Development 1: Develop Your Film Idea





Short (1-4 activities)


England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

This resource introduces young people to the development stage of film production. It includes top tips and activities covering themes, premise, character development, genre and different types of story structure to help them develop their film ideas.  

The guide is recommended for young people aged 13 to 19 for them to engage with filmmaking directly and without the support of an adult.  

This resource forms part of a collection of mini filmmaking guides for young people covering the key aspects of the five stages of film production. 

Mae'r adnodd hwn yn cyflwyno'r camau o ddatblygu o gynhyrchu ffilm i bobl ifanc. Mae'n cynnwys awgrymiadau a gweithgareddau sy'n cwmpasu themâu, syniadau, datblygu cymeriadau, genre a gwahanol fathau o strwythur stori i'w helpu datblygu eu syniadau ffilm.

Awgrymir defnyddio'r canllaw yma gyda phobl ifanc rhwng 13 a 19 oed i'w hymgysylltu â chreu ffilmiau uniongyrchol a heb gymorth oedolyn.

Mae'r adnodd hwn yn rhan o gasgliad o ganllawiau ffilmiau Cymraeg ar gyfer pobl ifanc, sy'n edrych ar bump cam allweddol o gynhyrchu ffilm gan blethu mewn elfennau o'r Fframwaith Cymhwysedd Digidol. 

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Datblygu 1: Datblygu'ch syniad am ffilm

Datblygu 1: Datblygu'ch syniad am ffilm

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Development- Develop your idea

A mini filmmaking guide to support young people through the initial stages

Size: 4.37 MB

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This video will help you to think of an idea for your film.

Development 1 - Your Idea

A brief overview of how to develop your film idea.

Duration: 1:43 mins

This Resource Supports

  • Media Studies
  • Moving Image Arts
  • Welsh First Language (Cymru)

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