Careers in Film - Primary

Students filming
Students filming




Long (12 plus activities)


England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland

This resource supports primary teachers in developing pupils' awareness of the film industry and the wide variety of interesting careers that are open to them. Exploring inspiring careers in Foley sound effects, make-up, costume designing, editing and more, learners will be able to appreciate the broad range of talent that goes into making a film and bringing it to the screen. The activities are accompanied by a quiz, film clips, Behind The Scenes videos, curriculum links and activity sheets, and require pupils to tap into a vast array of creative, communication and team work skills. The resource is most suitable for young people aged 7-11 and can be used in any educational setting across the UK. Also avaialabe in Scottish Gaelic.

Tha an stòras seo a' toirt taic gu tidsearan bhun-sgoil gus eòlas gnìomhachais fiolm a bhrosnachadh leis na sgoileran aca agus a chuir solas air an raoin farsaing de dhreuchdan inntinneach a tha fosgailte dhaibh.

Bidh luchd-ionnsachaidh comasach air a bhith a 'cur luach air raon farsaing de thàlant a tha a' dol a-steach gu bhith a' dèanamh film agus ga thoirt air an sgrion, a rannsachadh dhreuchdan brosnachail ann am Foley a dèanamh effects le fuaim , rìomhachas, culaidh dealbhaidh, deasachadh agus cuisperean eile.

Tha na gnìomhan seo a' tighinn le quiz, cliopan de fhiolm, behind the scenes videos, ceanglaichean churraicealam agus duilleagean obrach na chois.  Feumaidh na sgoilerean a' cleachadh iomadh seorsa de sgilean cruthachail, sgilean conaltradh agus sgilean obair-sgioba airson na ghnìomhan seo a dhèanamh.

Tha an goireas seo freagarrach airson daoine òga aois 7 gu 11 agus faodar a bhith air an cleachdadh ann an suidheachadh foghlaim sam bith air feadh na Rìogachd Aonaichte.

This resource includes


Careers in Film - Primary presentation

PowerPoint presentation to accompany Careers in Film - Primary resource.

Size: 58.53 MB

Download for free


Careers in Film - Primary Quiz

A skills quiz to accompany the Careers in Film - Primary resource.

Size: 6.78 MB

Download for free


Careers in Film - Primary Teachers' Notes

Teachers' notes PDF for Careers in Film - Primary resource

Size: 2.78 MB

Download for free


Co-fharpais Dreuchdan ann am fiolm - Ire Bun Sgoil

Co-fharpais Dreuchdan ann am fiolm - Ire Bun Sgoil PPTX

Size: 7.07 MB

Download for free


Cùrsan-beatha ann am Film Bun-sgoile

Cùrsan-beatha ann am Film Bun-sgoile PDF

Size: 815 KB

Download for free


Dreuchdan ann am fiolm

Dreuchdan ann am fiolm PPTX

Size: 58.53 MB

Download for free

Suitable for Primary: Foley artist John Fewell uses cabbages, celery, old j

Foley masterclass with Foley artist John Fewell

Find out how foley artist John uses cabbages to create sounds effects.

Duration: 15:22 mins

Watch for free

Sim Evan Jones is a film editor who worked at firstly at  Steven Spielberg'

Editing masterclass and Q&A with Sim Evan-Jones

Shrek editor Sim explains the role of the film editor to students.

Duration: 5:41 mins

Watch for free

This Resource Supports


Design and Technology

Art and Design

Gaelic Scottish (Gàidhlig)


Got Some Feedback?

We love to hear how educators have used our resources.

Contact us
How Do Into Film Clubs Work? header

How do Into Film Clubs work?

Find out more about what's involved in running your very own Into Film Club.

Still from training video - kids in class.


Learn how to make the most of film in education with our training programme.


Viewing 4 of 4 related items.

What our educators say

"I think that our work on ‘The Girl and the Fox’ has really benefitted our children. I would thoroughly recommend the Into Film approach to any school wanting to improve attainment in literacy."