Bill

Still from Bill (2015) of Bill and Walsingham on stage
Still from Bill (2015) of Bill and Walsingham on stage

Ages

7–14

Duration

Medium (5-11 activities)

Nation

England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland

This resource provides activity ideas and materials to work with Into Film's Behind the Scenes films for British film Bill (2014). Our five short films follow Into Film Young Reporters on the set of Bill as they find out about the film's story, costume, stunts, actors and more. Activities include preparing and delivering a pitch, researching and creating Tudor food, music and costume, set design and investigating the wide variety of job roles and tasks involved in making a film in pre-production, production and post-production.

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Bill Presentation

Clips, stills and stimulus questions to investigate British film Bill

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Bill Teacher's Notes

Guidance to deliver activities based on Into Film's Behind the Scenes films

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Stunts Masterclass and Q&A with

Gary Connery talks about the dangers and rewards of being a movie stuntman.

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In part four of our exclusive Behind The Scenes look at the making of Bill,
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Bill: Green Light to Opening Night Part 4 - Crew

Part four of our exclusive Behind The Scenes look at the making of Bill.

Duration: 7:03 mins

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Bill: Green Light to Opening Night Part 5 - Edit

Final part of our exclusive Behind The Scenes look at the making of Bill.

Duration: 6:24 mins

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In part three of our exclusive Behind The Scenes look at the making of Bill
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Bill: Green Light to Opening Night Part 3 - Cast

Part three of our exclusive Behind The Scenes look at the making of Bill.

Duration: 6:19 mins

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In part two of our exclusive Behind The Scenes look at the making of Bill,
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Bill: Green Light to Opening Night Part 2

Part two of our exclusive Behind The Scenes look at the making of Bill.

Duration: 5:19 mins

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In part one of our Behind-the-scenes look at the making of Bill, reporter J
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Bill: Green Light to Opening Night Part 1 - Pitch

Part one of our Behind-the-scenes look at the making of Bill.

Duration: 6:44 mins

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Skillset Hair and Makeup Masterclass

Hair and make up artist Laura Tallentire visited Oaks Secondary School.

Duration: 4:15 mins

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Skillset Costume Masterclass with Claire Collins

Costume supervisor Claire gets students involved in hands-on costume work.

Duration: 5:11 mins

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This Resource Supports

Literacy

Design and Technology

Craft

Textiles

Careers

English

History

Before 1800

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