About a week ago, I posted about an AFI (American Film Institute) workshop. We are now proud to offer additional discounts to all DEN members. I attended this training in the spring and it was very engaging and hands-on. The instructor, Frank Guttler, is highly enthusiastic and very knowledgeable. I felt the training and environment were very authentic and I left knowing a lot about how to integrate digital storytelling into my curriculum, as well as movie making in general.
See below for more info on this opportunity.
September 22, 2007 CSUMB Language Lab 9:00am to 5:00pm
In this hands-on workshop, teachers and administrators
of all grade levels and subjects will learn how to use filmmaking as a
tool to engage student learning. Through experiential lessons, participants
will learn to shoot, plan edit and critique film and make connection to
Participants will learn:
* The difference between shots and scenes
* How to organize and improve filmmaking
* How to use video cameras (a hands-on experience)
* How to edit footage on a video editing
program (time permitting)
Participants will preview the program’s newest curriculum
and professional development components, including the program resources
now available at Discovery Education’s unitedstreaming.com, and hear the
latest program research findings. Participants will understand the premise
behind AFI’s development of the Screen Education program, stemming from
its 40 year history as a national institute providing leadership in screen
education and the recognition and celebration of excellence in the art
of film, television and digital media. Introducing digital filmmaking into
the K-12 classroom can capitalize on the appeal and excitement of collaborative
storytelling through moving images as a means to an end-the mastery of
traditional subject matter.
Learning to understand, consume, evaluate and especially
to create media for the screen can improve students’ involvement in the
classroom, expertise in appropriate use of technology, academic performance
and social skills. AFI believes the first step is to engage educators and
provide them with the skills, information and confidence to navigate a
This workshop is offered through a partnership between
Cal State University Monterey Bay (CSUMB), the American Film Institute
(AFI) and CUE. The workshop will be lead by Frank Guttler, Associate
Director of the American Film Institute k-12 Screen Education Center.
A working lunch will be included with the workshop. Please
contact the CUEtoYOU coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org
if you have any particular dietary requirements.
Regular Cost: $155 with current CUE membership ($195 new
DEN MEMBER SPECIAL: $120 for DEN members with current
CUE membership ($160 with new or renewing CUE membership)
Register Now: https://cueweb.cue.org/cueweb/pdw/pdwwebstore.aspx
Refund Policy: Membership and workshop are both non-refundable.
Membership is non-transferable.
Note: This workshop is eligible for a $120 reimbursement
through the Ed Tech K12 Voucher Program. Any membership fee added above
this is not eligible for reimbursement.