Movie and book reviews are a great way for students to structure and share their opinons. Here’s a quick challenge for
13 to 18 year old any student (they removed the age restriction, but minors MUST have guardian’s permission) from the American Film Institute’s ScreenNation site – review a movie in three minutes or less and upload it by October 10th. BUT you can’t use any clips from the movie or any other copyrighted material. So, this will depend heavily on good writing and reasoning, and a little creativity recreating scenes that you would like to illustrate. The winner gets a Flip cam. Don’t forget to visit the ScreenNation Learn page for production tips. This contest is hosted by that new YouTube star, Lisa Nova.
And coming up next on this blog – we may not be able to see Russia from Illinois and there is at least one whole state (maybe two counting Michigan’s U.P.) between us and Canada, but we have three opportunities coming up for students to show off their movie makin’ skills.