LitFilmFest

A Tale Unfolds

ataleunfolds.co.uk

Suitable for: 6yrs to 11yrs

This is a selection of films that were written, performed and filmed by 7-11 year olds in their primary school English lessons. On 19th June 2017, they were shown as part of LitFilmFest at the BFI IMAX in London, the largest screen in Britain, to over 1600 pupils and their teachers. The aim of the festival was to showcase how combining traditional literacy with digital skills leads to radical improvements in both areas as well as a huge increase in pupil engagement in the classroom.

A Tale Unfolds, the social enterprise behind LitFilmFest, is a team of experienced primary school teachers who recognise that digital skills are the key to unlocking the enormous potential of our young people. By creating education projects for the primary classroom, we allow teachers to meet the demands of the National Curriculum for English and radically improve their traditional literacy skills at the same time as both engaging pupils through digital content and preparing them for success in their digital futures

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Future Aleppo - Virtual Reality

Alex Pearson

A child’s model of Aleppo preserved in Virtual Reality, a city that many children have fled from.

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Makey Makey GO

Jay Silver

Invent on the go – and change the world – with the snap of an alligator clip, transforming everyday objects into Internet touchpads.

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Patatap

Jono Brandel and Lullatone

A portable animation and sound kit. With the touch of a finger, create melodies charged with moving shapes.

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Future Aleppo - Model

Mohammed Kteish

An interactive papercraft cityscape of the center of Aleppo, including all the key landmarks.

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Escalado Reshod

Josh Wilde

A fun interactive game where you the sound of coconuts hitting each other to race horses.

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Rain or Shine

Felix Massie

Rain or Shine is a short VR film made for Google Spotlight Stories. The sun is shining, the birds are singing, there’s a spring in everybody’s step.

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