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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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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Play Osmo Pizza Co

Osmo

Encourages creative thinking and social interaction by expanding gameplay beyond the screen.

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Electro Dough Kit

Technology Will Save Us

Play, learn and invent! Kids make their own sculptures with homemade dough and bring them to beeping, blinking life with LED eyes, buzzers and switches.

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Flippaper

Jérémie Cortial and Roman Miletitch

Invent your pinball with paint markers and a simple sheet of paper, and play it on a machine back from the future of videogames!

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Live Action VR - Chosen by Kids

Dubit

Colour in our VR cardboard headsets, use them to visit animals in Wildlife Parks, and many other magical places and then take your creation home!

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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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