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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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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Future Aleppo - Model

Mohammed Kteish

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

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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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Celebration Circuits

Bare Conductive

Master the basics of circuit building using conductive paint and bring this animated party of revelers to life.

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Vai Kai Companion

Justyna Zubrycka and Matas Petrikas

Companions are interactive wooden dolls that emotionally support kids in their everyday life.

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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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