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Highfields Exercise 3

Saskia’s group have recently finished Exercise 3 – they’re going to Paris in the summer, so have to be slightly ahead of the rest of us. Their films are all on Vimeo in the Bromley Film Club collection. For a … Continue reading

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William Ransom

Lucy Eldridge from William Ransom Primary School in Hitchin has been running ‘sensory cinema’ after school since Christmas. This is what she’s been doing: ‘We started our first sensation by discussing the theme and working through the PowerPoint, talking about … Continue reading

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Highfield’s First Session

HIghfield Juniors in Bromley are along for their second year of CCAJ; this year, they’ll be going to Paris!  Saskia van Roomen is running the programme as part of their Into Film club – she’s an Into Film Ambassador.  She … Continue reading

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Sensory Cinema launch – what I learned

This week we’ve met with both groups of participating teachers and film-makers in this year’s CCAJ programme: 8 teachers from Lincolnshire and Mansfield, and 8 teachers and film-makers from London and Cambridge.  Following the clips and PPT and SoW below, … Continue reading

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Hale County, This Morning, This Evening

A thought occurred to me while compiling the powerpoint to launch ‘sensory cinema’, this year’s edition of Cinema Cent Ans de Jeunesse: the clips we get to choose from just aren’t very diverse in their representations.  Which led me further, … Continue reading

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Sensory Cinema: PPT and SoW

Here are the launch powerpoint, and the sample plan for this year’s theme, ‘Sensory Cinema’.  The link for the recommended clips is on the last slide of the PPT, and the opening page of the SoW. Download the docs from … Continue reading

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Final films: ‘situation’

The brief for the final film of 2018/19 was to: Make a film where the establishing incident affects how the characters relate to each other.  The situation will ‘flip’ during the course of the film, which will mean that the … Continue reading

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Mid-term meeting in London

We had a very productive reflective meeting today at BFI for schools from Lincolnshire/ Nottingham and London.  Legsby, North Summercotes, Brierley Forest, St. Vincent’s, Vittoria, Tyssen, and Highfield Junior School in Bromley.  We looked at Exercises 2 and 3, and … Continue reading

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Mid-term meeting in Berlin

Partners from Lithuania, Finland, Germany, Belgium, Scotland, and England came together in mid-February for the annual ‘mid-term bilan’, or review meeting, to share progress on Exercises 1-3 of ‘la situation.’ We’ve already looked at Exercise 1 and 2 – the … Continue reading

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Lincolnshire Catch-up

Cinematheque project teachers came to Fosse Way Primary in Lincoln last Thursday to share progress on this year’s theme ‘la Situation’.  We met Ivor from Legsby, Mark and Guy from North Summercotes, Emma from Brierley Forest in Notts, and Rob … Continue reading

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