Tag Archives: Long Take

The Keyhole: St. Margaret’s Withern

Last year one of my favourite Mise en Scene films was made by children at St. Margaret’s Primary School in Withern, Lincolnshire. This year they made two films, one of which, Hide and Seek, came to Paris. The other is … Continue reading

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Paris 2014

Paris 2014, June 3-5th, screening of 40 films made by young people, following the ‘long take’ protocol, over three days.  A thousand young people, from Brazil, Cuba, Martinique, Portugal, Catalunya, Italy, Austria, Belgium, Germany, 20 different schools in France, and … Continue reading

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Inverness: Understanding Cinema Day

Originally posted on Understanding Cinema:
The Understanding Cinema project offers lots of opportunities to explore learning and sharing across the school year. This blog serves as a means to allow groups to see each other’s work; our tutors get together…

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HCCT filming Exercise 2

Exercise 2 asks us to create a simple scenario, then shoot it twice, in two long takes, one still, and one moving. Kate McLaughlin, who looks after the film group at Holy Cross Community Trust, tells us the actors are … Continue reading

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THAMES final shoot

That is, we hope it’s the final shoot, given that 14 of us spent most of Saturday shooting footage for the as yet untitled final film. The scenario is that young woman, B, is having difficulty tracking down her boyfriend; … Continue reading

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City Heights – planning final film

We’re almost on the home straight for Cinematheque projects, in the last half term of the project.  City Heights have 10 students on the programme, with film-maker Sam Lawlor.  This week, Sam is getting the group focused on preparing for … Continue reading

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Nautical developing their final film

The London Nautical group shot this snaky, sinewy single take following shot last week, exploring their final film idea.  There are two takes in this sequence, with different sound edits, and different responses from passers-by (some insouciant, others flagrantly staring … Continue reading

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