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Secondary screenings at BFI

This year’s older student groups came from London Nautical, Dunraven, St Gabriel’s College, from Lambeth, and St. Mary Magdalene from Islington.  There was quite a range in tone, genre, theme, and use of mise en scene. As our blogger Paris … Continue reading

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Screenings at BFI – our MA blogger writes..

Our guest blogger, Paris Wong from Hertfordshire University, came to our screenings for Mettre en Scene today.  Here’s his impressions: Today is the screening day of all the student films from this year’s Le Cinéma, Cent Ans de Jeunesse. This year’s … Continue reading

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Bergala at the Bilan

After each day of screenings at the finale of Cinema Cent Ans De Jeunesse, the film-makers and teachers spend an hour going over the year’s work, and the final films.  We also begin to think about next year’s theme.  This … Continue reading

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Paris 2013

Every year, groups of children and young people from all over the world gather to present the films they’ve made as part of Cinema Cent Ans de Jeunesse.  It’s June 2013, and representatives from Brazil, Cuba, Martinique, Portugal, Spain, Italy, … Continue reading

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Two nights in Paris

We are back from Paris and I couldn’t be prouder of our children. Not only did they make an outstanding film, they were fantastic company, wonderfully behaved, thankful, respectful, polite, caring and great fun. On Tuesday 4th June, we arrived … Continue reading

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Final film, final shoots

Nautical are up against a tight deadline – to shoot and edit the final film by half term.  They’re looking for that elusive ‘confined space’ in which to shoot the required two scenes (with two characters, and again with a … Continue reading

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Constrained space improv scene

The April 25th session involves conversation and improvisatory film work. The project ‘veterans’ of last year advocate simplicity and sticking to the brief: they’re aware of limitations, expectations and possible recriminations. One comment from Daniel went: “France want to see … Continue reading

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