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This year we have embarked on an exciting new project that has seen us link up with a number of schools in Lincolnshire and with the British Film Institute. We have been able to give 11 children from year 6 the opportunity to learn about the early pioneers of film through to the exciting new blockbusters of today and how they are made.

The la Cinemateque Francaise allows children from all over the world to engage in film as part of their learning.  Each year they choose a theme that the children need to follow. This years theme is places and stories. Eventually, they will work towards creating their own 8 minute piece of cinematic history. Along the way the children will improve their skills with a series of exercises.

Situations

We have been asked to participate in a blog for the Cinémathèque Française. If you would like to have a look at our school and others around the world please use the following link

 

North Somercotes blog

Final film

We are currently in production for our final film, that will be shown in Paris and London this year. Please look at the behind the scenes photos below that show an incite into how we work.

 

This year our brief is to look at situations in film and how they develop through the characters. The choices they make and the consequences that happen as a result. Please enjoy some of the films we have already shot.

Below are a selection of films and events that we participated in last year.

 

We had a great day at the BFI in London. We watched ourselves on the big screen, answered questions about the film and then walked through London to the British Museum. We are very proud of the children they were fantastic!

 

Watch the final film made by the children. This film will be shown at the BFI cinema on the Southbank, London and also at the Venue in Lincoln. The children have worked incredibly hard on making this. They are really proud of it. Enjoy!

                         Going Nowhere

Going Nowhere is a film that chronicles the adventure of one young girl who, on one ordinary day at school, slowly comes to realise that through one special object it is possible to travel to faraway lands, each filled with magic and wonder, all without leaving her chair.