Multimedia Project Lesson

  • Lesson 7: Multimedia Presentation Creation

    Copyright and Creative Commons

    Options for the Movie

    • Students will create a slideshow of images with voice narration that represents their theme, ideas, and turning point thesis, OR
    • Students will create a Movie Trailer that represents their theme, ideas, and turning point thesis.

    What is Creative Commons?

    Acceptable Sources for Images/Video


    iMovie Trailer Descriptions:
    (Consider the Tone and Mood of your topic carefully!!!)

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    Time

    Trailers & Descriptions

    Theme/Mood/Feel

    1

    1:03

    Adrenaline:
    Trailer is a crescendo (actions & events build up to a climax).

    • Anticipation/Suspense
    • Rising Action
    • Extreme Conflict/Struggle
    • Epic Events
    • Dangerous Times

    2

    1:03

    Coming of Age:
    Makes audience feel like things are getting better (e.g., for the peasants).

    • Learning/Growth Stages
    • Situations Improving
    • New Discoveries
    • Hope

    3

    1:02

    Expedition:
    Trailer is a crescendo (i.e., actions & events build up to a climax).

    • Struggle/Conflict
    • Adventure
    • Facing Challenges
    • Danger

    4

    1:34

    Narrative:
    Overall tone is one of change (either positive or negative).

    • Tragedy
    • Struggle
    • Uncertainty
    • Discovery
    • Making Choices

    5

    1:01

    Scary:
    Implies danger. Makes audience feel frantic and at risk.

    • Death/Dying
    • Mystery
    • Oppression
    • Struggle/Conflict
    • Opposing Forces

    6

    1:03

    Swashbuckler:
    Has feel of an exciting adventure� lots of action.

    • Adventure/Discovery
    • Growth/Learning
    • Overcoming Challenges
    • Triumphant
    • Hope
    • Success


    Lesson 7:  iMovie Project
    1. Each group will create an iMovie Project according to the Project Rubric
    2. Each group member will take on  specific roles for the project
    3. The Project will be based on an iMovie Movie Trailer template
    4. The group will choose a Movie Trailer Template that best supports the thesis.
    5. The group will fill out a Movie Trailer Storyboard that...
      1. Converts their thesis/essay into a narrative format that fits their chosen template
      2. Identifies the types of photos/video clips/artifacts needed to support/demonstrate each part of the narrative
    6. The group members will perform their roles and create the movie
    7. The trailer will be finalized, and a citations page and group photo will be added
    8. The finished projects will be published.
    9. Movie Project Exemplar