Learning Resources

Sources and Citations help videos from NextVista.org

This playlist on sources and citations covers what Creative Commons is, the types of Creative Commons licenses, and how to cite CC-licensed media you use.

Film Making Tips

Students Sharing Video Creation Tips

Is the audio clear?

GSVFF Video Tips - Clear Audio.wmv

Can you add emotion with music?

GSVFF Video Tips - Music Emotion.wmv

WeVideo Digital Storytelling Lesson

WeVideo Digital Storytelling 101 - for Student Film Fest 2017-2018

Moving Shots in Film

Moving Shots in Film

Film Shots and Composition

Film Shots and Composition

Other Resources

Study Film


Vimeo's Video School

Filmmaker IQ's Youtube Channel

Some guy named Jim's Film Website

The Door Scene Activity and more from American Film Institute:

AFI Educator Handbook

AFI Storyboard Glossary

Learn Skills

Production Skills Course from Youtube’s Creator Academy: A series of courses to help you improve all aspects of your video production

Apple’s Moviemaking Curriculum: Explore free lessons created by digital media production experts Ross Kallen and Marco Antonio Torres.

The Oscars Teaching Guide Series: The Academy, in cooperation with Young Minds Inspired, produces a series of teacher's guides that explore the art and science of motion pictures.

Media Awareness Network: Media literacy is the ability to sift through and analyze the messages that inform, entertain and sell to us every day. This Canadian website helps you to get students to watch and listen for what is really being said or not said on television.

Be Inspired

Next Vista for Learning: A collection of student videos and project ideas.

Adobe’s Education Initiatives : Adobe is cultivating the next generation of digital media makers and coders so they can innovate, help grow our economies and make a real social impact.

The Director's Bureau: A fabulous collection of videos, reels, and commercials from some well-known and not so well-known directors.