Pre-Production Short Film Package - Sets, Storyboards and a Script

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Students will complete the sets, storyboards and script for their short film from lessons #1-3. Brainstorming, set ideas, camera movements storylines and stage direction come alive in this culminating PBL lesson!

Introduction

In this lesson, students will create the storyboard, set design and script for the final project. They will utilize the planning skills and beginning exercises from the first three lessons to design 1-2 sets, create a storyboard for 1-2 scenes, and develop a 3-act script using Celtx (4-8 minutes).(Remember: This will be created from the same story concept that was used throughout the PBL unit.) 

Lesson 1: Storytelling - Ideas, Elements & Structure

Lesson 2: Creating the Scene - Storyboards and Set Designs

Lesson 3: Script-Writing - Formats, Elements & Celtx

Lesson 4: Pre-Production Short Film Package - Sets, Storyboards and a Script

Lesson Times

2 Days
100-120 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Arts, Media, and Entertainment Arts, Media, and Entertainment
    • Design, Visual, and Media Arts
    • Performing Arts
    • Production and Managerial Arts
K-12 Subjects
  • Visual Arts & Performing Arts
    • Theatre
    • Visual Arts
Grade Levels
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12

Standards and Objectives

Standards

California English Common Core Standards (1)
California's 2013 CTE Standards (2)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Create 1-2 set designs for use in a short film project.
  • Create 1-2 storyboards for use in a short film project.
  • Create a script for a short film project.

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