afi student book on editing

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© A.M.P.A.S.® FILM EDITING:
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1. This instructional guide 2. Four student activity masters 3. A wall poster for classroom display 4. A response card for teacher comments T This program has been designed for students in sec- ondary school English, language arts, visual arts and communications courses. 1. To encourage students to use critical thinking as they learn how film editing contributes to the meaning of a film. 2. To engage students in an exploration of film as a medium of communication. 3. To help students become more visually literate. 4. To enhance student interest in and knowledge about motion picture development, the production process and its history. Introduction The first Academy Awards were handed out on May 16, 1929, just after the advent of “talkies.” By 1930, enthusiasm was so great that a Los Angeles radio station did a live, one-hour broadcast, and the Awards have enjoyed broadcast coverage ever since. The number and types of awards have grown and changed over the years to keep up with the development of the motion picture industry. Since 1981,Awards of Merit— Oscars ® —have been presented in each of the following categories or their sub-divisions: acting, art direction, cinematography, costume design, directing, feature and short documentary film, film editing, foreign language film, make-up, music, best picture, best animated and best live-action short film, sound, sound-effects editing, visual effects and writing.This year, the very first award for animated feature will be presented. In an age when awards shows are commonplace, the Academy Awards are unique because the judges—Academy members— are top filmmakers from around the world.The ques- tion,“Who gets the Oscar?” is decided by a true jury of peers. With the exception of Best Picture, which is decided by the entire Academy, and the foreign language film and feature animation categories, which are selected by special viewing committees, nominations are determined by a secret ballot of Academy members representing each craft.All active Academy members vote to select the final winners in every category. The awards nomination and selection process pro- vides a wonderful opportunity to teach your students Y outh Media International, in cooperation with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, is proud to present the third in a series of study guides that focus on the different branches of the Academy. In this guide, students will learn about film editing—one of the many craft areas involved in creating a motion picture.The kit has been designed for students in secondary school English, language arts, visual arts and communications courses.The activities have been developed to capitalize on stu- dents’ natural interest in current films and the excitement generated by the Academy Awards ® to teach valuable lessons in critical thinking and to develop visual literacy skills.
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