The Look Book

Film making is, in principle, a creative group project.  And, while most students respond really positively to creative opportunities, we consistently notice that student production teams have difficulty developing and sharing a unified vision.  We have production teams work on screenplays, shot plans, AV scripts and storyboards to try to address this. Every year, we … Continue reading The Look Book

Letting Go: Breaking Patterns of Silence

Projects are tricky things.  If you don't have enough organized structure, students are unlikely to accomplish anything. Conversely, if you're too tied to a limited outcome, you risk silencing student voice, choice, and creativity.  Organized structure is necessary.  It provides students with manageable deadlines, and a pathway toward achievement.  However, in project-based curriculum design it … Continue reading Letting Go: Breaking Patterns of Silence