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The course covers the foundations of cinematic language, including terms like “frame” and “shot,” as well as camera movements. It explores storytelling techniques, such as plot development and character portrayal, using tools like storyboards and photocomics. Participants learn about documentary genres and practice observing and recording their surroundings to create photo-documentaries. The concept of montage is explored, emphasizing shot selection and sequence in storytelling. Additionally, participants experiment with movement and stop-motion animation, and discover the narrative potential of sound. Throughout the course, they engage in practical exercises to apply their learning and develop their storytelling skills.

The website can be translated automatically with Google Translate.


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This webpage gives hints on how to tell a story only though the use of sounds, while giving an introduction to sound recording. Organized in a 2-hour session, the groups will reconstruct a space or an active action through sounds that define it.

It is accessible to all types of public willing to get acquainted with the soundscape.

Guidelines Media Literacy Workshop

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This 7-pages manual gathers practical guidance that can be easily used when designing your MIL training for the participants to get acquainted with the semantic elements around a pictured object and the corresponding intervention by the film director who creates the picture.

Guidelines for video production

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This guidance provides tips on radio creation as a foreign language learning tool, if you’re implementing your MIL training to people learning a foreign language, while offering initiation to radio techniques (from recording to broadcasting) and an indicative work agenda easy to replicate.

Describing a public place

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This webpage gives an overview of the importance of framing and juxtaposition of shots to produce and give meaning. By explaining the concept of documentation and subjectivity related to any visual description of a place, it helps participants get familiar with the development of collective competencies of communication.

Cuts & Transitions 101

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This short video of 11 minutes tackles two main elements to support your participants when editing their video:

–  First, the video sums up the different cuts and transitions available, depending on the effect you want to produce, with examples from classic and modern films.

–  Then, the video gives you the basic film terminology to strengthen your knowledge in this field.

A unique portrait

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Developed as a tutorial webpage for your MIL Training, with advice on juxtaposition and synthesis of shots to produce works of art, while raising discussion about identity.
Easy to implement, the participants will, in groups, take pictures of facial features of each participant (eyes, nose, etc.), before combining them to create a collective portrait.