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The film shows three different film versions of a simple storyline, taken by a beginner, an experienced amateur and a professional filmmaker. The three short films were made by a beginner, an experienced amateur and a professional. Each was given the same story synopsis, the same camera (a GB Bell Howell 'Autoload') and 100ft of 16mm Kodak Plus X film. Working independently, each movie-maker shot his own version of the story in the same location with the same girl in the leading part.
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Media Studies / Literacy: Download these films, separate them and show them to the class without telling them who is the beginner, who is experienced and who is a professional filmmaker. See if they can spot the differences in terms of story design, cinematography, shot structure (direction), acting and editing. You may want to discuss which film was technically the best (cinematography, directing, acting, story, etc.) and which was emotionally most satisfying and why.
Media Studies / Literacy: At the end of the second film the girl looks back and the man smiles (remember the Gary Moore song "Looking Back" song), write a sequel that shows how their relationship develops.
Drama: Think out and act out a new scenario involving a male character, a female character, a bench, a paper bag, and a handbag.
Media Studies / Computer Studies: Add sound effects and music to alter the genre or tone of the clip (e.g. thriller, horror, comedy, love story).
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