The Oscars celebrate the film industry. What’s behind the camera? There’s a lot to see – as you will find out in these filmatic activities.
- What is film itself? Watch how it works at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rqSbmw9u1C
- What the history of movies in 3 minutes at http://mocomi.com/history-of-movies/
- What how animated movies are made: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJaN643ri7s
- Take a tour of Universal Studios with Steven Spielberg: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=adHq0plTjd0
- What is a film producer? Get the details at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e5EoMcoUI2Q. CrashCourse has other videos about film making and its history.
- Make your own movie at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C2YeFs0Vn6c
- Are you already a movie maker? You can join the Kid Vid Club, get tips, and submit your videos to http://www.minimoviemakers.com/kid_vid_club.htm
- Movies and popcorn go together; here’s are some yummy ways to liven up your popcorn: http://redtri.com/popcorn-recipes/slide/1
- Have fun with your popcorn; it’s more than food as these 40 popcorn crafts demonstrate: https://funfamilycrafts.com/popcorn-crafts-kids/
- Watch how film studios keep their cast and crew safe at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lw9XQN3GAfM
- How does the film industry maintain the quality of films? Read the details at http://www.loc.gov/preservation/care/film.html
- What are ways that you can care for DCs and DVDs? Follow this tips at http://www.digitallyurs.com/21-tips-to-take-care-of-your-cds-dvds/
- Early films, In particular, are perishable. How can they be preserved? How can you help? Find out how at https://www.filmpreservation.org/preservation-basics
Does a film career light up your life? Filmmaking is a team effort that can take thousands of people to do, from script writing to distribution and advertising. Here are just a few possibilities. Follow your inner star.