In this lesson, students film interviews with content experts as well as additional B-roll footage, and film mentors help students find existing footage and media to supplement their films.
Context for Use
This is the second part of a 3-part unit on the filmmaking process for both formal and informal education settings. See also other lessons in this unit:
To access all LOCC program resources - including lesson plans, worksheets, slides, and instructional videos - see the interactive educator guide: Sharing Science with Film: A Guide to Student Productions.
What Students Will Do
• Students will develop questions to ask experts on their film topics.
• Students will practice interviewing each other to become familiar with their own interview style.
• Students will propose potential follow-up questions that they might ask their interviewees.
• Students will conduct interviews with their content experts.
Lesson 5: Interviews
Lesson 6: B-Roll
Lesson 7: Voice-overs and Additional Footage