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What's so special about graphic novels?

Graphic novels are a contemporary literary phenomenon. But what sets them apart from other forms of narrative, such as novels or films? Explore the unique features of the graphic novel in this discussion with some of Australia's most successful graphic novelists. This clip is one in a series of four.

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Submerged! Water levels in video games

Underwater levels in video games are often the most challenging because they require the player to use different skills and abilities as they navigate this environment. However, this can also be a lot of fun for both players and game designers. In this clip, host Bajo and his trusty sidekick Darren the robot discuss the ...

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Sharing the good news about Creative Commons

Making a media work about Creative Commons licensing can be a challenge. How do you get the message across without losing the interest of your audience? Christopher Lewis, an ABC Open producer from Western Australia, shares his video on the subject.

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Scripting and storyboarding a video interview

How do you decide on the questions for a video interview? What about how it's going to be filmed? Catherine Marciniak and Benj Binks from ABC Open provide some great tips on scripting and storyboarding a video interview. This is one of eight clips on making a mini-documentary.

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Shooting video with a hand-held camera

You're making a video and want to take moving shots with your hand-held camera, but you don't want them to look all shaky. Catherine Marciniak from ABC Open has some useful advice for you on taking steady shots and getting a variety of shots. This clip is one of eight on making a mini-documentary.

Interactive resource

Nhu Minh: multiculturalism in Australia

Meet Nhu Minh, a Vietnamese-Australian studying in Melbourne in 1987. Explore Nhu's cultural background, showing how multiculturalism has enriched life in Australia. Examine photos, personal notes and historic materials. Use these materials to build a storyboard, including captions and voiceovers.

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Picture story: outdoor adventure: assessment

Test your ability to create a movie from a still picture by choosing shots and camera moves. As a practice task, use software tools to recreate a movie about horseriding. See how combinations of camera shots hide things from, or reveal things to, the audience and create mood. Apply these skills to an assessment by telling ...

Interactive resource

Norman Dean: Great Depression [ESL]

Make a storyboard for a documentary film about the Great Depression in Australia. Examine a series of photos and descriptions of life during the Great Depression. Explore the Depression's impact on unemployment, housing, poverty levels, family life and health. Choose images linking personal stories, lifestyle changes and ...

Teacher resource

Picture story: outdoor adventure: assessment: teacher guide

Use this resource with 'Picture story: outdoor adventure: assessment' (L9673). First, see a profile of that assessment object, which gives you some helpful background information. Then follow clear guidelines on the marking and interpretation of student input. For each of the tasks, read notes on the three main anticipated ...

Teacher resource

Picture story: situations: assessment: teacher guide

Use this resource with 'Picture story: situations: assessment' (L9674). First, see a profile of that assessment object, which gives you some helpful background information. Then follow clear guidelines on the marking and interpretation of student input. For each of the tasks, read notes on the three main anticipated levels ...

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Picture story: In the crowd: assessment: teacher guide

Use this resource with 'Picture story: in the crowd: assessment' (L9675). First, see a profile of that assessment object, which gives you some helpful background information. Then follow clear guidelines on the marking and interpretation of student input. For each of the tasks, read notes on the three main anticipated levels ...

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Picture story: history: assessment: teacher guide

Use this resource with 'Picture story: history: assessment' (L9676). First, see a profile of that assessment object, which gives you some helpful background information. Then follow clear guidelines on the marking and interpretation of student input. For each of the tasks, read notes on the three main anticipated levels ...

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'Untitled', from the series 'Something more', 1989

This is a colour photograph by Tracey Moffatt (1960-), taken in 1989. Measuring 101.5 cm x 127.5 cm, the image (one in a group of nine) depicts a roadside scene set against the backdrop of a field somewhere in the country. The foreground of the image is dominated by a close-up of a motorbike and a pair of legs in shiny ...

Teacher resource

How to create a storyboard: item 1 of 3

This is a resource about how a story can be represented in pictures through storyboarding, the first stage in making a film or animation. It features a video in which filmmaker Kathy Burns takes the viewer through the process of creating a storyboard; an activity sheet to support the video; a storyboard template; and teacher ...

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Scriptwriting and storyboards

This resource is a web page that outlines the pre-production processes of scriptwriting and storyboarding. Information is provided on writing a treatment, the screenplay, the shooting script and creating a storyboard. Links are provided to an interactive storyboard generator and to a more detailed PDF version of this resource. ...

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Production: scriptwriting and storyboards

This resource is a PDF that outlines the pre-production processes of scriptwriting and storyboarding. Potential filmmakers are given tips and information on writing a treatment, the screenplay and the shooting script, and key screenwriting and camera-technique definitions are included. The section on storyboards provides ...

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Production: understanding storyboards

This resource is a PDF on understanding storyboards that provides an exploration of the language of storyboards, using diagrams and illustrations to depict storyboarding conventions. Information is provided on aspect ratios, arrows and drawing. There is information on the storyboard artist Brendan Tolley and a link to his ...

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Storyboard generator

This is an interactive storyboard generator, one of several pre-production resources available on ACMI's Generator website. The resource consists of two sections: one where users select an existing script from three possible genres - horror, comedy or romance; and the other where users can build their storyboard from scratch. ...

Teacher resource

Video narratives

This downloadable zip file is part of the Adobe digital school collection of resources. The resources include a series of assets designed to complement a video-narratives lesson (also available through the Adobe education exchange). The assets include: Adobe Premiere Elements preview files, encoded files, layouts, video ...

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Interactive dance

This is a resource that focuses on creating dance using variations of lighting and multimedia. It features two videos with dance teacher Katrina Rank exploring dance improvisations using light and line drawing. The resource includes three further videos used as stimuli for activities; three activity sheets and a light dance ...