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Field of Mars Environmental Education Centre

Field of Mars Environmental Education Centre

Experience Engage Enable

Telephone02 9816 1298

Emailfieldofmar-e.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Documentary in a day

Documentary in a day incursion

English

Inspiring the next David Attenborough, Documentary in a day guides students through the process of producing nature documentaries. Turning informative text into an engaging audio-visual product to educate and entertain. 

With no preparation needed students find inspiration for their documentaries in the natural environment within their school or their local bushland reserve. Scripts and storyboards are prepared and filmmaking techniques to turn ordinary into extraordinary are demonstrated. 

After pre-production, students seek out visually appealing video content to support their prepared text. To edit, students follow a success criteria using expert tips and our portfolio of emotive music. A movie screening ends the day.

All resources and equipment provided including iPads, tripods, microphones, reflectors and digital multimodal texts.

Location

Your school and local bushland, if available

Programs details