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Screening Shorts: the home for educators looking to explore film in the Scottish classroom.

Short Film Library

Screening Shorts features nearly 100 licensed short films from the worlds of live-action drama, animation and documentary for use in the classroom, allowing you to reach Scottish Curriculum learning outcomes with your pupils using film. All films come with suggested critical, cultural and creative classroom activities.

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Teaching Resources

Teaching Activities

A guide to different ways you can use moving image texts in your classroom lessons. Lots of ideas of how to get pupils engaging with films through literacy exercises and practical activities.

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Classroom Resources

Additional resources to support your work with moving image texts. Many resources are themed towards specific films in our collection; others are general tools that can be used in many different contexts.

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Getting Creative

Once you and your class have watched, analysed and discussed moving image text, you might want to get pupils to start making moving image projects themselves - with these creative ideas for you to try.

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Video Tutorials

Your guide to using moving image texts in the classroom and across the whole curriculum. They will show you how to discuss and analyse films, plan lessons and show you how other teachers use moving image.

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Useful Links

Moving Image Education on the web; find many other useful resources from our directory of links to moving image education websites, organisations and practitioners.

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Moving Image Education grammar and language; look up and learn moving image 'speak' from this list of its most common words and their definitions.

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