Curriculum Resources for the Alaskan Environment
photography, art, English,
Purpose: to provide
students tools for creative expression; to
demystify film and television
- Teach the basics of photography and movie techniques.
- Teach animation techniques:
build a drawing table to work from
develop story boards for sequential outlines.
- Select a theme (e.g., day in
the life of a village child, a myth,
- Develop the theme.
- Consider animation styles that might best convey
the story successfully (i.e., clay [Pixilation], drawing,
painting, real-life tracing, or any combination).
- The animation process might be an extended process.
Consider working in groups on all aspects of the illustration. (Walt
Disney never had one person doing all the drawings.)
- any super 8 with single shot capabilities (you
can also do animation with video but through a slightly different
- a drawing table for filming; some lights
- a framing easel; some drawing materials
- Coynik, David. (1974). Movie Making: A Work
Text for 8mm
- Coynik, David. (1976). Film: Real to Reel
- Sound is a nice
- Have students design a course for
the next class. They can make it simple, perhaps