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Editshots is a movie sequence for you to edit on iPad, iPhone, Mac or PC. It’s a great hands-on way to learn about film language before you start making your own movies. You can edit the clips using standard editing software such as iMovie, Final Cut Pro or Premiere.
There are 55 clips in the download, which also includes a 36-page, iPad-friendly PDF that takes you step by step through editing the movie, covering shot size and selection, camera position and movement, editing on the action, shot-reverse shot, the 180 degree rule and more. Read more…
Out March 2018: an expanded, 140-page interactive iBook version of the guide to filmmaking for ages 8 and up. Includes video clips, stills, interactive diagrams, practice activities and links to downloadable practice clips. More details here.
All of these are in PDF format.
This free printable storyboard, shot list, logging sheet and documentary script will help you plan your films.
You can download this full colour A4 chart from the Shot size page.
I wrote these Primary and Secondary filmmaking guides for Into Film. They cover basic film language, organising filmmaking, and suggested activities.