A project in which students can design a merchandise line and create a movie trailer for a chosen movie to screen at Colossal Cinemas.
Let’s go to Colossal Cinemas, the best cinema around!
- merchandise line, including combo and collectible items sold at Colossal Cinemas
- promotional material, such as ‘Coming Soon’ posters
- movie trailer to be used for advertising.
This project can be completed as an individual or collaborative group task. Students get to use their vocabulary, speaking and listening skills and knowledge to promote their movie of choice in the best light.
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Australian Curriculum alignment
Develop skills and techniques of voice and movement to create character, mood and atmosphere and focus dramatic action
Explore dramatic action, empathy and space in improvisations, playbuilding and scripted drama to develop characters and situations
Shape and perform dramatic action using narrative structures and tension in devised and scripted drama, including exploration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander drama
Use voice, body, movement and language to sustain role and relationships and create dramatic action with a sense of time and place
Explore ideas and narrative structures through roles and situations and use empathy in their own improvisations and devised drama
Rehearse and perform devised and scripted drama that develops narrative, drives dramatic tension, and uses dramatic symbol, performance styles and design elements to share community and cultural stories and engage an audience
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