2015 MY STORY MY CONTENT SHORT FILM COMPETITION – CALLING FOR ENTRIES
CREATE A 60-SECOND FILM AND WIN
To enter My Story My Content, students must create a 60-second short film and submit it into one of the following two categories:
Entries must be based on this year’s theme: ‘Movies Matter’. Your film must be about how or why movies matter and include a reference to film piracy or its impact.
Entry forms must be completed (and films and stills uploaded) through the online entry system at http://mystorymycontent.com/entry-system/ by midday AEST, Monday 10 August 2015.
The My Story My Content website includes the competition rules, online entry system, additional information for teachers, plus all thirty finalists’ films from 2014.
MY STORY MY CONTENT TEACHING RESOURCE
To add further value for educators, IP Awareness has developed a free online teaching resource for My Story My Content, with clear curriculum links.
It presents a hands-on approach to making a short film and encourages students to value content from the perspective of a creator as well as appreciate their own role as citizens whose behaviour makes a difference. The unit includes:
This resource has been developed for Years 3–10 and can be downloaded at mystorymycontent.com.
To learn more about My Story My Content,
Entries close at midday AEST, Monday 10 August 2015.
To view the new 30-second anti-piracy consumer campaign from IP Awareness, click here.
IP Awareness is a not-for-profit industry initiative that promotes the value of creativity by raising awareness, understanding, and appreciation of copyright and the impact of piracy on the film and television industries. It does this through research, consumer awareness campaigns and curriculum-linked educational resources for Australian primary and secondary schools.
Australian Teachers of Media (ATOM) is an independent, not-for-profit, professional association that has been promoting the study of media and screen literacy for nearly fifty years. The membership of ATOM includes teachers and lecturers from across all subject disciplines at all levels of education. The membership also includes media-industry personnel, a range of media and education organisations and, increasingly, the general public interested in the media.
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