Support for Schools

Support for Schools

Useful websites 

1. Into Film

The UK’s leading charity for film in education. This fantastic website has a host of free resources that utilise the extraordinary medium of film, with activities to use in your classroom or club, including PowerPoint presentations with embedded clips.

Examples from the resources section include:


  • Pre-production roles
  • Create a storyboard
  • Development for your film idea


  • Light a film set
  • Get set up
  • Master the camera
  • Record sound
  • Safety and set etiquette
  • Guide to iMovie  or z Guide to Windows Movie Maker and/or I-pad film making

Post Production

  • Edit film footage
  • Sound effects and music


  • Film-making job role cards
  • Primary film-making guide
  • Secondary film-making guide
  • Careers in film – primary
  • Careers in film - secondary
  • Careers behind the camera
  • Creating movie magic - secondary
  • The film industry
  • How to make a film
  • Introduction to mini-film-making guides
  • Get into animation
  • Sean the Sheep – Making your movie

2. Resource - Story Builder - Into Film (primary)

This Story Builder resource is aimed at pupils aged 7-11, and enables learners to develop their understanding of the basic building blocks of film - the 3Cs and 3Ss of film, colour, character, camera, story, sound and setting - to create imaginative narratives of their own. They will be able to use our interactive workbook to plan their own films stage by stage.

3. News & Views - Discover our new mini filmmaking guides - News - Into Film

A series of mini filmmaking guides, which highlight a wide variety of roles involved in the film industry. From director, producer and screenwriter, to foley artist, costume designer, and editors, discover the countless different jobs that are involved in the filmmaking process. Each guide provides professional filmmaking techniques and tips, including practical tasks to help you practice the techniques and further develop your understanding of filmmaking. This series of resources explains the film production process from development to distribution, explores the many different roles within the film industry, and offers filmmaking tips to young people creating their own filmmaking projects.

4. BBC Arts - Get Creative, How to? Storyboard

A short BBC Arts film on how to storyboard your film

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