Whitecraig Primary School Lumiere Minutes

At last here are the Lumiere Minutes from Whitecraig PS in East Lothian. The students are Primary 6-7 and there are 21 of them in total. I think we might have a couple extra ones in this batch. The videos are mixed in their interest and quality. We had a very good feedback session as…

Grandma’s Footsteps! – Holy Family Primary

This is one of the earliest exercises I gave my class at Holy Family in Aberdeen, as a means of getting them to think about the different effects (emotional/sensational) created by different camera angles and shot-styles. They were tasked with filming the same action – a game of “Grandma’s Footsteps” – in a variety of…

Holy Family School, Aberdeen

We’re really in the swing of things over at Holy Family! This wonderful P7 class have finished their Lumiere Minutes (watch this space…) and are already rehearsing their scenes for Exercise 2. Here they all are lined up nicely: And below are a couple of pictures taken during their second class. They were given an…

Covering a scene

Last week at Glendale Primary the children learnt how to cover a scene. They filmed a master shot and over the shoulder close ups, they also were introduced to the rules about ‘crossing the line’. Before filming they developed a simple story situation involving two characters to act out. This week the group will edit…

St John’s RC High School Lumiere Minutes

This is a selection of one minute Lumiere style films produced by the Understanding Cinema group at St John’s RC High School in Dundee, Scotland. Each participant (pupils and staff) had to film a minute of material in the style of the Lumiere brothers. Each shot was filmed from a fixed position.