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Our Animation - Term 3

Our Silent Movie

Megabytes Term 2

For megabytes this term we created silent movies ,The title of ours was "An Interupted Lunch" you can watch it below:
We had to try and create suspense using music. The choice of music was really hard because we had to find a music that created suspense and was related to the topic. Hope you like it!!

Silent Movies TERM 2

Learning Intention:
We are learning to tell a story through silent moving images.

We now we have achieved this when...

Our story is well planned and

Our story has a clear beginning, middle
and end

We have used interesting shots and
angles that emphasise emotion and detail

We have kept the audience guessing as
to what may happen

We have added effects that
complement the style of our movie,
music, sound effects, editing effects
(e.g. rain from imovie)

Our movie is original and we are happy
with the end product

When we have worked as a team to
achieve a common goal

Learning Intention:
We are learning to use persuasive features to sell a product.

Success Criteria:

  • grabs the listeners attention
  • use voice appropriate to the advertisement
  • keep on topic
  • information selected for audience
  • speak clearly
  • clearly see the technique being used, e.g, humour, expert, commands, insentives
  • keep it real

Learning Intention:
We are learning to add a variety of effects to add audience interest

Success Criteria:
  • Limit the number of techniques (no more than 4.
  • keep it within 45 seconds
  • keep it simple
  • have a catchy tune
  • make it original
  • make sure the sound effects are related to the topic