Sources / Resources



Websites, books, blogs and articles connected with using film in the classroom.

Books


Magazine/Newspaper articles


Websites/Blogs









 
Books

 
Benyahia, Sarah Casey (2007) Teaching Film and TV Documentary. London: British Film Institute (Teaching Film and Media Studies series, editor: Vivienne Clark)

Bradley, Martin (2013)
Teaching with Film.
Vienna: stone river books

Bradley, Martin (2016)
Teaching with Film 2.
Vienna: stone river books

Donaghy, Kieran (2015) Film in Action. Peaslake: Delta Publishing (Delta Teacher Development Series)

Nicholas, Angela (1999) 99 Film Scenes For Actors. New York: Avon Books

Readman, Mark (2003) Teaching Scriptwriting, Screenplays and Storyboards for Film and TV Production. London: British Film Institute (Teaching Film and Media Studies series, editor: Vivienne Clark)

Sherman, Jane (2003) Using Authentic Video in the Language Classroom. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (Cambridge Handbooks for Language Teachers series, editor: Penny Ur)

Stempleski, Susan & Tomalin, Barry (2001) Film. Oxford: Oxford University Press (Resource Books for Teachers series, editor: Alan Maley)

Wharton, David & Grant, Jeremy (2005) Teaching Analysis of Film Language. London: British Film Institute (Teaching Film and Media Studies series, editor: Vivienne Clark)


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Magazine/Newspaper articles

 

Bradley, Martin (March 2014)
Moving pictures English Teaching Professional Issue 91

John, Divya (April 2010)
Reinforced language tasks using video Modern English Teacher Vol. 19-2

John, Divya (January 2010)
Video and language activities Modern English Teacher Vol. 19-1

Porcel, Carme (July 2009)
Using films in class Modern English Teacher Vol. 18-3

Lowe Mark (January 2008)
Films in English Language Teaching. Big screen benefits Modern English Teacher Vol. 17-1

Brown, Phillip (July 2007)
Popcorn culture. The Four Skills and "Self-Development" Modern English Teacher Vol. 16-3


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Huffington Post blog (19th April 2017) on the film studio 20th Century Fox offering lesson plans to schools for its film Hidden Figures, the little-known story of three black women, computer pioneers working on the early NASA space programme: ‘Hidden Figures’ Curriculum Brings Film’s Lessons To The Classroom.





Guardian article (2nd April 2016) on the argument for using movies as a classroom tool: Michael Sheen enters row about showing films in class.





Guardian article (26th September 2013) looking at how films can get students interested in learning a foreign language: Languages, camera, action: using film to inspire your students.





New Scientist editorial (4th October 2010) asking the question, "How do people learn?": Time for teachers to take another look at neuroscience.






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Websites/Blogs

 
Film Education


The Film Space


FILTA
Film in Language Teaching Association


Into Film
Education charity promoting the use of movies in school


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"Gentlemen, include me out."
Sam Goldwyn (1882-1974)
US film producer

(on resigning from the
Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America in 1933)
 

Film links


Film websites
Film magazines

Film organisations
Film festivals
Film awards


Film websites


Internet Movie
Database

(Who's in what)

Indiewire
(Independent film)

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Film magazines


Sight and Sound
 
Variety
 
Empire
 
Hollywood Reporter

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Film organisations


British Film
Institute
 
Academy of
Motion Picture Arts
and Sciences

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Film festivals


Rotterdam
(23rd January-3rd February 2019)
 
Sundance
(24th January-3rd February 2019)
 

Berlinale
(7th-17th February 2019)

 
South by Southwest
(8th-17th March 2019)
 
Guadalajara
(9th-16th March 2019)
 
Hong Kong
(18th March-1st April 2019)
 
Tribeca
(24th April-5th May 2019)
 
Cannes
(14th-25th May 2019)
 
Karlovy Vary
(28th June-6th July 2019)
 
Venice
(28th August-7th September 2019)
 
Telluride
(30th August-2nd September 2019)
 
Toronto
(5th-15th September 2019)
 
San Sebastian
(20th-28th September 2019)
 
London
(2nd-13th October 2019)
 
Viennale
(24th October-6th November 2019)

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Film awards


Golden Globes
(7th January 2019, Los Angeles)
 
Oscars
(24th February 2019, Los Angeles)
 
European Film Awards
(7th December 2019, Berlin)




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