Youth Film Challenge: developing literacy and numeracy levels for young offenders through film

FLIC Filmmaking Workshops

Young filmmakersFLIC is delivering a summer film programme for youth offending teams across the UK in support of the Unitas Summer Arts Colleges programme.

Youth Film Challenge will support groups of young offenders (typically 10 per group) to develop a range of transferable skills by engaging in positive activities and making their own short films.

Over five days, young people will learn how to make their own short films, which will focus on a theme chosen by them. All of the activity will support the requirements of the Arts Award programme, with the added bonus of using film as a tool for recording evidence.

Supported by a professional filmmaker, the pupils will be guided through the film production process and will learn a variety of skills in different roles including director, producer, scriptwriter, actor and editor. Each activity will have learning outcomes based around developing literacy and numeracy skills.

The programme will…

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