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4-H Filmmaking

Do you like to make films? Do you like to tell stories? In this project you will learn how to use video cameras, a tripod, video tips ad how to capture and transfer video footage. It is advisable to understand the basics of photography before beginning in this project.

4-H Filmmaking
Jr./Int./Sr.

This unit is designed for members ages 8-18 years old.  It is advisable to understand the basics of photography before beginning in this project.

Members will accomplish the following learning experiences:

  • Learn how to use video cameras
  • Learn how to use a tripod
  • Learn  video tips and how to capture and transfer video footage
  • Learn how to edit using storytelling boards
  • Youth will plan and carry out a video project use their choice of categories:  Animation, Narrative, Documentary, Promotional or Voices of 4-H History.
  • Animation is a film created by techniques that simulate movement from individual images
  • Narrative is a film which tells a story.  It can either be  based of fact or fiction
  • Documentary is a film which present factual information about a person, event or process
  • Promotional is  for films or public service announcements that are meant to publicize 4-H programs or some other cause that you are passionate about
  • Voices of 4-H History is a historical perspective on 4-H.  This film may be a narrative, documentary, animation, etc.