Child stands in front of cameras on green-screen set and holds Quiet on set sign
Photo credit: Phoebe Powell

Years F-2

Fairytales and fantasy

Full-day workshop

This workshop provides an engaging exploration of on-set roles and performance as students turn themselves into far-out fairytale characters, and restore order to Fairytale land.

Students will:

- engage in dramatic play

- gain an understanding of green screen and how it's used

- learn about crew roles on a film set

- engage in a narrative they shape through characterisation

- explore ACMI's The Story of the Moving Image exhibition prior to lunchtime

Learning areas and capabilities

Drama, Media Arts, English, Critical and Creative Thinking, Ethical, Personal and Social


Mondays to Thursdays during school terms

10:00 am - 2:15 pm


Per group up to 56 students



10-10:30am: Introduction and warm-up activities

11am-12pm: Group 1 filming, Group 2 visits The Story of the Moving Image exhibition

12-1pm: Group 2 filming, Group 1 visits The Story of the Moving Image exhibition

1-1:50pm: Lunch

1:50-2:15pm: Screening and reflection

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