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Are you a big fan of wordless picture books? What about upping the ante to wordless animated shorts?! I was inspired by the adorable “Hola Llamigo” video that Sarah at Speech is Beautiful shared a link to a few weeks ago and used it with several students. It was a novel, fun way to work on story re-telling, sequencing, vocabulary and inferencing so I started looking for more. Here’s a list of a few along with a quick description (for [Continue Reading]

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Not only is this little film HYSTERICAL, it is great for teaching sequence! Best animated short film from oscar The hapless hamste.flv - YouTube

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This week, Russell goes over seven important things to know about short films, from efficient exposition, to what the best length is when submitting to film festivals! If you have anything that you would add to this list, leave them in the comments below!

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2012. Walt Disney's short film, 'Paperman'. The film won an Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film at the 85th Academy Awards.

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The Big Short (2015)

YEP… WOW… an amazingly funny movie about a very tragic real thing that happened… Bale, Carell, Gosling and Pitt are stellar not a false note by any… if you haven’t seen it and are curious about what happened in 2008 that brought about the greatest economic disaster in the US since ‘The Great Depression’ see this movie it explains it all…

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Pixar Short: "Geri's Game" (Use to practice comprehension strategies, like predicting, asking questions, inferring, and drawing conclusions.)

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Frozen (I) (2013)

Frozen (2013) When the gates open during "For The First Time in Forever," there is a cameo of Rapunzel and Eugene (Flynn) from Tangled (2010). Rapunzel has short, brown hair and is wearing a purple and pink dress, and Eugene is wearing a maroon vest and a brownish sash. They are entering the screen from the left. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2294629/trivia?item=tr2060403

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The ultimate list of FREE Screenwriting Lectures from Master Screenwriters at the top of their game. Here's our Top Ten List of the best script writers!

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Terrific Movie - I finally had a better understanding of the criminal assault on hard working people

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