Exploring Film Genres for Telling Hero Stories: Experimental Shortsby by Wendy Milette, The MY HERO Project
by Wendy Milette, The MY HERO Project
K-4, 5-8, 9-12+
Arts - Media, English/Language Arts, Social Studies
An experimental film combines several media to express a theme or concept about heroism that the filmmaker wants to explore.
Experimental film is a place to make your own rules and be VERY creative. Often experimental film is thought of as, but not limited to, visual poetry. It is a good place to experiment with shooting styles and to try new things like extreme close-ups, strange camera angles, focus blurs, and sound effects to create mood.