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The Film Education Website

Following the closure of Film Education in April 2013 this site and its library of resources will remain accessible, free of charge, for teachers and their students across the UK.

Whilst no new content will be added to this site we are pleased to provide links to the following:

The Behind the Film Industry Conference offers a unique opportunity for teachers of Film and Media Studies to meet leading professionals from all sectors of the UK’s film industry. BOOKINGS NOW OPEN! To register click here

'InCinema2016' is an educational resource based on the Film Distributors’ Association Yearbook 2017.

Making use of fascinating facts and figures about what the UK cinema audience chose to see in 2016 the resource explores a variety of issue arising from the statistics. Aimed at students of Film and Media studies aged 14-18. Business Studies would also find this an interesting topic

Online teaching resource celebrating the centenary of professional film distribution in the UK now available HERE, free of charge to UK schools and colleges, courtesy of the Film Distributors’ Association.

Resource features a unique ‘trailer maker’, an interactive timeline, interviews, trailers and downloadable study notes.

The SHAKESPEARE ON FILM site is now live! Featuring resources on 13 of Shakespeare’s plays, from Romeo and Juliet to Titus Andronicus, the resources cover over 25 different filmed versions of his works.

SELMA - Educational Resource Offering a range of interactivity based on the film and from archive sources to build students’ awareness of the contemporary significance of the US civil rights movement and help to develop knowledge and understanding of how primary sources can inform contemporary filmmaking.

Teaching Trailers Winter 2014/15 featuring 30 trailers for current and upcoming cinema releases. This is the latest online update to the popular education resource now available free of charge to educators across the UK.

The Thinking Film project, originally a series of DVD and CD ROM’s, is now available to download. In each case a folder containing the study clips and pdf’s of worksheets will download onto your desktop.

Latest news

Press clippings, updates and links to articles on our wide range of activities.

Thank you

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We would like to say a big thank you to all of the thousands of teachers that have worked with us.

Young Film Critics review First Light films

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Winners of Young Film Critic 2012, have written fantastic reviews of films featured in the First Light Awards 2013.

Learning on Screen Awards nomination

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Thinking Film, Thinking History nominated for Learning on Screen Awards 2013

ESR blog on Life of Pi

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Some kind things about our Life of Pi resource and others.