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The Film Education Website

This website and its library of resources is accessible, free of charge, for teachers and their students across the UK.

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

History-Film-History is an educational film platform, created with the support of Creative Europe. The aim of the project is to increase the interest of young people in European film, film heritage and to establish its pedagogical potential across a range of curriculum subjects. 

Produced by Neues Wege des Lernens, we have now translated this interactive website site into English. Featuring the iconic film from the late 1990’s to covers a whole range of topics, from editing to publicity.
We hope that you will find it useful.

We are delighted to announce that the 25th anniversary edition of Teaching Trailers – the most popular resource produced by Film Education and more recently by The Film Space – is now online and free to use

This online course introduces and explores the concepts and means used in the film distribution process, focus is on identifying the Who, How, When, What and Where of releasing a film and the pivotal role of film distributors as films make their way to cinemas and beyond.

'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.

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.

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

Learning on Screen nominee

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. 

Articles on the Holocaust

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For Holocaust Memorial Day on 27 Jan, TES have reviewed our resources