Classroom Filmmaking Resources

Filmmaking Apps

Filmmaking applications to use on mobile devices and/or computers

Copyright For Educators

Resources that explain the legal issues related to the music, video, and pictures in digital projects.

Note: These materials should not be understood as legal advice. For legal advice about a particular problem or concern, always consult a qualified lawyer.

Copyright Free Resources for Video, Music, Sound Effects & Images:

Refer to each site for copyright related to the site’s media.

Video

Image

Music and Sound Effects

Editing Software & Tutorials

Tutorials on multiple software platforms used in post-production stage of filmmaking

Video

Windows Movie Maker

iMovie

Green Screen

Chromebooks

Audio

Media File Conversion Free Downloads: Check that the download is compatible with your computer operating system.

Video Converters

Audio Converters

Distribution & Exhibition

Resources about sharing student work with a larger audience and sites for uploading student work.

Movie Media Galleries

Movies and other media projects produced by students, teachers, and professional filmmakers.

Youth Produced Media

Public Service Announcements

Instructional Videos

Stop Motion Animation

Personal Narratives

Media Literacy: Resources to help teach and strengthen students’ understanding of media literacy and their role as media consumers and producers.

Curriculum Resources & Lesson Plans

Digital media curriculum and lesson plan ideas for teachers to use and modify in the classroom.

Professional Development

Sites with workshops or opportunities to enhance your teaching profession.