Educational Visits

Valve Film School for Children is a film education specialized unit of Cultural Centre Valve in Oulu. We offer film workshops for camp school program services, teacher training and pedagogical consulting. You can choose either live action or animation workshop or how to integrate video making into school curriculum via videocamera as a pen -pedagogy.

Film or Animation Workshop for Children and Young People

Product Description:

Lights…Camera…ACTION!

1) Live-Action Film Workshop
2) Stop-Motion Animation Workshop 
3) Teacher training for film making in classroom

Create new cinema masterpieces at Valve Film School’s workshop. The theme of the workshop can be stop-motion animation or live-action filming. Professional teachers from Valve Film School are guiding the participants to the secrets of film making. It is also possible to organize a workshop together with Finnish participants to share views of different customs and cultures.

Films are made in small groups. Workshop includes 5 steps: brainstorming, scriptwriting, shooting, acting and editing. Groups are granted the filming equipment, green screen studio, computers for editing, costumes and make-up. It is possible to make a film in four hours, but going through all 5 steps in filmmaking requires at least one day (8 hours).

The highlight of the workshop is a real premiere. The workshop films are screened in actual cinema on a big screen. Film snacks will be provided, and more elaborate service or catering can be arranged. Each participant receives the workshop films on a required format.        

Film making workshops can also be arranged as teacher training session for school staff. The training gives guidance for understanding how to intergrate film making into school curriculum.

Participant minimum: 6
Participant maximum: 20 
Minimum age: 7
Product available: 01.01. – 31.12.
Duration in hours: 4 – 8
Language: English

Contact for more information of content and prices:

Cultural Centre Valve
Valve Film School
Hallituskatu 7, 90100 Oulu
Tommi Nevala
tel: +358 44 703 7547
email: tommi.nevala@ouka.fi

Videocamera as a pen -workshop

Product Description:

1) Workshop
2) Teacher training 

In this workshop participants are learning school subjects by using videocamera instead of a traditional pen. Participants are observing the world around them and using videocamera for audiovisual writing. 

Videocamera as a pen -workshop can also be arranged as teacher training session for school staff. The training gives guidance for understanding the pedagogy and how to intergrate video making into school curriculum for learning different school subjects.

Participant minimum: 6
Participant maximum: 25 
Minimum age: 7
Product available: 01.01. – 31.12.
Duration in hours: 3 – 6
Language: English

 

Contact for more information of content and prices:

Cultural Centre Valve
Valve Film School
Hallituskatu 7, 90100 Oulu
Tommi Nevala
tel: +358 44 703 7547
email: tommi.nevala@ouka.fi