Workshop Description: This workshop is catered for educators who wish to or are incorporating film into their classroom teaching and would like to decode the fundamentals of film language, filmic techniques and narratives. The course is particularly relevant for educators teaching English, Literature, Social Studies, National Education, General Paper, and Visual/Media Communication. Through the use of film clips, educators will gain insight on how to effectively utilise film in their area of curricular and will have the opportunity to develop effectual lesson plans for use in the classroom.
Instructor: Tan Bee Thiam is an educator, film historian and filmmaker. He is a senior lecturer at the Singapore Polytechnic. A founding member of 13 Little Pictures (13littlepictures.com), he produced the award winning film, Red Dragonflies. His recent short film adaption, Kopi Julia, was selected by Cannes Palme d’Or winner Apichatpong Weerasethakul for the Sharjah Biennale 2013. He is the editor of the NETPAC film journal, Cinemas of Asia (cinemasofasia.com) and has been invited as jury member for the international film festivals of Berlin, Locarno and Golden Horse.
Date: 03 June 2015 (Wed)
Time: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Venue: Oldham Theatre (Level 4), National Archives of Singapore
1 Canning Rise, 179868