Lesson 6: Making Films

Lesson 6

Take Action - Making Films

Pre-Production: Preparing
for Filming


After this lesson, students will be able to:

  • Collaborate to develop a plan for filming

Students are introduced to the work of pre-production to ensure that they are prepared to film their PSAs.
Guiding Questions:
  • What is pre-production and why is it important?
  • What do we need to accomplish in this part of the PSA process?
Recommended Time:
90 minutes

Common Core State Standards:
Lessons design:
  • Distribute and review the Pre-Production Planning handout.

  • Groups whose storyboards have been approved by the teacher begin pre-production planning, using the handout as a guide and checklist.

  • Groups who need to revise their storyboards confer with the teacher and work on revision first.

  • Students should assign any appropriate work needed for pre-production to individual members of the group.
Rock Your World is a program of Creative Visions
Rock Your World is a Program of Creative Visions, a 501(c) (3) organization that supports creative activists - individuals who use the power of media and arts to create positive change in the world.
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