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Make a Special Effects Movie (Teens) | Self Paced

Dana Leon | Reading | Movies
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Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(41)
This video editing course teaches a variety of special effects through structured mini-projects that all lead to an awesome movie. No writing needed! Creativity encouraged.

Class experience

US Grade 8
6 lessons//6 Weeks
 Week 1
Lesson 1
Making Objects Disappear
Make an object (or a sibling) disappear!
 Week 2
Lesson 2
Using Filters to Create Worlds
Use filters to transport your characters to another world!
 Week 3
Lesson 3
Split Screens
Clone yourself (or your cat)!
 Week 4
Lesson 4
Green-Screen Backgrounds
Use a green screen background to fall into a new dimension!
 Week 5
Lesson 5
Other Green-Screen Effects
Use a more advanced green screen effect to jump into a portal.
 Week 6
Lesson 6
Bringing it All Together
Combine your clips into an epic movie!
This class is taught in English.
Learners will be able identify and create with the following special effects: Transitions, Split-Screens, Filters, and Green-Screen Effects.
I studied film at USC and Hunter College. I also have experience as a second assistant director and production assistant on independent films and wrote and directed my own short film. 
Learners will need 
- iMovie app on a phone, ipad, or computer. 
- green paper for green screen effect
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
• Learners will need access to an Apple phone, tablet, or computer to access the iMovie app. 
• I will share templates using Google Docs which can be downloaded to a variety of formats, printed or copied onto notebook paper. Learners are not required to use their google accounts or to share their google account information. 
Star Educator
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(41)
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Welcome! I am Dana Leon. I am a... 
Self-Paced Class


weekly or $120 for all content
6 pre-recorded lessons
6 weeks of teacher support
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1 year of access to the content

Completed by 7 learners
Ages: 13-18

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