Mega Mobile Movie Makers @ MOTAT: 13+ yrs

Go beyond simple Snapchat, Instagram and Youtube videos and create stories with your mobile device.

In two action-packed days you will explore how to use your mobile device in a creative way. Learn tips and tricks to get the best results using a mobile device and explore different filming styles and techniques, storyboards and storytelling, editing and producing your own movie. The final result will be a short movie made on your mobile device.

Date: 27 & 28 April 2017
Price: $149.00
Age: 13+
Venue: Museum of Transport & Technology, 805 Great North Rd, Auckland
Time: 9.30am – 5pm

Working collaboratively and making use of MOTAT locations participants will develop and shoot a simple live-action story using their mobile device. A fun challenge to make a movie in less than 48 hours!

What we’ll be doing:

  • storyboarding/creative story exercises
  • mobile tips and tricks
  • In groups create a film script using a story starter, genre and MOTAT location
  • working collaboratively and planning your shoot
  • shooting – using mobile, direction, sound, acting
  • • editing – adding sound, music and titles

Participants need to bring:

  • Own mobile device (Android or iOS smartphone/tablet) with video capability
  • Charger for mobile device
  • Cable to transfer movies
  • Own lunch/snacks and water bottle
  • sunhat, sunscreen, raincoat
  • parent/guardian consent form
  • Morning Tea and editing stations provided.

*But wait, there’s more!

Some participants will be eligible for MINA Youth Mentorship in order to further develop their mobile video production skills and stories as well as increasing their chances to get their mobile film to be selected for the #MINA2017 International Mobile Innovation Screening in Melbourne (AUS). Selected videos will also screen at Screenies Children’s Film Festival . Note: we can give no guarantees for selection for the festivals. The mentorship is at the discretion of MINA.