The Clip Club

Primary after-school club in East London, UK – we watch, talk about, shoot and edit short films and clips

Xube films: Boxing Clever & Boxed In

Some readers of the blog may remember a visit we had from a local film making company called Xube and a researcher from the London Knowledge Lab – see the post here. The researchers were looking at the advantages and disadvantages of using iPads for film making in schools. Below are links to their final films – they both had the theme of ‘mysterious boxes’:

Year 5 – Boxing Clever – http://outofthebox.xube.co.uk/2014/07/11/boxing-clever/

Year 8 – Boxed In – http://outofthebox.xube.co.uk/2014/07/11/boxed-in/

Like us, they watched a few short films and clips for inspiration on how to create tension and a mood of mystery. They looked at clips from familiar films like ET and Monsters Inc. and less familiar ones like these – The Red Balloon a French Oscar winner by Albert Lamorisse from 1956 and Room 8 a BAFTA short film winner by James W Griffiths from 2014:

 

 

 

 

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