Adobe Education
Educators and Professional Development Specialists


Project Published 11/12/13 Last updated on 6/6/17
Documentaries attempt to represent reality rather than tell a fictional story. Documentaries are essentially nonfiction film. In this project, students work in teams to create a mini-documentary: identifying the theme, audience, and goals for a particular topic. Within each team, students manage tasks from a particular filmmaking role perspective. In the process of making a minidocumentary, students learn to create advanced motion and color effects, use audio-editing techniques, and compose a musical score. Finally, each team will present their film in a student film festival.

Student product: Mini-documentary
Age Levels
1+ Week
Custom Standards
ACA Adobe Premiere Pro
Communication and Collaboration, Research and Information Fluency, Digital Citizenship, Creativity and Innovation, Technology Operations and Concepts, Critical Thinking Problem Solving and Decision Making
Adobe Premiere Pro CC, Adobe Story, Adobe Audition CC, Adobe After Effects CC, Adobe Encore CS6
CC License
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Bethany Dutton

Posted on 10/28/15 4:23:41 AM Permalink

cool resource good starting point to do a larger documentary later