An affordable online portal for informative virtual seminars and resources to help Ontario school boards teach students the fundamental skills of digital storytelling for class and future career opportunities. Filmmaking is a vehicle to allow students to put into practice: problem solving, innovation, self-directed learning, collaboration, global citizenship, and critical thinking skills.
The skill of digital storytelling can be used across an array of subjects. We propose using video projects in a variety of classes including English, Drama, Geography, History, Social Sciences, and Languages!
Ontario Youth Film Festival’s virtual interactive seminars give high schoolers and aspiring filmmakers the opportunity to learn about the various aspects of filmmaking from industry experts, student filmmakers and post-secondary educators, with additional focus on career opportunities.
This experience provides authentic and engaging opportunities for students to: