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Use What You’ve Got

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On Monday we shared a link to a video about using common household items to make cool film effects. This week’s featured short film is brought to you by a professional puppeteer and other artists living in their apartment in New York City who wanted to create something positive together. It’s another great example of writing about what you know and using what you have around the house to tell a story.

Younger students will get a kick out of the many changing faces of the puppet, older film students can appreciate the storytelling through detailed camera shots, and everyone will recognize the 7:00 pm call to action.

We hope this inspires you to create with what you’ve got! If so, we’d love to hear from you, so please share on Instagram and Facebook and tag #TPHathome or email us at  

Thank you to Kari Morris @kari.morris, one of our fantastic teaching artists at The Picture House, for discovering and sharing this video with us. We look forward to welcoming you back to our classrooms!

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