I received this message today from NextVista.org
The judging is done, and the votes have been counted!
Our winners are:
Student Strand: The Breathing System
Teacher Strand: Crosswalk
Collaboration Strand: Allow Us to Illustrate
Congratulations to our 10 Fugleflick Filmmakers!
This movie combines drawings, animations, and live video all on the iPad using Sketchbook Express, DoInk Animation App, and the Green Screen App by DoInk.
Students spent 2 1/2 months creating every aspect of this original musical. View it below.
Look at the behind the scenes photos and learn how to "get the gear" here.
View this story on the Arlington Heights Patch here.
Great news about our Fugleflick, "Allow is to Illustrate"...
Allow us to Illustrate was chosen as a finalist in the collaboration category in the NextVista.org student video contest. Here is a link to the 5 movies in our category.
If you have an overall favorite from the above, click here to send an email to Next Vista letting them know which it is. They'll give a special award to filmmakers with the most messages.
Learn more about our fugleflick art + literacy video that was animated, drawn, and filmed with green screen effects using DoInk's Green Screen App on the iPad here:
After two and 1/2 months of singing, storyboarding, animating, filming and editing
we are finally ready to release our long awaited for and completely amazing new Fugleflick, "Allow us to Illustrate". These 10 filmmakers took on the challenge of explaining the importance of illustrations and their connection to literacy in this upbeat and entertaining short video. This group was a part of beta testing the new Green Screen app by DOINK. They planned the film to fully harness the power of this amazing app as they drew illustrations in the DOINK animation app and backgrounds in sketchbook express to layer all together with live footage filmed before our classroom green screen. It's amazing how simple it was for students to interact with their art and animation via this app. Watch the final movie below. They also have a karaoke page where you can sing along with the music and lyrics.
Filmmaking is a wonderful exercise in collaboration, problem-solving, and creativity.
Watch the behind the scenes video to get a glimpse of the work that went into this production. You can learn more about making Fugleflicks by watching my K12 Online presentation here as well.
Don't forget that you can celebrate this film by getting the gear via our online art gallery on Artsonia. Every purchase gives back to our classroom.
We are currently trying to raise money for a 1:1 iPad art room.
If you rather donate to our iPad campaign directly please use this link to our Donor's Choose project. Thank you!
We are the 2nd place winner of the ISTE Technology in Action Video Contest.
See my post for more info.
View our Entry for the What's Your Story
Internet Safety Contest
(Won the 2nd Place Prize)
View this musical tribute to the hard working teachers at Dryden and the students they love to teach.
Tricia Fuglestad, NBCT,
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.