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  • Cahier pdagogique ralis dans le cadre du 37e Poitiers Film Festival, rencontres internationales des coles de

    cinma (28 novembre - 7 dcembre 2014).

    Rdaction :

    My Stuffed Granny : Claire SORET, enseignante, Lyce Lonce Vieljeux, La Rochelle (17)

    Tea Time : Alexandre ALDER, enseignant, Collge Marc Chagall, Dompierre-sur-mer (17)

    Mend And Make Do : Sylvie LEMONNIER-HUET, enseignante, Collge Jean Guiton, La Rochelle (17)

    Mise en page :

    Julien Proust, Poitiers Film Festival

  • A movie by Effie Pappa

    National Film and Television School (NFTS), United Kingdom

    Little Sofia loves her grumpy granny, even though she is always hungry and eats what little food they can buy.

    Her pension is the only thing keeping her and her father alive. To what extremes will they go to once granny is

    no more?

    Effie Pappa was born in Greece in 1986, where she had her first lessons in Ancient Theatre and Drama. In 2010,

    she graduated from Faculty of Applied Arts & Design (TEI of Athens) with her first short "1,2 Million Children"

    about Human Trafficking. Her graduation film earned international recognition, awards and nominations in

    festivals such as LAGFF, Hong Kong MFA, Balkanima and more.

    Ever since she has been directed and animated educational short animations, commercials and music videos. In

    2012, she gets awarded as a scholar from Alexander Onassis Foundation and she attends the MA course,

    Directing Ani-mation, at the National Film & Television School. She graduates in 2014 with her 10min stop-frame

    animation My Stuffed Granny. She lives and works as a free-lancer in London and collaborates with her

    colleagues from Athens.

    www.mystuffedgranny.co.uk

  • Main facts (A2-B1)

    1. Where and when does the scene take place ?

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    2. Who are the main characters and how are they interrelated ?

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    3. Find out elements showing their financial situation.

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    4. The story : use the following shots to tell the story in the past, give as many details as you can, don't forget

    to use link words and to connect all the shots together.

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    tip : use simple past for actions that make up the story vs past be-ing for actions going on within the story, and

    past perfect for actions that precede the actions in the past.

  • Detailed understanding (B1-B2)

    5. Match the characters with the two adjectives that correspond to their personality.

    selfish the girl

    submissive

    innocent the man

    helpless

    greedy the elderly woman

    helpful

    6. Find elements from the story to justify your choices (group work : each group concentrates on one

    character).

    7. Underlying meaning. Pair work : use the following prompts to ask questions and quiz your classmate.

    Group 1 : you want to know more about the characters'goals

    - family / go to the office of the government ?

    - girl / grow seeds ?

    - father / fry the goldfish ?

    - granny / bump the shelf with her cane ?

    - father / pray ?

    - girl / water her granny ?

    Group 2 : you want to get explanations.

    - girl / say granny was a magician ? (two reasons)

    - family / go to the office of the government?

    - granny / eat so much ?

    - granny / smile ?

    - plants / grow from granny ?

    - story / entitled 'my stuffed granny ?

  • A movie by Andrew Lee

    Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS), Australia

    Tucked away in a forgotten and isolated motel, a lad encounters a returning solider coping with post-traumatic

    stress disorder. The brief encounter is a soft collision of two characters both lost and trying to find themselves

    within each other.

    Andrew Lee, (aka undi) studied design at the University of Technology Sydney, during which time he received

    two scholarships to complete his studies in France and Canada. He has worked on many award-winning

    productions under production designer Melinda Doring, including The Eye of the Storm (Fred Schepsi), The

    Sapphires (Wayne Blair), Netherland Dwarf (David Michd), Strangerland (Kim Farrant) and The Water Diviner

    (Russell Crowe) under costume designer Tess Schofield.

    As a director in 2010 and 2011 he was awarded the Young Australian Korean Filmmaker Award at the Korean

    film Festival in Australia, for his short films Swimming With Chopin and Second From the Right. His other awarding

    winning films that he designed include; Perception (Best Live Action Short at The Sydney Film Festival - 2013)

    Spine (Best Australian short at the Melbourne international film festival- 2012) and Bat Eyes, which was screened

    at the 69th Venice Film Festival in 2012.

    In 2013, Andrew completed his Directing Post-graduate Diploma at the Australian Film Television and Radio

    School, where he was awarded the Kenneth B Myer Scholarship for Exceptional Talent.

    www.undi.co

  • A movie by Thomas Schienagel, Marie Kister, Marcel Kndeler and Wilfried Pollan

    Nuremberg Institute of Technology Georg-Simon-Ohm - Faculty of Design, Germany

    A woman enters the library of elderly librarian Paul. He cannot remember her name but knows that she ordered

    a book. As Paul sets out to look for it in the dusty aisles of his vast library, the boundary between reality and

    illusion starts to blur until nothing is as it seems.

    Thomas Schienagel was born in 1983 in Ansbach. He studied Media Design at the Institute of Technology Georg-

    Simon-Ohm in Nuremburg from 2006-2012 and worked as an intern at AVA-Studios (Nuremburg). He is the co-

    director of the short animation Run Out (2011). His other projects include image clips, music videos, trailers and

    commercials.

    Marie Kister was born in 1988 in Suhl. She studied Media Design at the Institute of Technology Georg-Simon-

    Ohm in Nuremburg from 2008-2012 and worked as an intern at Pixable-Studios (Dresden) and ARRI Film & TV

    Services (Munich). Her other projects as a 3D artist include music videos, title designs, storyboarding,

    compositing.

    Marcel Kndeler was born in 1985 in Solingen. He studied Media Design at the Institute of Technology Georg-

    Simon-Ohm in Nuremburg from 2006-2012 and worked as an intern at ARRI Film & TV Services (Munich). His other

    projects as a 3D artist include commercials, music videos, title designs.

    Wilfried Pollan was born in 1986 in Klagenfurt (Austria). He studied Media Design at the Institute of Technology

    Georg-Simon-Ohm in Nuremburg from 2008-2012 and worked as an intern at Digital Frame Studio (Stuttgart).

    He co-directed the short animation Tea Time (2013). His other projects as a compositing artist include

    commercials, station Ids.

    www.tea-time-movie.de

  • 1. Before watching.

    Look at the following pictures from the movie. In your opinion, what may the story be about ?

    2. After watching.

    A. Part one : the introduction scene.

    a. The characters.

    Identify the characters. Who are they ? Describe and compare them. How do they look ?

    Do you know their names ? Why or why not ?

    b. The place. Where does the scene take place ?

    a pharmacy a bookshop a caf a library

    Do you all agree ? Why or why not ?

    c. The story. True or False ? Justify your answer.

    The lady is there to buy a book. T / F

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    The old man knows exactly where the book is. T / F

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    The reference of the book he is looking for is EM 67 T / F

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  • B. Part two : looking for the book.

    What colour is t