Class Activity: "Silent" Movies

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Goal: to show how the work of production designers help to tell a story


Time: 20 minutes


1. Choose a film in any genre and screen parts of it in class with the volume turned off.


2. Facilitate a discussion in which you ask the following questions:

     a. How does the work of the production designer tell the story visually?

     b. What colors are used, and do they effectively communicate the film’s genre?