This is a great opportunity for you to engage in a creative process, and put your digital skills into action! It’s also a chance to showcase your talent and have your work assessed by industry professionals.
Visit Auckland Museum to select something on display. Also choose one of the questions below on which to base your 3 minute movie. You may wish to explore a character, a place, a cultural event, a scientific theory or a work of art – in fact anything that sparks your imagination and curiosity. Judges will be looking for movies which tell fascinating stories about Museum taonga, artefacts and exhibits and how they relate to the lives of real people, or issues of concern. Find out more »
The Museum and descendants of Hotunui welcome research and filming of the magnificent wharenui that stands in the Maori Court. However, permission must be requested before uploading any images of Hotunui to Voicethread or any other website. If Hotunui features in your movie, please email Nicola Railton, Maori Partnership & Development Coordinator, to help you gain the necessary permissions. Thank you.
Software & Digital Tools
You can use any software program you like but here's a few you might like to check out and some useful websites with helpful hints for movie-making.
Learn everything about multimedia. This wiki is created to show you how to document using video, photography, and audio.
The perfect forum for beginners and loads of info for more advanced users. You will find Windows Movie Maker tips, tutorials, forums and more.
Download the entry form (PDF 98 kb)
Download the student brief (PDF 106 kb)
Media Release Form
Download the release form (PDF 92 kb)