Teaching creative thinking through American film is a worthy idea, and this educational resource from the Annenberg Media group is quite a find. Produced by the New York Center for Visual History along with KCET/Los Angeles and the BBC, this thirteen-part series contains 10 one-hour and 3 half-hour video programs. Visitors will need to register to watch the programs, but after doing so they can watch all of them in their entirety, and they may also view special extras, like the classroom exercise "Writing a Scene". The programs cover topics like "The Western", "The Studio System", and "The Film School Generation". Along the way, visitors will also hear from a variety of Hollywood insiders, including Steven Spielberg and James L. Brooks.


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