Quote from history

Recreate a famous quote by a historical person using Plotagon.

Subject: History, drama.

Objective:

The students, alone or in group, create a short film starring the likeness of a historical person. The film includes a famous or infamous quote by this person.

Process:

  1. Decide on a quote the group finds funny, interesting or inspirational. Find a picture or painting of the person delivering the quote.
  2. Next create the character in question using Plotagons Character Creator. If the quote involves more than one person, create supporting characters as needed.
  3. Select a scene appropriate to the quote or setting. Note that the scene does not need to exactly correspond with the setting.
  4. Create a scene and have the character deliver his or her quote. Try dividing the quote into different emotions, use silences, or add a soundtrack or sound effects to make the scen more dramatic.