Twitter with its short-form format is an interesting medium to transform and expand on, creating the basis of a short film made with Plotagon.
This is an easy and fun way to either examine a popular tweet in a new way or use a tweet as a miniature script for a movie with certain types of tweets.
Create a funny film based on a Twitter script.
Divide the class into groups, around three to five students per group.
Select a number of tweets to choose from. This can either be short sketches in twitter form, such as this example:
ME: I know you said you’re tired of my selfishness and need a break from it, so I’ve booked a little holiday
WIFE: Where we going?
— Kiel Phillips (@kiel_phillips) July 18, 2016
Here’s another one:
Doc: We’ll need a name for your son.
Dad: Sure man.
Doc: Sherman it is.
— Bread Savage (@papasuncle) September 17, 2016