Make a movie from a Tweet.

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.

Objective:

Create a funny film based on a Twitter script.

Preparation:

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:

 

Here’s another one: