Teacher Name: Mrs. Long
Student Name: Movie
CATEGORY 4 3 2 1
Script Script is well written, Script is easily Script is understood but Script lacks details. A
easily understood and understood, somewhat may be hard to follow, reader would need a lot
followed, includes stage easy to follow. It includes may include few stage of clarification to
directions and behind the some stage directions. directions. Grammar and understand what is
scenes information. Grammar and punctuation errors make supposed to happen in
There are minimal punctuation errors may it so the reader has to the iMovie.
grammar and distract from the content reread to understand.
punctuation errors. of the script.
Footage & Photo Video footage and photo Most video and photo Videos and photos are The footage and photos
Quality shots are in focus, steady shots are in focus, steady lacking quality. Editing are not good enough
and well lit. Editing tools and well lit. Editing tools tools are not used quality for the audience
are used to crop, are used to crop, enough to crop, retouch, to understand the iMovie
retouch, or add effects to retouch, or add effects to or add effects to footage from a visual perspective.
footage and photos in a footage and photos. More and photos. More editing Editing tools were not
way that enhances the editing could be done. should be done. used.
Use of Online Download, import and Download, import and Download & import at Did not include use of an
Resource cite at least one piece of cite at least one piece of least one piece of internet rescource.
media(video, sound media(video, sound media(video, sound
effect or picture) from effect or picture) from effect or picture) from
Discovery Education that Discovery Education that Discovery Education that
enhances the iMovie. works in the iMovie. enhances the iMovie.
Source not cited.
Audio Quality Narration is clear and Most of the narration is Narration is not clear Audio quality and effects
loud enough for the clear, loud enough for and/or loud enough for detract from the project.
camera to pick up. Music the camera to pick up the camera to pick up.
and sound effects are and/or fits the project. Music and sound effects
used to enhance the Music and sound effects are not used or they
iMovie. They are not too are used. They are not detract from the iMovie's
loud or too soft. Music too loud or too soft. purpose.
and sound effects do not Music and sound effects
interfere with the do not interfere with the
Timing and Pacing Well paced with clear Pacing is a little off. The Pacing throws the flow of iMovie is either too short,
scenes, does not drag iMovie drags on or moves the iMovie off. It is hard too slow or too fast. The
but moves the iMovie to quickly in some parts. for the audience to stay pacing and timing are
forward, no long pauses. Timing is slightly off. focused on the iMovie. way off.
Shots and clips are well Almost there!
timed and smooth. The
audience is engaged the
Editing Well edited, well placed Edited using transitions, Edited with some use of Poorly edited. The iMovie
transitions and titles, and titles, effects and editing transitions, titles, effects is hard to watch and
use of effects and editing tools(cropping, Ken and editing follow. Lack of editing
tools(cropping, Ken Burns, etc.). Clips are tools(cropping, Ken detracts from the
Burns, etc.), Advanced trimmed and don't have Burns). Some of the purpose of the iMovie.
Tools Used (Green any extra and editing detracts from the
Screen or Picture in unnecessary parts. All purpose of the iMovie.
Picture) All editing editing is used to
enhances the iMovie and enhance the iMovie.
it flows well.
Overall Quality The iMovie is exceptional The iMovie is very well The iMovie is okay, but The iMovie is not
in all areas. This could be done. could be better with acceptable as it is. More
an award winner! more effort. work should be put into
Updated: October 2011, Jenny Long