David West MEDIA & FILM Teacher
Filmfest 2015








Completely Original

Short Shorts less than 2 minutes

Vines 6-7seconds


Hey Check out and subscribe to our youtube channel. SWFilmMedia

You'll find trailers, news packages, vines, commercials, montages and short movies.  Here are some examples:

Parents Crush Dreams https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rZmmLZ8OMRE

The Yellow Wallpaper Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gfEoQwHEat4

A film based on one of the IB Learner Profile elements https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fwr57pBYsG4

Finally, always stay in touch with Edmodo where all your assignments and due dates are posted. Parents can also follow their kids progress in Media Arts and Film there as well. See or email West for details.
















EDMODO where all your assignments are
Media Arts/Video

This hands-on semester course will allow you to produce your own video in several different genres.

Media Arts/Video II

A honing of the production skills practiced in Media Arts/ Video I, this semester course requires successful completion of Media Arts/Video I or instructor approval, self motivation and a high interest in Media.

I.B. Film Standard Level

An exciting year long academic film course that mixes the theoretical with the practical.

I.B. Film Higher Level

The ultimate film course offered at Southwest High School, a two year course blending production and theory, is only open to current juniors who have completed successfully I.B. Film Standard Level.