BrainPOP’s Make-a-Movie tool empowers students and teachers to make their own BrainPOP-style movies.

How to use Make-a-Movie

A screencast and step guide for getting started using Make-a-Movie.

This printable guide provides step-by-step directions for making your very own BrainPOP-style movie. From creating scenes and transitions to...
This tutorial video demonstrates how to make your own BrainPOP-style movie using Make-a-Movie, from selecting images and animations for your...
Implementing Movie Making Projects Across Subjects with Diverse Learners

No matter what subject area or grade level you teach, use these tips for differentiating and personalizing student made movie projects.

Make-a-Movie is a flexible tool that can be adapted to the needs of different learners, from struggling and ELL to high ability students. Fo...
Make-a-Movie begins with students either writing their own BrainPOP-style letter with a topic-related question or choosing a pre-written let...
Make-a-Movie provides a fun and creative way for students to deepen their knowledge of a topic. Following are tips and strategies for ways t...
Make-a-Movie is a flexible tool that is usable by students at all grade levels and across the curriculum--from science and math to social st...
Before students jump in and make a movie, encourage them to plan it out, including the storyline, narration, art, and more. To help them, Br...
Assessment and Standard Alignments

Students practice numerous skills while creating movie projects. This rubric and lists of standard alignments help make student made movie a formative or summative assessment

Use this simple rubric to assess students' movies for content, organization, planning, collaboration, and more.  To edit and customize the r...
As students plan for and create movies with the Make-a-Movie tool, they are naturally addressing the goals of the following Common Core Stat...
Planning and creating movies using the Make-a-Movie tool requires putting to use some of the practices outlined in the following Next Genera...
Student Movie Examples

Take a look at these movies made by teachers and students using Make-a-Movie.

In this example movie, see how a teacher used Make-a-Movie to extend a topic she's teaching in class....
In this example movie, see how a teacher used Make-a-Movie to extend a topic he's teaching in class....
See how a student used Make-a-Movie to show what he knows about computer programming.  Please note that movies can be viewed within the time...
See how a student used Make-a-Movie to show what she knows about dog breeds.  Please note that movies can be viewed within the timeline of a...
See how a student used Make-a-Movie to show what she knows about Greek gods.  Please note that movies can be viewed within the timeline of a...
See how two students used Make-a-Movie to show what they know about megalodons.  Please note that movies can be viewed within the timeline...
To celebrate the release of Make-a-Movie, BrainPOP hosted the first-ever Moby Movie Awards ceremony at ISTE in San Antonio. Certified Bra...