On 7 February, 2018 8-9 form students in Väätsa Basic School had a visit to Estonian Television. Students were organized a guided tour in Estonian TV by Mai Mikiver, four studios, two directing rooms and a make-up room were visited. Students were shown how the texts for a programme “Pealtnägija" were recorded. Each programme has its studio time and make-up person. Most of staff there have studied their job in Estonian TV.
Väätsa Basic School students from classes 7-9 visiting Film History Museum and a Cinema “Sõprus” (“Friendship”) on 14 Nov, 2017
In Estonian Film History Museum students were presented how film were made in different times, how scripts were written, costumes and sets made, films were montaged. Different film cameras were presented. In the cinema "Sõprus" students were explained how the film marketing is done, how films are presented on cinema screen. A film about saving the environment in the world was watched after what they had to fill worksheets. Photos: Anneli Tumanski, Terje Truska
In film museum guests can be as actors/actresses in different Estonian cartoons. Here you can see a cartoon "Naerupall" (Laughing Ball)
Väätsa Basic School students from classes 6-8 visiting Photo Museum on 1 June, 2017. Aims were:
to get acquainted with the history of photography;
to get acquainted with photo cameras come from different times;
to get acquainted with methods of taking photos and developing them.
The head of the museum made a tour introducing different decades of radio and TV broadcasts. "Exhibits include wax-statues of Felix Moor, the “radio-man”, and Fred Olbrei, the then director of the State Broadcasting Company, models of a carbon and capacitor microphone, a gramophone record cutter, and a scale model (1:75) of the Türi radio transmitting station. Photo stands introduce the radio personnel of that period and the equipment, which was destroyed during WW2. The visitor can also examine the radio-sets, which reflect the standard of radio manufacturing in the 1930s." (The Estonian Broadcasting Museum)
Students recorded a radio play. They were explained how it is made.
TV News were created in pairwork and broadcasted. Each pair chose a topic they liked to write the news. Students were explained how write a good news, how to sit in front of the camera and read the news.