In this latest installment of recommendations from the New York Children’s International Film Festival, Welcome to My Life shares the high school challenges of T-Kesh, your average Monster-American teenager in this “mockumentary” for kids 8 and up. Fun fact: the voice actors are the filmmaker's own family members!
By Elizabeth Ito, NYICFF 2017
- A “mockumentary” looks like a documentary which is usually non-fiction, but it tells a fictional story. What elements of the film make it look and feel like a documentary?
- What is the conflict in this story? How is the conflict resolved?
- Imagine you are making a mockumentary. What is it about? Interview your family members about your subject.