Directing Change PowerPoint Presentation (Download here): This brief presentation is intended to be reviewed by an adult advisor on campus and then shared with students. It is not intended to take the place of a comprehensive suicide prevention or mental health program; instead, it offers a brief overview of suicide prevention and mental health as well as details about the contest.
Classroom Presentation about Suicide Prevention: This PowerPoint presentation can be taught directly to students interested in creating a film about suicide prevention, including films with a focus on culture or animated shorts. This presentation includes examples of winning suicide prevention films, discussion sections about suicide warning signs, and a short storyboarding activity.
Suicide Prevention 101 Prezi Presentation: This suicide prevention 101 presentation is intended to cover the basics of suicide prevention and provide background for films entered into the suicide prevention category.
Educational Videos: The educational videos are films produced by some of the Directing Change Team that discuss various mental health and suicide prevention topics. Its purpose is to provide more information to students and teachers that will help inspire the filmmaking process.
Tips and Resouces for creating a film on your smartphone and/or at home: With most students working on their films at home, here is a list of free filmmaking and editing apps that can be used to create films on a smartphone while at home.