Teacher Resources

Category: Toolkit

A comprehensive range of practical tools and software to enhance creative work in the classroom, including free font databases, royalty free image and sound libraries and free presentation and design software.

AppMakr

Make your app with this free website - No coding required! 

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Aviva Brief Resources

Here are Aviva's own top resources to help you answer their brief! 

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Go Animate

A nice little website that can help you create a short animation. Choose backgrounds and characters to make your campaign come to life!

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HD Motion Graphic & Stock Video Website - FREE

Lots of different films to include in adverts and films.

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How to Create a Winning Entry

A quick and simple guide to make sure idea stands out to our panel of professionals! This is a must-read to help you get the most from your breif. Useful hints and tips to help you develop your idea from start to finish.

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How to Pitch Your Idea

Pitching an idea can be nerve wracking, but it needn't be. These are our top tips to help you deliver a fun, professional pitch about your idea.

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HTML Tutorial

A simple site that helps you learn simple HTML so that you can learn the basic skills you need to work developing websites and updating content. 

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Judging Criteria for Panel

The marking criteria for the panel of professionals to choose winning entries for each I Am Creative Project. Make sure you have a read, to guarantee your entry stands out!
 

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Lloyd's TSB Terms and Conditions

Terms and conditions to accompany the Lloyds TSB brief

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Media Smart

Website for Primary schools with free educational resources about advertising, media, gaming and more. 

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Online Tutorials - Film Production

First Light has commissioned Nice Monster to produce a series of ‘How To’ short films. Each 90 second ‘How To’ film provides top tips for budding filmmakers looking at areas such as film structure, storyboarding, direction, camera techniques, editing and sound and lighting.

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Photo Editing: Gimp

Image Manipulation FREE software download. Edit and retouch your pics.

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Photo Editing: Photoscape

Photoscape is a downloadable programme (free, of course!) As well as comprehensive photo editing, it has hundreds of fantastic features 

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Photo Editing: Photoshop

Easily the best photo editing software out there. A free version with the basic features available.

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Presentation: Brand Values

A short presentation that asks students to think about the values brands want to convey to their consumer. Includes excises and links to adverts on youtube.
 

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Presentation: Carbonmade

Carbonmade is another fantastic free online portfolio creator. It has a smaller storage capacity than Wix, but it is compatible on more devices (Wix is Flash so won’t work on many iOS systems). 

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Presentation: Prezi

 Prezi lets you make really cool presentations to show your work off in a fun and stylish way. It takes Powerpoint and shakes it up with it with a bit of modernity, fun and energy.

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Presentation: Wix

Looking to create a free flash website/portfolio and don't have any programming skills? Then Wix is for you. 

 

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Presenting a Mobile App - Wireframes & User Journeys

Check out this AMAZING presentation from the Head of User Experience at BBH all about how to think, develop and present a mobile app. With everything from free mobile wireframes to ways to show a user journey.

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Royalty Free Images: Free Digital Photos

Loads of free royalty free digital photos in a wide range of categories. Images are free from watermark but if used commercially credit must be given to the creator?

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Royalty Free Images: Free Images

An extensive collection of free high quality royalty free photos. By far the easiest to use- simply right click the image and save it.

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Royalty Free Images: Microsoft

This is Microsoft’s collection of free clip art, illustrations, animations, photos and sounds all in one place. It has a huge base of free media that is high quality and optimised for use in Microsoft programmes.

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Royalty Free Sounds: Pac DV

Not the most attractive or easy to use site in the world but a good load of free sound clips.

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SketchUp

SketchUp is fun, easy-to-use 3D modeling software. There are lots of online tutorials to get you started.

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Storytime Hangout

Penguin & BBH creatied this free Google + app that allows you to create amazing animations! Use to illustrate ideas etc! 

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Tutorial - How to Upload an Entry to the I Am Creative Website

A Video guide to how to upload an entry to the I Am Creative Website.

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Typography: 1001

Nicely categorised free fonts for your use

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Typography: Betterfonts

1000s of free fonts for your final presentation

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Typography: DaFont

Thousands of free fonts clearly categorised in an easy-to-navigate site

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Typography: Fawnt

Over 100,000 free fonts to make your presentation pretty!

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Typography: Font Freak

One of the most widely used free font sites, with over 5000 available for free download

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Typography: My Fonts

Fun fonts for a good presentation!

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Uploading Your Work Guide

This is all the info you need about uploading your work to the Gallery. 

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WeVideo: Free Video Software

Edit footage and make the perfect film/ad with this free online software. 

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What to Include in Your Entry

This guide will give you lots of ideas so you know exactly what to upload and include within your entry.

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