First at Four: Kids use Minecraft to make movie

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) - Kids and teens used a video game to learn about the art of making a movie.

The group made a film, called We Were Framed, using Minecraft.

Harry Poole, 12, who worked on the film, said it took the team a week to put the short film together.

Poole is part of a group that takes Minecraft courses led by librarian Scooter Hayes, from the Myrtle Grove Library.

"Minecraft is a really fun game and we enjoy it a lot," Poole said. "You get to create stuff and have PVP (player versus player), which was really cool. We thought it would be a lot of fun."

Poole explained the movie is about two murderers who commit a crime and frame two innocent people.

"They learned a lot of storytelling techniques, cinematography and how we can bridge their ideas into an original film," Hayes said.

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