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Teaching Film with Edusites

Barry Rainsford | Wednesday September 13, 2017

Categories: A Level, OCR A Level, EDUQAS A Level, Analysis, Film Analysis, Film Industry, Films & Case Studies, Key Concepts, Audience, Film Language, Genre, Narrative, Representation, Key Skills, Cinematography, Editing, Filming, Mise-en-Scene, Planning, Pre-Production, Reflective Analysis, A Level Film, Posters, Theory, Auteur Theory, Film Theory, Queer Theory, Spectatorship Theory, Theorists

The Edusites programme of study for A Level Film has been designed to provide a Core Unit for each term to help students develop the right level of knowledge and understanding of the key critical approaches and all the framework concepts of narrative, genre, representations, and spectatorship. 

Our NEA Support Materials will focus on Making a Short Film for OCR NEA and Production for Eduqas NEA.

Edusites A Level Film Programme of Study:

  • Unit 1 Language+ OCR - click to view

  • Unit 1 Language+ Eduqas WJEC - click to view

  • Unit 2 Representations+ OCR - click to view

  • Unit 2 Representations+ Eduqas WJEC - click to view

  • Unit 3 Audience and Spectatorship+ OCR - click to view

  • Unit 3 Audience and Spectatorship+ Eduqas WJEC - click to view

  • Unit 4 Genre and Industry+ OCR - click to view

  • Unit 4 Genre and Industry+ Eduqas WJEC - click to view

  • Mock Exam Assessment Packs - click to view

  • NEA: Making a Short Film, Production and Evaluative Analysis - click to view

The intention of the programme of study is to enable learners to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of:

  • a diverse range of film
  • the significance of film and film practice in national, global and historical contexts
  • film and its key contexts (social, cultural, political, historical technological)
  • how films generate meaning and response
  • film as commercial product and as artistic expression
  • the different ways in which spectators respond to film.

It also aims to enable learners to:

  • apply critical approaches to film and
  • apply knowledge and understanding of film through either filmmaking or screenwriting

Supporting Case Studies

Our OCR Film Case Study and Eduqas (WJEC) Film Case Study pages introduce learners to a wide range of the specified films from different national cinemas, from the Silent Era to the present day, incorporating different film forms (shorts, experimental, documentary and fiction) and produced by a...

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