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OCR H410 A Level Film Studies

Barry Rainsford | Wednesday February 28, 2018

Categories: A Level, OCR A Level, New Spec

Files you will need for the lessons, added term by term, commencing 2017 for 2019 Assessment

Each Unit and section has the following materials for learning:

  • A Teacher Scheme of Learning (SOL)
  • Online Slides to be projected for the whole class to see
  • A Student Workbook (can be cut and pasted from the online page into a booklet and printed for the students to work from. See ‘Create the Perfect Student Workbook’)
  • Student Workbook Appendix Images (printable pdf files for making notes/tasks)

Term 1 Unit 1 Film Language+ Resources

Content Overview

Component 01 Film History

Assessment Overview

Section A Film Form 1915-1990: The micro elements of film form and the construction of meaning and response by both filmmaker and spectator with a particular focus on US films from the Silent Era to 1990.

  • New Spec Unit 1 of 6 OCR A Level Film Studies H410 Core: Film Language+
  • New Spec Unit 1 of 6 OCR A Level Film Studies H410 Exam
  • New Spec Unit 1 of 6 OCR A Level Film Studies H410 NEA

Set Films - For OCR films please see case studies in the resources menu

Silent Era

  • The Birth of a Nation (Griffith, 1915)
  • The Gold Rush (Chaplin, 1925)
  • The Mark of Zorro (Niblo and Reed, 1920)
  • The General (Bruckman and Keaton, 1926)
  • Sunrise (Murnau, 1927)
  • The Wind (Sjostrom, 1928)

1930–1960

  • Citizen Kane (Welles, 1941)
  • Singin’ in the Rain (Kelly and Donen, 1952)
  • Stagecoach (Ford, 1939)
  • Vertigo (Hitchcock, 1958)
  • Double Indemnity (Wilder, 1944)
  • All that Heaven Allows (Douglas, 1955)

1961–1990

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey (Kubrick, 1968)
  • Raging Bull (Scorsese, 1980)
  • E.T. the Extra Terrestrial (Spielberg, 1982)
  • Do the Right Thing! (Lee, 1989)
  • The Conversation (Coppola, 1974)
  • West Side Story (Robbins and Wise, 1961)

Term 2 Unit 2 Film Representation+ Resources

  • New Spec Unit 2 of 6 OCR A Level Film Studies H410 Core: Film Representation+
  • New Spec Unit 2 of 6 OCR A Level Film Studies H410 Exam (coming soon)
  • New Spec Unit 2 of 6 OCR...

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