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IB Unit 3 Film

Emily Prentice | Wednesday October 17, 2018


Film Theory, History and Textual Analysis:

Audience and Spectatorship

Content Overview

  • Cultural Context*
  • Film Elements

Assessment Overview

  • Which assessment objectives are covered in this unit?
Denotated with *
  • Cinematography*
  • Critical Response and Reception*
  • Editing*
  • Filmmakers’ influences, intentions and vision*
  • Genre, codes and conventions*
  • Mise-en-Scene*
  • Motifs, Symbols and Themes*
  • Narrative Structure*
  • Sound

Assessment Objectives in Practice - which elements does this course cover?

  • An understanding of the variety of ways in which film creates meaning
  • An understanding of the effective use of appropriate film language
  • Originality and creativity in developing an idea through the various stages of film-making, from conception to finished production
  • Technical skills and appropriate use of available technology
  • The ability to draw together knowledge, skills, research, and experience, and apply them analytically to evaluate film texts.

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