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Legacy OCR A Level Film Studies »

Richard Gent | Wednesday January 17, 2018

Categories: A Level, OCR A Level, OCR A2, OCR AS, Legacy

New OCR A Level Film Studies Resources We are developing a series of new resources for the new A Level Film Studies specs. These include an overview planner, teaching guide, online slides, student workbook and a glossary. Legacy Resources Welcome to Edusites Film’s comprehensive resources and materials link covering every aspect of the OCR AS and A2 Film Studies specification. Studying film is a skill and a pleasure for both students and teachers focussing on key areas of academic study and we…
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Legacy Eduqas WJEC A Level Film Studies »

Richard Gent | Wednesday August 24, 2011

Categories: A Level, EDUQAS A Level, EDUQAS AS, EDUQAS A2, Hot Entries, Legacy

Legacy Resources Welcome to Edusites Film’s comprehensive resources and materials link covering every aspect of the WJEC AS and A2 Film Studies specification. Studying film is a skill and a pleasure for both students and teachers focussing on key areas of academic study and we like to think we have covered all bases. This includes in depth schemes of work with embedded links, mini student schemes of work, student guides and many, many, many case studies to kick start or embed the topic.…
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Boyhood Single Film Study »

Graham Panton | Wednesday November 13, 2019

Categories: A Level, EDUQAS A Level, Analysis, Film Analysis, Films & Case Studies, American, Directors, Richard Linklater, Non-Hollywood Films, Boyhood, Genres & Case Studies, Drama

YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/embed/IiDztHS3Wos Copyright © 2019 Edusites. All rights reserved. Permission granted to reproduce for educational use within the subscribing school only. Copying or lending of any part of this document in any form or by any means to external bodies and / or individuals is prohibited. EDUQAS Film Studies Paper 1 Section B: American Film Since 2005 These tasks require you study all films with particular reference to responding to questions in the key…
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Timecode Single Film Study »

jclarke | Tuesday September 10, 2019

Categories: A Level, EDUQAS A Level, Analysis, Film Analysis, Films & Case Studies, Independent Film, Timecode, Directors, Mike Figgis, Genres & Case Studies, Drama, Romance

YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQidFlpYlDw Copyright © 2019 Edusites. All rights reserved. Permission granted to reproduce for educational use within the subscribing school only. Copying or lending of any part of this document in any form or by any means to external bodies and / or individuals is prohibited. Section D: Film Movements - Experimental Film 1960-2000 (single-film study) Vivre sa vie (Godard, France, 1962), 1960s European avant-garde Daisies (Chytilova,…
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Amy Single Film Study »

jclarke | Tuesday September 10, 2019

Categories: A Level, EDUQAS A Level, Analysis, Film Analysis, Films & Case Studies, Directors, Asif Kapadia, Non-Hollywood Films, Amy, Genres & Case Studies, Biography, Documentary, Music

YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_2yCIwmNuLE Copyright © 2019 Edusites. All rights reserved. Permission granted to reproduce for educational use within the subscribing school only. Copying or lending of any part of this document in any form or by any means to external bodies and / or individuals is prohibited. Section B: Documentary Film (single-film study) Resource: Analysing a Documentary Film Sisters in Law (Ayisi and Longinotto, Cameroon and UK, 2005) The Arbor (Barnard,…
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Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans Single Film Study »

jclarke | Sunday September 08, 2019

Categories: A Level, EDUQAS A Level, Component 2 Global Filmmaking Perspectives, Section C (Film Movements Silent Cinema), Analysis, Film Analysis, Films & Case Studies, American, Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans, Directors, F.W. Murnau, Silent Era, Genres & Case Studies, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Silent

YouTube link to trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PCgbFay53BA Copyright © 2019 Edusites. All rights reserved. Permission granted to reproduce for educational use within the subscribing school only. Copying or lending of any part of this document in any form or by any means to external bodies and / or individuals is prohibited. Section C: Film Movements - Silent Cinema (single-film study) One Week (1920), American Silent Comedy The Scarecrow (1920), American Silent Comedy The…
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Last Minute Mock Exam Questions - OCR H410/02 Critical Approaches to Film »

Emily Prentice | Monday June 03, 2019

Categories: A Level, OCR A Level

Section A - Contemporary British and US Film ‘The director is the film’s auteur, the central source of meaning’.  To what extent you agree with this claim in relation to examples from one British film and one US film you have studied. To what extent has digital technology transformed storytelling in films?  Discuss  in relation to examples from one British film and one US film you have studied. Section B - Documentary How does the social / cultural contexts of…
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Last Minute Mock Exam Questions - OCR H410/01 Film History »

Emily Prentice | Monday June 03, 2019

Categories: A Level, OCR A Level, OCR A2

Section A - Film Form in US Cinema from the Silent Era to 1990 Answer Questions 1 and 2 With reference to a sequence from the film made between 1930-1960 which you have studied, explain how mise-en-scene has been used to create meaning in the sequence. With reference to a sequence from the film made between 1961-1990 which you have studied, explain how performance has been used to create meaning in the sequence. Answer either Question 3 or Question 4 To what extent does the selection and…
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Last Minute Questions Eduqas Component 2 - Global Filmmaking Perspectives »

Emily Prentice | Monday June 03, 2019

Categories: A Level, EDUQAS A Level, Component 2 Global Filmmaking Perspectives, Section A (Global Film Two Film Study), Section B (Documentary Film), Section C (Film Movements Silent Cinema), Section D (Film Movements Experimental Film 1960 – 2000), A Level Film

Section A:  Global Film (two-film study) 1(a)     With close reference to the two films you have studied, explore how either cinematography or sound create meaning. 1(b)     With close reference to the two films you have studied, explore how either mise-en-scene or performance create meaning Section B: Documentary Film 2(a)     How is one filmmaker’s theory of documentary evident in the choices made in the use of editing and…
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Last Minute Questions Eduqas Component 1 - Varieties of Film and Filmmaking »

Emily Prentice | Monday June 03, 2019

Categories: A Level, EDUQAS A Level, Component 1 Varieties of Film and Filmmaking, Section A (Hollywood 1930-1990 Comparative Study), Section B (American film since 2005 Two Film Study), Section C (British film since 1995 Two Film Study, Mock Exams, A Level Mock Exams, A Level Film

Section A: Hollywood 1930-1990 (comparative study) 1(a)     Compare how far your chosen films can be understood  as the work of auteur directors. 1(b)     Compare how your chosen films represent gender in the selection and combinations made in cinematography and mise-en-scene. Section B: American Film since 2005 (two-film study) 2(a)     How far do your chosen films enable diversity in spectator response?  Refer in detail to at…
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A Level Film Studies Revision Part 1 - Knowledge Organisers »

Morag Larsen | Tuesday March 26, 2019

Categories: A Level, OCR A Level, EDUQAS A Level, A Level Film

Welcome to the Edusites Revision Series Part 1: Knowledge Organisers We have teamed up with a passionate film teacher, Nat, to create Revision support you might like alot! 'The exam reports from the Summer 2018 AS exams identified areas for development which may well be similar for the A Level students taking the exam this summer. I certainly identified with some of the issues as they were very similar to ones I had seen on the student attempts at the Mock exams. A knowledge organiser (KO)…
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The Babadook Single Film Study »

jclarke | Monday February 11, 2019

Categories: A Level, Films & Case Studies, Directors, Jennifer Kent, Non-Hollywood Films, The Babadook, Genres & Case Studies, Drama, Horror

YouTube link to trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=htlsOf3PnGY Copyright © 2019 Edusites. All rights reserved. Permission granted to reproduce for educational use within the subscribing school only. Copying or lending of any part of this document in any form or by any means to external bodies and / or individuals is prohibited. Context Cinema is always evolving and it’s exciting to witness, to explore and to understand. A film such as The Babadook is a horror / fantasy fusion…
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A Level Film Unit 4 Core: Film Genre+ »

Morag Larsen | Tuesday January 29, 2019

Categories: A Level, OCR A Level, EDUQAS A Level

Files you will need for the lessons: A Level Film Core Unit 4 Genre Teacher Scheme of Learning A Level Film Core Unit 4 Genre Assessment Materials Teacher Copy PDF A Level Film Core Unit 4 Screenplay Format PDF (copy in student workbook) Introduction to Genre Theory: Daniel Chandler PDF (website link in student workbook) These slides are accessible to view with a live wifi connection using Safari, Firefox or Internet Explorer Click here for all 25 Lessons (222 Slides) Slide Lesson Guide: Lesson…
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Elephant Single Film Study »

jclarke | Saturday January 19, 2019

Categories: A Level, OCR A Level, Analysis, Film Analysis, Films & Case Studies, Independent Film, Elephant, Directors, Gus Van Sant, Non-Hollywood Films, Genres & Case Studies, Crime, Drama, Thriller

YouTube link to trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=htlsOf3PnGY Copyright © 2019 Edusites. All rights reserved. Permission granted to reproduce for educational use within the subscribing school only. Copying or lending of any part of this document in any form or by any means to external bodies and / or individuals is prohibited. Context Cinema is always evolving and it’s an exciting process to witness, to explore and to understand. A film such as Elephant is just one example of…
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City of God Single Film Study »

jclarke | Wednesday November 28, 2018

Categories: A Level, EDUQAS A Level, Analysis, Film Analysis, Films & Case Studies, Directors, Katia Lund, Fernando Meirelles, World Cinema, City of God, Genres & Case Studies, Crime, Drama

YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dcUOO4Itgmw Copyright © 2018 Edusites. All rights reserved. Permission granted to reproduce for educational use within the subscribing school only. Copying or lending of any part of this document in any form or by any means to external bodies and / or individuals is prohibited. Component 2: Global filmmaking perspectives For this component, learners must study: two non - English language films, one European and one from outside Europe (two -…
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Analysing a Documentary Film »

Morag Larsen | Sunday November 25, 2018

Categories: A Level, OCR A Level, EDUQAS A Level, IB, IB Film Resources, Analysis, Film Analysis, Genres & Case Studies, Documentary

Copyright © 2018 Edusites. All rights reserved. Permission granted to reproduce for educational use within the subscribing school only. Copying or lending of any part of this document in any form or by any means to external bodies and / or individuals is prohibited. The Context of a Documentary Film Cinema is always evolving and it’s an exciting process to explore and to understand the different genres within it. Increasingly, many documentary films are transcending their original…
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Stories We Tell Single Film Study »

jclarke | Sunday November 25, 2018

Categories: A Level, OCR A Level, EDUQAS A Level, Analysis, Film Analysis, Films & Case Studies, Directors, Sarah Polley, Non-Hollywood Films, Stories We Tell, Genres & Case Studies, Documentary

YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A_8BnZ471GY Copyright © 2018 Edusites. All rights reserved. Permission granted to reproduce for educational use within the subscribing school only. Copying or lending of any part of this document in any form or by any means to external bodies and / or individuals is prohibited. Context Cinema is always evolving and it’s an exciting process to witness, to explore and to understand. A film such as Stories We Tell is just one example of many…
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New Mock Exams Here »

Morag Larsen | Thursday November 22, 2018

Categories: A Level, OCR A Level, EDUQAS A Level, Mock Exams, A Level Mock Exams, A Level Film

Each of our A Level Mock Exam packs contain a sample board specific Question Paper, sample Mark Scheme with sample Indicative Content. Click below for your board specific materials: OCR H410 A Level Assessment Materials Printable PDF papers: OCR H410 A Level Film Component 01 Film History Mock Exam Paper OCR H410 A Level Film Component 02 Critical Approaches Exam Paper Files you will need to mark the exam papers: OCR H410 A Level Film Component 01 Mark Scheme Section A OCR H410 A Level Film…
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L’Age D’or Short Film Comparative Study »

jclarke | Wednesday November 14, 2018

Categories: A Level, OCR A Level, Analysis, Film Analysis, Films & Case Studies, Directors, Luis Bunuel, European Film, L’Age d’Or, Genres & Case Studies, Comedy, Drama, Surrealism, Surrealist

YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Evc60MwXL4 Copyright © 2018 Edusites. All rights reserved. Permission granted to reproduce for educational use within the subscribing school only. Copying or lending of any part of this document in any form or by any means to external bodies and / or individuals is prohibited. OCR Film Studies Paper 1 Section B: European Cinema History This section focuses upon the study of at least two major European movements or stylistic developments in…
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Sightseers Single Film Analysis »

Rob Miller | Wednesday November 07, 2018

Categories: A Level, EDUQAS A Level, Analysis, Film Analysis, Films & Case Studies, Non-Hollywood Films, Sightseers, Genres & Case Studies, Adventure, Comedy, Drama

Sightseers This resource will be studying the seven frameworks for analysis in film studies. Authorship Sightseers is an interesting analysis of authorship with the film written by its co-stars Alice Lowe and Steve Oram who both have a background in comedy, stand up and television work. They are both linked to producer/writer/director Edgar Wright who wrote and directed the Cornetto film trilogy. The connection with Sightseers is that Edgar Wright produced the film with Nira Park (producer of…
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House of Flying Daggers Single Film Study »

jclarke | Wednesday October 17, 2018

Categories: A Level, EDUQAS A Level, Analysis, Film Analysis, Films & Case Studies, Directors, Yimou Zhang, World Cinema, House of Flying Daggers, Genres & Case Studies, Action, Adventure, Drama

YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-GLVaSYzAvg Copyright © 2018 Edusites. All rights reserved. Permission granted to reproduce for educational use within the subscribing school only. Copying or lending of any part of this document in any form or by any means to external bodies and / or individuals is prohibited. Component 2: Global filmmaking perspectives For this component, learners must study: two non - English language films, one European and one from outside Europe (two -…
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Do The Right Thing Single Film Study »

jclarke | Saturday October 13, 2018

Categories: A Level, EDUQAS A Level, Analysis, Film Analysis, Films & Case Studies, Directors, Spike Lee, Hollywood Films, Do The Right Thing, Genres & Case Studies, Comedy, Drama

YouTube Link: https://youtu.be/5Ny631yQ-DM Copyright © 2018 Edusites. All rights reserved. Permission granted to reproduce for educational use within the subscribing school only. Copying or lending of any part of this document in any form or by any means to external bodies and / or individuals is prohibited. Eduqas Film Studies Paper 1 Section A: Hollywood 1930-1990 Component Group 2: Hollywood 1960-1990 The task will require you to compare this film and one from Component Group 2…
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A Level Film Unit 3 Core: Film Audience and Spectatorship+ »

Morag Larsen | Thursday October 11, 2018

Categories: A Level, OCR A Level, EDUQAS A Level

Files you will need for the lessons: A Level Film Core Unit 3 Audience and Spectatorship Teacher SOL A Level Film Core Unit 3 Audience and Spectatorship Assessment Materials Teacher Copy A Level Film Core Unit 3 Audience and Spectatorship Screenplay Format These slides are accessible to view with a live wifi connection using Safari, Firefox or Internet Explorer Lesson Slides: Click for 25 Lessons 207 Slides Slide Lesson Guide: Lesson 1 - Genre & Attitude – Generic Expectations Lesson…
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The Dark Knight at Ten »

jclarke | Sunday September 16, 2018

Categories: GCSE, A Level, Analysis, Film Analysis, Films & Case Studies, Directors, Christopher Nolan, Hollywood Films, The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight at Ten: The Joker is quite a serious matter James Clarke | Autumn Term Film Blog 1 When Wade Watts enters the Distracted Globe nightclub in Ready Player One, Steven Spielberg’s movie adaptation of Ernest Cline’s novel, he walks right past The Joker. Today it is almost enough to just give the character’s name and no other frame of reference speaks to the sure foothold that the character has, not only in comic book culture but across the broader pop culture…
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German Cinema | Expressionism »

jclarke | Thursday September 13, 2018

Categories: A Level, EDUQAS A Level, EDUQAS A2, FM4, Section A: World Cinema, Analysis, Film Analysis, Films & Case Studies, World Cinema, Metropolis, Nosferatu, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, Genres & Case Studies, German, Hot Entries, Key Concepts, Audience, Film Language, Representation, Posters, Film Poster Analysis

European Cinema History: German Cinema of the 1920s Introduction One of the most rewarding aspects of Film Studies is to be found in recognising how films produced at one, quite distant moment in time often made long ago, continue to influence more contemporary films with which we might all be more familiar. This is certainly true of the impact of some examples of German cinema produced in the 1920s. If you watch Edward Scissorhands (1990), Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992), Bringing out the…
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Pulp Fiction Single Film Study »

jclarke | Monday September 10, 2018

Categories: A Level, EDUQAS A Level, Analysis, Film Analysis, Films & Case Studies, Independent Film, Pulp Fiction, Directors, Quentin Tarantino, Genres & Case Studies, Crime, Drama

YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7EdQ4FqbhY Copyright © 2017 Edusites. All rights reserved. Permission granted to reproduce for educational use within the subscribing school only. Copying or lending of any part of this document in any form or by any means to external bodies and / or individuals is prohibited. Component 2: Global filmmaking perspectives For this component, learners must study: two non - English language films, one European and one from outside Europe (two -…
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Carol Single Film Study »

jclarke | Friday September 07, 2018

Categories: A Level, EDUQAS A Level, Analysis, Film Analysis, Films & Case Studies, American, Directors, Todd Haynes, Genres & Case Studies, Drama, Romance

YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EH3zcuRQXNo Copyright © 2017 Edusites. All rights reserved. Permission granted to reproduce for educational use within the subscribing school only. Copying or lending of any part of this document in any form or by any means to external bodies and / or individuals is prohibited. EDUQAS Film Studies Paper 1 Section B: Hollywood American Film Since 2005 Component Group 1 These tasks require you study all films with particular reference to…
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This Is England Single Film Study »

jclarke | Monday September 03, 2018

Categories: A Level, EDUQAS A Level, Analysis, Film Analysis, Films & Case Studies, Directors, Shane Meadows, Non-Hollywood Films, This is England, Genres & Case Studies, Crime, Drama

YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CXDNsPRTANw Copyright © 2018 Edusites. All rights reserved. Permission granted to reproduce for educational use within the subscribing school only. Copying or lending of any part of this document in any form or by any means to external bodies and / or individuals is prohibited. Eduqas Film Studies Paper 1 Section B: British Film Since 1995 Two Film Study Component Group 1: Varieties of Film and Filmmaking These tasks require you study all films…
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The Diving Bell and the Butterfly Single Film Study »

Richard Gent | Thursday August 16, 2018

Categories: A Level, EDUQAS A Level, Analysis, Film Analysis, Films & Case Studies, Directors, Julian Schnabel, European Film, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, Genres & Case Studies, Biography, Drama

YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TPlcQfglFJg Copyright © 2017 Edusites. All rights reserved. Permission granted to reproduce for educational use within the subscribing school only. Copying or lending of any part of this document in any form or by any means to external bodies and / or individuals is prohibited. Component 2: Global filmmaking perspectives For this component, learners must study: two non - English language films, one European and one from outside Europe (two -…
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Pan’s Labyrinth Single Film Study »

jclarke | Wednesday August 15, 2018

Categories: A Level, EDUQAS A Level, Analysis, Film Analysis, Films & Case Studies, Directors, Guillermo del Toro, European Film, Pan’s Labyrinth, Genres & Case Studies, Drama, Fantasy, War

YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Evmr2ZCjWc Copyright © 2017 Edusites. All rights reserved. Permission granted to reproduce for educational use within the subscribing school only. Copying or lending of any part of this document in any form or by any means to external bodies and / or individuals is prohibited. Component 2: Global filmmaking perspectives For this component, learners must study: two non - English language films, one European and one from outside Europe (two -…
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Man with a Movie Camera Single Film Study »

jclarke | Wednesday August 15, 2018

Categories: A Level, EDUQAS A Level, Analysis, Film Analysis, Films & Case Studies, Directors, Dziga Vertov, World Cinema, Man With A Movie Camera, Genres & Case Studies, Documentary, Music

YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=00ZciIC4JPw Copyright © 2017 Edusites. All rights reserved. Permission granted to reproduce for educational use within the subscribing school only. Copying or lending of any part of this document in any form or by any means to external bodies and / or individuals is prohibited. Component 2: Global filmmaking perspectives For this component, learners must study: two non - English language films, one European and one from outside Europe (two -…
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The Conversation Single Film Study: Part 1 »

Darin Caudle | Friday July 06, 2018

Categories: A Level, OCR A Level, Analysis, Film Analysis, Films & Case Studies, Directors, Fancis Ford Coppola, Hollywood Films, The Conversation, Genres & Case Studies, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vrhRsZ56b4g Copyright © 2017 Edusites. All rights reserved. Permission granted to reproduce for educational use within the subscribing school only. Copying or lending of any part of this document in any form or by any means to external bodies and / or individuals is prohibited. Guide Navigation The Conversation Single Film Study: Part 2 OCR Film Studies Paper 1 Section A: Film History Silent Era to 1990 These examination tasks require that you…
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La La Land Single Film Study: Part 1 »

Darin Caudle | Wednesday July 04, 2018

Categories: A Level, EDUQAS A Level, Analysis, Film Analysis, Films & Case Studies, Directors, Damien Chazelle, Hollywood Films, La La Land, Genres & Case Studies, Comedy, Drama, Music

YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0pdqf4P9MB8 Copyright © 2017 Edusites. All rights reserved. Permission granted to reproduce for educational use within the subscribing school only. Copying or lending of any part of this document in any form or by any means to external bodies and / or individuals is prohibited. Guide Navigation La La Land Single Film Study: Part 2 EDUQAS Film Studies Paper 1 Section B: Hollywood American Film Since 2005 Component Group 1 These tasks require you…
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Un Chien Andalou (An Andalusian Dog) Single Film Study »

jclarke | Monday July 02, 2018

Categories: A Level, OCR A Level, Analysis, Film Analysis, Films & Case Studies, Directors, Luis Bunuel and Salvador Dali, World Cinema, Un Chien Andalou, Genres & Case Studies, Experimental, Fantasy, Horror, Short, Surrealist

YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R5K1ARvyvAc Copyright © 2017 Edusites. All rights reserved. Permission granted to reproduce for educational use within the subscribing school only. Copying or lending of any part of this document in any form or by any means to external bodies and / or individuals is prohibited. OCR Film Studies Paper 1 Section B: European Cinema History This section focuses upon the study of at least two major European movements or stylistic developments in…
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Under The Skin Single Film Study »

jclarke | Thursday June 28, 2018

Categories: A Level, EDUQAS A Level, Analysis, Film Analysis, Films & Case Studies, Directors, Jonathan Glazer, Non-Hollywood Films, Under The Skin, Genres & Case Studies, Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller

YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7S1yhSp5jaI Copyright © 2017 Edusites. All rights reserved. Permission granted to reproduce for educational use within the subscribing school only. Copying or lending of any part of this document in any form or by any means to external bodies and / or individuals is prohibited. EDUQAS Film Studies Paper 1 Section C: British Film Since 1995 These tasks require you study all films with particular reference to responding to questions in the key…
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The 400 Blows (Les quatre cents coups) Single Film Study »

jclarke | Wednesday May 23, 2018

Categories: A Level, OCR A Level, Analysis, Film Analysis, Films & Case Studies, Directors, Francois Truffaut, European Film, The 400 Blows (Les quatre cents coups), Genres & Case Studies, Avant-Garde, Crime, Drama, French New Wave

YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gdXTtX_cz3s Copyright © 2017 Edusites. All rights reserved. Permission granted to reproduce for educational use within the subscribing school only. Copying or lending of any part of this document in any form or by any means to external bodies and / or individuals is prohibited. OCR Film Studies Paper 1 Section B: European Cinema History This section focuses upon the study of at least two major European movements or stylistic developments in film…
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2001: A Space Odyssey Single Film Study »

jclarke | Monday May 14, 2018

Categories: A Level, OCR A Level, Analysis, Film Analysis, Films & Case Studies, American, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Directors, Stanley Kubrick, Genres & Case Studies, Adventure, Science Fiction

YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oR_e9y-bka0 Copyright © 2017 Edusites. All rights reserved. Permission granted to reproduce for educational use within the subscribing school only. Copying or lending of any part of this document in any form or by any means to external bodies and / or individuals is prohibited. OCR Film Studies Paper 1 Section A: Film History Silent Era to 1990 These examination tasks require that you study three American films with particular reference to…
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The General Single Film Study »

jclarke | Monday May 07, 2018

Categories: A Level, OCR A Level, Analysis, Film Analysis, Films & Case Studies, Directors, Buster Keaton, Clyde Bruckman, Silent Era, The General, Genres & Case Studies, Action, Adventure, Comedy

YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1b24wqhy0Zo Copyright © 2017 Edusites. All rights reserved. Permission granted to reproduce for educational use within the subscribing school only. Copying or lending of any part of this document in any form or by any means to external bodies and / or individuals is prohibited. OCR Film Studies Paper 1 Section A: Film History Silent Era to 1990 These examination tasks require that you study three American films with particular reference to…
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Some Like It Hot Single Film Study »

jclarke | Wednesday April 18, 2018

Categories: A Level, EDUQAS A Level, Analysis, Film Analysis, Films & Case Studies, Directors, Billy Wilder, Hollywood Films, Some Like It Hot, Genres & Case Studies, Comedy, Romance

YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rI_lUHOCcbc Copyright © 2017 Edusites. All rights reserved. Permission granted to reproduce for educational use within the subscribing school only. Copying or lending of any part of this document in any form or by any means to external bodies and / or individuals is prohibited. Eduqas Film Studies Paper 1 Section A: Hollywood 1930-1990 Component Group 2: Hollywood 1960-1990 These tasks require you study all films with particular reference to…
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Eduqas WJEC A Level Film Studies »

Barry Rainsford | Thursday March 01, 2018

Categories: A Level, EDUQAS A Level, A Level Film

Click to view/print our Complete Edusites Unit Guide for Eduqas WJEC See how an Edusites 2-year programme of study can benefit you. Unit 1 Film Language+ Resources Eduqas (WJEC) 603 A Level Film Core: Film Language+ - click to view Eduqas (WJEC) 603 A Level Film Exam - click to view Eduqas (WJEC) 603 A Level Film NEA - click to view Unit 2 Film Representations+ Resources Eduqas (WJEC) 603 A Level Film Core: Film Representation+ - click to view Unit 3 Film Audience and Spectatorship+ Resources…
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Eduqas WJEC Set Films »

Richard Gent | Thursday March 01, 2018

Categories: A Level, EDUQAS A Level, EDUQAS A2, Films & Case Studies, Directors, Hollywood Films, Non-Hollywood Films, World Cinema, Hot Entries, Key Concepts, A Level Film

Click to see our Revision Part 1: Knowledge Organisers The exam reports from the Summer 2018 AS exams identified areas for development which may well be similar for the A Level students taking the exam this summer. I certainly identified with some of the issues as they were very similar to ones I had seen on the student attempts at the Mock exams. A knowledge organiser (KO) sets out the important, useful and powerful knowledge on a topic on a single page. Linked below are Knowledge Organisers…
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OCR H410 A Level Film Studies »

Barry Rainsford | Wednesday February 28, 2018

Categories: A Level, OCR A Level, A Level Film

Click to view/print our Complete Edusites Unit Guide for OCR See how an Edusites 2-year programme of study can benefit you. Unit 1 Film Language+ Resources OCR H410 A Level Film Core: Film Language+ - click to view OCR H410 A Level Film Exam Section - click to view OCR H410 A Level Film NEA - click to view Unit 2 Film Representations+ Resources OCR H410 A Level Film Core: Film Representation+ - click to view Unit 3 Film Audience and Spectatorship+ Resources OCR H410 A Level Film Core: Audience…
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OCR H410 Set Films »

Richard Gent | Tuesday February 27, 2018

Categories: A Level, OCR A Level, Films & Case Studies, American, Directors, Hollywood Films, Non-Hollywood Films, World Cinema, Key Concepts, A Level Film

Click to see our Revision Part 1: Knowledge Organisers The exam reports from the Summer 2018 AS exams identified areas for development which may well be similar for the A Level students taking the exam this summer. I certainly identified with some of the issues as they were very similar to ones I had seen on the student attempts at the Mock exams. A knowledge organiser (KO) sets out the important, useful and powerful knowledge on a topic on a single page. Linked below are Knowledge Organisers…
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Making a Short Film »

jclarke | Thursday January 25, 2018

Categories: A Level, IB, IB Film Resources, Teacher Blogs

With the NEA in mind we have put together a list of things for your students to think about when they approach their filmmaking work for both Eduqas and OCR. There’s a nice opportunity from the very beginning of this work to encourage and support your students in recognising the connection between their own creative work and particular examples from films that they have studied which can inform their creative choices. In turn this will become useful for their reflective analysis and will…
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Documentary Genre »

Richard Gent | Thursday January 25, 2018

Categories: Codes & Conventions, GCSE, A Level

Below is a list of conventions applied to Documentary film making – it must be remembered that not all conventions apply to all film texts: Hand held Camera -  encoding realism and ‘truth’ Narrative Voice Over -  leading the audience into a preferred reading Vox Pops and Interviews with experts / witnesses / participants Often a shorter running time than non-fiction feature films Intercutting / Parallel Editing linking key scenes Use of Archive footage to support…
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Eduqas (WJEC) 603 A Level Film Unit 2 Core: Film Representation+ »

Barry Rainsford | Friday January 19, 2018

Categories: A Level, EDUQAS A Level

Files you will need for the lessons Eduqas (WJEC) 603 Core Unit 2 Film Representation+ SOL Teacher Lessons 1-15 Eduqas (WJEC) 603 Core Unit 2 Film Representation+ SOL Teacher Lessons 16-26 These slides are accessible to view with a live wifi connection using Safari, Firefox or Internet Explorer Core Unit 2 Representation+ Introduction Lesson 1 - What We See – Representation and Contexts Lesson 2 - Contextual Concerns – Hall - Thor Lesson 3 - Contexts 1 – Gender - Bond Lesson 4…
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OCR H410 A Level Film Unit 2 Core: Film Representation+ »

Barry Rainsford | Friday January 19, 2018

Categories: A Level, OCR A Level

Files you will need for the lessons OCR H410 Unit 2 Film Representation+ SOL Teacher Lessons 1-15 OCR H410 Unit 2 Film Representation+ SOL Teacher Lessons 16-26 These slides are accessible to view with a live wifi connection using Safari, Firefox or Internet Explorer Film Representation+ Introduction Lesson 1 - What We See – Representation and Contexts Lesson 2 - Contextual Concerns – Hall - Thor Lesson 3 - Contexts 1 – Gender - Bond Lesson 4 - Contexts 2 – Gender -…
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E.T. the Extra Terrestrial Single Film Study: Part 1 »

Darin Caudle | Wednesday January 10, 2018

Categories: A Level, OCR A Level, Analysis, Film Analysis, Films & Case Studies, Directors, Steven Spielberg, Hollywood Films, E.T. the Extra Terrestrial, Genres & Case Studies, Families, Science Fiction

YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DSx8Jobx-Gs Guide Navigation E.T. the Extra Terrestrial Single Film Study: Part 2 Copyright © 2017 Edusites. All rights reserved. Permission granted to reproduce for educational use within the subscribing school only. Copying or lending of any part of this document in any form or by any means to external bodies and / or individuals is prohibited. OCR Film Studies Paper 1 Section A: Film History Silent Era to 1990 These examination tasks require…
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E.T. the Extra Terrestrial Single Film Study: Part 2 »

Darin Caudle | Wednesday January 10, 2018

Categories: A Level, OCR A Level, Analysis, Film Analysis, Films & Case Studies, Directors, Steven Spielberg, Hollywood Films, E.T. the Extra Terrestrial, Genres & Case Studies, Families, Science Fiction

Guide Navigation E.T. the Extra Terrestrial Single Film Study: Part 1 Key Sequence Analysis E.T. goes home (final scene in the film) – 1:43:53 – 1:50:59 The sequence begins with a close-up on the makeshift communicator that Elliott and E.T. have constructed, an important prop that signifies E.T.’s ability to transform the everyday items of childhood and suburbia into something fantastical. As Elliott approaches the communicator, the lights from E.T.’s mothership beam down causing the…
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Double Indemnity Single Film Study »

vikiwalden | Friday January 05, 2018

Categories: A Level, OCR A Level, Analysis, Film Analysis, Films & Case Studies, American, Double Indemnity, Directors, Billy Wilder, Genres & Case Studies, Crime, Drama, Film Noir

YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yKrrAa2o9Eg Copyright © 2017 Edusites. All rights reserved. Permission granted to reproduce for educational use within the subscribing school only. Copying or lending of any part of this document in any form or by any means to external bodies and / or individuals is prohibited. OCR Film Studies Paper 1 Section A: Film History Silent Era to 1990 These examination tasks require that you study three American films with particular reference to…
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