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Legacy Eduqas WJEC A Level Film Studies »

Richard Gent | Wednesday August 24, 2011

Categories: EDUQAS A Level, EDUQAS AS, EDUQAS A2, A Level, 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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British Film Horror Exemplar »

Richard Gent | Monday March 11, 2024

Categories: EDUQAS A Level, EDUQAS AS, Genres & Case Studies, A Level, Hot Entries, Films & Case Studies, Hollywood Films, Non-Hollywood Films, British Film, Horror

click on image to enlarge How do genre conventions in the films that you have studied link with messages and values? (40) My chosen genre is horror and the two texts I have chosen to focus on are The Wicker Man (1973) and 28 Days Later (2002). The Wicker Man falls into the sub genre of horror and psychological thriller, with its own recognisable codes and conventions. As a film that was seen as problematical then in 1973 (hence its X/18 certificate) it has since become a cult classic exploring…
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Belfast | Case Study »

Richard Gent | Wednesday September 20, 2023

Categories: EDUQAS A Level, A Level, Film Library

In studying the film Belfast, we are considering a film that’s regarded as a contemporary ‘classic’. Upon its original cinema release the film enjoyed a largely enthusiastic response and it also served to remind us of how a film / popular culture can engage audiences in, at least, the fundamentals of complicated political and social conflict and its tensions. The film takes a politically nuanced moment in place and time and focuses it through a personal story. Belfast is a film…
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Mulholland Drive | Case Study »

Richard Gent | Tuesday September 19, 2023

Categories: EDUQAS A Level, A Level

Copyright © 2023 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. In studying a film such as Mulholland Drive we are considering a film that’s regarded as a contemporary ‘classic’. There are a wealth of ideas to engage with in the discourse about the film. Discourse refers to…
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Sightseers Single Film Analysis »

jclarke | Tuesday April 18, 2023

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

Copyright © 2023 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.   In studying a film such as Sightseers, we are considering a film that’s regarded as a contemporary ‘classic’, and perhaps even a ‘cult’ film. There are a wealth of ideas to engage with in the…
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Boyhood Single Film Study »

Graham Panton | Wednesday November 13, 2019

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

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. Contexts Context of Production Films are shaped by the contexts in which they are produced. They can therefore be understood in more depth by placing them within two…
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Timecode Single Film Study »

jclarke | Tuesday September 10, 2019

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

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. Context In his essay The Art Cinema As A Mode of Film Practice film scholar David Bordwell explains that “we can usefully consider the ‘art cinema’ as…
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Amy Single Film Study »

jclarke | Tuesday September 10, 2019

Categories: EDUQAS A Level, Genres & Case Studies, A Level, Films & Case Studies, Non-Hollywood Films, Documentary, Film Analysis, Analysis

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. Context: Amy Winehouse 'Popstar' There’s an idea that’s elegantly expressed by the novelist Italo Calvino) that’s worth engaging with and…
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Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans Single Film Study »

jclarke | Sunday September 08, 2019

Categories: EDUQAS A Level, Silent Era, Genres & Case Studies, A Level, Films & Case Studies, Romance, Comedy, Silent, Drama, Film Analysis, Analysis

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. Context There’s an idea (elegantly expressed by the novelist Italo Calvino) that’s worth engaging with and returning to quite often in relation to…
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Last Minute Questions Eduqas Component 2 - Global Filmmaking Perspectives »

Emily Prentice | Monday June 03, 2019

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

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

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

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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A Level Film Unit 4 Core: Film Genre+ »

Morag Larsen | Tuesday January 29, 2019

Categories: OCR A Level, EDUQAS A Level, 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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City of God Single Film Study »

jclarke | Wednesday November 28, 2018

Categories: EDUQAS A Level, Genres & Case Studies, World Cinema, A Level, Films & Case Studies, Drama, Film Analysis, Analysis, Crime

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

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: OCR A Level, EDUQAS A Level, Genres & Case Studies, A Level, Films & Case Studies, Non-Hollywood Films, Documentary, Film Analysis, Analysis

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

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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House of Flying Daggers Single Film Study »

jclarke | Wednesday October 17, 2018

Categories: EDUQAS A Level, Adventure, Genres & Case Studies, World Cinema, A Level, Films & Case Studies, Drama, Film Analysis, Analysis, Action

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: EDUQAS A Level, Genres & Case Studies, A Level, Films & Case Studies, Hollywood Films, Comedy, Drama, Film Analysis, Analysis

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. Context If proof were needed that a film could provoke and tap into what is happening in the culture, in terms of something like a zeitgeist, whilst also functioning as a story that…
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A Level Film Unit 3 Core: Film Audience and Spectatorship+ »

Morag Larsen | Thursday October 11, 2018

Categories: OCR A Level, EDUQAS A Level, 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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German Cinema | Expressionism »

jclarke | Thursday September 13, 2018

Categories: EDUQAS A Level, EDUQAS A2, Genres & Case Studies, World Cinema, A Level, Hot Entries, Films & Case Studies, Metropolis, Film Analysis, Key Concepts, Analysis, Posters, Film Poster Analysis, Representation, Audience, Film Language

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: EDUQAS A Level, Genres & Case Studies, A Level, Films & Case Studies, Drama, Film Analysis, Analysis, Independent Film, Crime

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. Context Cinema is always evolving and it’s an exciting process to witness, to explore and to understand. A film such as Pulp Fiction is one film that has gone…
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Carol Single Film Study »

jclarke | Friday September 07, 2018

Categories: EDUQAS A Level, Genres & Case Studies, A Level, Films & Case Studies, Romance, Drama, Film Analysis, Analysis

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. Contexts Cinema is always evolving and it’s an exciting process to witness, to explore and to understand and film such as Carol is an example of a film that has…
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This Is England Single Film Study »

jclarke | Monday September 03, 2018

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

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. Contexts Cinema is always evolving and it’s exciting to witness, to explore and to understand. A film such as This Is England is one that has gone some way in…
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The Diving Bell and the Butterfly Single Film Study »

Richard Gent | Thursday August 16, 2018

Categories: EDUQAS A Level, European Film, Genres & Case Studies, A Level, Films & Case Studies, Drama, Film Analysis, Analysis

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: EDUQAS A Level, European Film, Genres & Case Studies, A Level, Films & Case Studies, Fantasy, Drama, Film Analysis, Analysis, 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: EDUQAS A Level, Genres & Case Studies, World Cinema, A Level, Films & Case Studies, Documentary, Man With A Movie Camera, Film Analysis, Analysis

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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La La Land Single Film Study: Part 1 »

Darin Caudle | Wednesday July 04, 2018

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

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 Contexts Context of Production Damien Chazelle had initially conceived of the idea of making a musical that was…
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Under The Skin Single Film Study »

jclarke | Thursday June 28, 2018

Categories: EDUQAS A Level, Genres & Case Studies, A Level, Films & Case Studies, Non-Hollywood Films, Thriller, Science Fiction, Drama, Film Analysis, Analysis

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. Introduction Go into a newsagent and scan the film and tv section of the magazine shelves and you should see science fiction healthily represented: SFX magazine, Sci-Fi…
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Some Like It Hot Single Film Study »

jclarke | Wednesday April 18, 2018

Categories: EDUQAS A Level, Billy Wilder, Genres & Case Studies, A Level, Films & Case Studies, Hollywood Films, Romance, Comedy, Film Analysis, Analysis

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. Introduction In her book The Many Lives of Marilyn Monroe, Professor Sarah Churchwell describes Monroe as “that icon of uber-femininity…? [1] This reference…
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Eduqas WJEC A Level Film Studies »

Barry Rainsford | Thursday March 01, 2018

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

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

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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Eduqas (WJEC) 603 A Level Film Unit 2 Core: Film Representation+ »

Barry Rainsford | Friday January 19, 2018

Categories: EDUQAS A Level, 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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Eduqas (WJEC) 603 A Level Film Unit 1 Non Examined Assessment (NEA) »

Barry Rainsford | Wednesday January 03, 2018

Categories: EDUQAS A Level, A Level

Guide Navigation Eduqas (WJEC) 603 A Level Film Unit 1 Core: Film Language+ Eduqas (WJEC) 603 A Level Film Studies Unit 1 Exam Files you will need for the lessons Eduqas (WJEC) 603 A Level Film Studies Unit 1 NEA SOL Teacher These slides are accessible to view with a live wifi connection using Safari, Firefox or Internet Explorer NEA Unit 1 Introduction Lesson 1 - NEA Structure - Film Form - Product - Evaluation Lesson 2 - Research Skills - Data - Evidence - Selection - Elephant Exemplar - Alan…
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Sweet Sixteen Single Film Study »

jclarke | Wednesday November 22, 2017

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

YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kzunVk_wJNc 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. Contexts Context of Production Every film reflects the concerns of its time, the particular way of looking at the world in that culture, that society, that time. To…
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Selma Single Film Study »

jclarke | Wednesday November 22, 2017

Categories: EDUQAS A Level, Ava DuVernay, Selma, Genres & Case Studies, A Level, Films & Case Studies, Drama, Film Analysis, Analysis, History

YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B74p2yHUHHQ 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. Contexts Context of Production Every film reflects the concerns of its time, the particular way of looking at the world in that culture, that society, that time. To…
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Secrets & Lies Single Film Study »

Richard Gent | Thursday November 09, 2017

Categories: EDUQAS A Level, Mike Leigh, Secrets and Lies, Genres & Case Studies, A Level, Films & Case Studies, Non-Hollywood Films, Drama, Film Analysis, Analysis

YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YToU70X6O_Y 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. *Please note that this film title uses an ampersand in the title rather than the word. Throughout this single film study it is referred to as Secrets & Lies by Mike…
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Trainspotting Single Film Study »

Richard Gent | Thursday November 09, 2017

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

YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8LuxOYIpu-I 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. Contexts Context of Production Every film reflects the concerns of its time, the particular way of looking at the world in that culture, that society, that time. To…
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Shaun of the Dead Single Film Study »

vikiwalden | Wednesday November 08, 2017

Categories: EDUQAS A Level, Edgar Wright, Genres & Case Studies, A Level, Films & Case Studies, Non-Hollywood Films, Comedy, Film Analysis, Analysis, Horror

YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/embed/LIfcaZ4pC-4 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. Contexts Context of Production Films are shaped by the contexts in which they are produced. They can therefore be understood in more depth by placing them within two…
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Beasts of the Southern Wild Single Film Study »

jclarke | Thursday October 19, 2017

Categories: EDUQAS A Level, Beasts of the Southern Wild, Benh Zeitlin, Adventure, Genres & Case Studies, A Level, Films & Case Studies, Fantasy, Drama, Film Analysis, Analysis

YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pvqZzSMIZa0 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. Contexts Context of Production Every film reflects the concerns of its time, the particular way of looking at the world in that culture, that society, that time. …
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Eduqas (WJEC) 603 A Level Unit 1 Core: Film Language+ »

Barry Rainsford | Friday October 13, 2017

Categories: EDUQAS A Level, A Level

Guide Navigation Eduqas (WJEC) 603 A Level Film Studies Unit 1 Exam Eduqas (WJEC) 603 A Level Film Unit 1 Non Examined Assessment (NEA) Files you will need for the lessons Core Unit 1 Film Language+ SOL Teacher Lessons 1-14 Core Unit 1 Film Language+ SOL Teacher Lessons 15-25 These slides are accessible to view with a live wifi connection using Safari, Firefox or Internet Explorer Unit Introduction Lesson 1- What is Film? - Se7en Lesson 2- Studying Film - The Toolkit Lesson 3- The Shot - Where,…
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Winter’s Bone Single Film Study »

Darin Caudle | Friday October 06, 2017

Categories: EDUQAS A Level, Winter’s Bone, Debra Granik, Genres & Case Studies, A Level, Films & Case Studies, Drama, Film Analysis, Analysis

YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/embed/5O8F8JtSVmI 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. Contexts Context of Production Every film reflects the concerns of its time, the particular way of looking at the world in that culture, that society, that time.  To…
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Teaching Film with Edusites »

Barry Rainsford | Wednesday September 13, 2017

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

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+…
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Apocalypse Now Single Film Study »

jclarke | Wednesday September 13, 2017

Categories: EDUQAS A Level, Fancis Ford Coppola, Apocalypse Now, Genres & Case Studies, A Level, Films & Case Studies, Hollywood Films, Drama, Film Analysis, Analysis, War

YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=snDR7XsSkB4 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. Contexts Context of Production Films are shaped by the contexts in which they are produced. They can therefore be understood in more depth by placing them within two…
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Looking for Free A Level Film Resources? »

Richard Gent | Monday September 11, 2017

Categories: OCR A Level, EDUQAS A Level, A Level Film, Genres & Case Studies, Film Industry, A Level, Films & Case Studies, Mise-en-Scene, Genre, Narrative, Key Skills, Editing, Pre-Production, Planning, Cinematography, Film Analysis, Key Concepts, Analysis, Representation, Audience, Film Language

Would you like to see an example of an A Level Film Lesson from Edusites Film? Below is a link to a single lesson online slide show focusing on Cinematography using The Bourne Identity. The Cinematography lesson from both the teacher guide (scheme of learning) and student workbook are below to illustrate the breadth and depth of the resources being published on Edusites Film. Film Representation Unit 2 Lesson 17: 12 Slides For fast and optimum viewing use Safari, Firefox or Internet Explorer…
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One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest Single Film Study »

abateman | Thursday September 07, 2017

Categories: EDUQAS A Level, Milos Forman, Genres & Case Studies, A Level, Films & Case Studies, Drama, Film Analysis, Analysis, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OXrcDonY-B8 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. Contexts Context of Production Films are shaped by the contexts in which they are produced. They can therefore be understood in more depth by placing them within two…
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No Country for Old Men Film Study Part 1 »

Graham Panton | Wednesday September 06, 2017

Categories: EDUQAS A Level, Coen Brothers, Genres & Case Studies, A Level, Films & Case Studies, Thriller, Drama, Film Analysis, Analysis, Crime

YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/embed/38A__WT3-o0 No Country for Old Men Single Film Study Part 2 here Contexts Context of Production Films are shaped by the contexts in which they are produced. They can therefore be understood in more depth by placing them within two important contextual frames. The first involves considering the broader contexts of a film at the time when it was produced – its social, cultural and political contexts, either current or historical. The second…
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Vertigo Single Film Study »

Graham Panton | Saturday September 02, 2017

Categories: EDUQAS A Level, Genres & Case Studies, A Level, Films & Case Studies, Hollywood Films, Thriller, Romance, Alfred Hitchcock, Film Analysis, Analysis, Mystery

YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/embed/UHhsEYDg8GI 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. Contexts Context of Production Films are shaped by the contexts in which they are produced. They can therefore be understood in more depth by placing them within two…
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Inception Single Film Study »

vikiwalden | Saturday September 02, 2017

Categories: EDUQAS A Level, Adventure, Genres & Case Studies, A Level, Films & Case Studies, Hollywood Films, Inception, Science Fiction, Film Analysis, Analysis, Action

YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3A3-zSOBT4 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. Contexts Context of Production Every film reflects the concerns of its time, the particular way of looking at the world in that culture, that society, that time. …
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Casablanca Single Film Study »

vikiwalden | Friday September 01, 2017

Categories: EDUQAS A Level, Adventure, Genres & Case Studies, A Level, Films & Case Studies, Romance, Casablanca, Film Noir, Drama, Film Analysis, Analysis, War

YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQTWfGOv1JY 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. Contexts Context of Production Films are shaped by the contexts in which they are produced. They can therefore be understood in more depth by placing them within two…
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