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Morag Larsen | Friday June 19, 2015

Categories: KS3, GCSE, A Level, Analysis, Film Analysis, Hot Entries, Key Concepts, Film Language, Representation, Production Zone, Moving Image Production, Research, Film Research, Scriptwriting, Starters, Storyboarding

Introducing our DVD & Book Resources for Film & Media

Editsense & Filmsense £69.00+VAT (30% off)

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‘Editsense is a new approach to learning about film language and film-making’.

This is an interactive DVD with excellent, practical examples of film - perfect for teachers of moving image, be it English, Creative and Digital Media or Film Studies.

It has over fifty video examples and includes materials for the introduction and revision of film. There are no audio clips.

The site licence is now available for £69.00+VAT. This is a 30% discount from the original price of...

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WJEC A2 Film Studies FM3 Research and Creative Projects »

Rob Miller | Tuesday October 22, 2013

Categories: A Level, WJEC A Level, WJEC A2, FM3, Hot Entries, Research, Film Research

Small-Scale Research Project

  • Annotated Catalogue: 15 Marks
  • Presentation Script: 25 Marks

Creative Project

  • Creative Product: 45 Marks
  • Reflective Analysis: 15 Marks

FM4 Unit Introduction

The A Level coursework is worth 25% of the whole grade and 50% of the A2 year – it is important that the right time is spent on the project, as there are three exam sections to work towards. Aim to devote 10-12 weeks to FM3 ensuring all work is submitted before Easter to allow time for marking, internal moderation and standardisation and also feedback before submitting to WJEC for external...

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Film Studies Apps »

Richard Gent | Friday January 18, 2013

Categories: KS3, GCSE, A Level, Hot Entries, Key Concepts, Film Language, Production Zone, Moving Image Production, Print Production, Research, Film Research, Scriptwriting, An Introduction to Scriptwriting, Storyboarding, An Introduction to Storyboarding

Here are some apps that are used in and out of the Film Studies classroom. We’ve attempted to find links to the different operating systems to help identify if the version you need exists.

Language

Close Up Film Language Glossary iOS

The Close-Up Film Language Glossary of the well-known German Educational Publishers Schöningh provides clear and concise definitions of essential film language terms used in basic and advanced film courses. Though geared for use in high school (particular sixth forms) and higher education the glossary is appropriate for anyone generally...

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Shaun Of The Dead Screening and Research Questions »

Nicole Ponsford | Thursday November 10, 2011

Categories: GCSE, Analysis, Film Analysis, Screening Notes, Films & Case Studies, Non-Hollywood Films, Shaun of the Dead, Genres & Case Studies, British Film, Comedy, Horror, Independent, Hot Entries, Research, Film Research

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Shaun of the Dead Screening and Research Questions.doc

  1. Who directed, produced and distributed Shaun of the Dead?
  2. How does the film reflect the pattern of many British Films of recent years?
  3. Research and detail at least ten films made by the same production company and distributor. Identify their genre
  4. Why do you think Shaun of the Dead was commercially successful? Research the UK and US box office gross and subsequent DVD/Video sales
  5. How does the film culturally represent the image of a nation? How does this compare with independent films you are...
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Amores Perros Research Questions »

Rob Miller | Thursday November 10, 2011

Categories: A Level, WJEC A Level, WJEC A2, FM4, Section A: World Cinema, Analysis, Film Analysis, Films & Case Studies, World Cinema, Amores Perros, Research, Film Research

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Amores Perros Research Questions.doc




Film Research Sources »

Rob Miller | Thursday November 10, 2011

Categories: Analysis, Film Analysis, Research, Film Research

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  1. IMDb.com: non-academic generic film site (not just British). Click on ‘Combined Details’ to find institutional information.
  2. Wiki Amores Perros: Useful institutional context on Amores Perros and links to Mexican Cinema
  3. Cineycorridos | Intro to Mexican Cinema : Academic analysis of Mexican Cinema – crucial of A2 Film Studies Urban Stories
  4. Screenonline.org.uk: click on films and either search by Genre, Industry and Audience, Places or Films by Decade (site developed by the BFI – British Film Institute)
  5. Britmovie.co.uk: accessible site offering detailed information the...
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Atonement Pupil Research Questions »

Rob Miller | Thursday November 10, 2011

Categories: A Level, Analysis, Film Analysis, Films & Case Studies, American, Hollywood Films, Atonement, Genres & Case Studies, British Film, Costume Drama, Heritage, Period Drama, Romance, War, Hot Entries, Research, Film Research

British and American Film Case Study

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Atonement Pupil Research Questions.doc

Use your bibliography of British Film resources to research the following questions:

  1. Who directed Atonement? What other projects has the director been involved in and what does this say about his reputation and key specialist areas? Who wrote the novel that Atonement is based on, what do you know about him?
  2. What was the name of the Production Company and Theatrical Distributor? How would you describe the Distribution company? What pattern does this reflect relating to British...
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Film Research Mark Sheet »

Nicole Ponsford | Wednesday October 12, 2011

Categories: GCSE, Film Industry, Films & Case Studies, Hot Entries, Research, Film Research

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Film Research Mark Sheet.doc




Research Your Favourite Film Checklist »

Nicole Ponsford | Wednesday October 12, 2011

Categories: GCSE, Film Industry, Films & Case Studies, Hot Entries, Research, Film Research

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Research Your Favourite Film Sheet.doc