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WJEC AS Film Studies FM1 Exploring Film Form Scheme »

Rob Miller | Thursday July 16, 2015

Categories: A Level, EDUQAS A Level, EDUQAS AS, FM1, Analysis, Film Analysis, Film Opening Analysis, Macro Analysis, Micro Analysis, Shot Analysis, Films & Case Studies, Hollywood Films, Grand Budapest Hotel, Gravity, Skyfall, The Shining, Up, Non-Hollywood Films, Submarine, Hot Entries, Key Concepts, Genre, Narrative, Representation, Key Skills, Cinematography, Editing, Filming, Mise-en-Scene, Planning, Pre-Production, Reflective Analysis, Production Zone, Moving Image Production

Overview Analysis of a 3-5 min Film Extract – Mise-en-Scene, Cinematography and Editing only: (30 Marks) Creative Project – Planning, Producing and Editing a 2 min approx. film sequence of between 10-25 shots (50 Marks) Reflective Analysis – (10 Marks) Edusites Film recommends a logical time to introduce the FM1 coursework is in week 6, the second week in October, 1 week before the Half Term. By then, students will have learnt skills of textual analysis in regards to micro and macro…
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Exemplar WJEC & OCR AS Lesson Plan | An Introduction to the Film Industry »

Rob Miller | Wednesday November 12, 2014

Categories: A Level, OCR A Level, OCR AS, EDUQAS A Level, EDUQAS AS, FM1, Film Industry, Hot Entries

Associated Resources Edusites Lesson Plan Template.docx NB. Please note this is a suggested template, your school may require a different layout. Length of Lesson (minutes): 60 Lesson Title: An Introduction to the Film Industry Context This lesson would be delivered in the first week after induction of an AS Film Studies course, whether WJEC or OCR. It is a generic introduction to the core Film Studies concepts underpinning this academic subject. Aims and Objectives To introduce students to…
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WJEC AS FM2 British & American Film Producers and Audiences Resource Items »

Rob Miller | Wednesday October 08, 2014

Categories: A Level, EDUQAS A Level, EDUQAS AS, FM1, FM2, Section B: British Film Topics, Section C: US Film Comparative Study, Film Industry, Film Distribution, Film Marketing, Genres & Case Studies, British Film, Hot Entries

FM2: British and American Film ‘How to Respond to Section A - Producers and Audiences: Resource Items’ This resource examines approaches to Section A of FM2 in terms of areas of questioning but specifically, how to respond to the range of stimulus WJEC could use, and expect students to refer to in Part A and Part B of the resource items. The section title, ‘Producers and Audiences’ is important in letting students know the type of response expected in the exam – an equal…
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WJEC AS/A2 Film Studies Suspension of Disbelief Believing in Make Believe »

Emily Hughes | Tuesday March 18, 2014

Categories: A Level, EDUQAS A Level, EDUQAS AS, FM1, EDUQAS A2, FM4, Section B: Spectatorship Topics, Hot Entries, Key Concepts, Audience, Film Language, Representation, Theory, Spectatorship Theory

click on image to enlarge The movies: flickering images running past our eyes at 24 frames per second. They have the power to make us cry, make us sit on the edge of our seat, exhilarate and infuriate but how? The narratives that unfold in front of us are products, made up stories. The events we see on screen are just actors pretending to be other people, increasingly a lot of what we see is so devoid of reality that it is created on a computer through CGI, it’s all just make believe. So…
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WJEC AS Film Studies FM1 Exploring Film Form »

Rob Miller | Friday March 14, 2014

Categories: A Level, EDUQAS A Level, EDUQAS AS, FM1, Analysis, Film Analysis, Films & Case Studies, Non-Hollywood Films, Submarine, Hot Entries, Production Zone, Audio Production, Moving Image Production, Print Production

Overview 20% of A Level Qualification, 40% of AS An Analysis of a Film Extract: (30 Marks) Creative Project: (40 Marks) Reflective Analysis: (10 Marks) FM1 Unit Introduction WJEC: “This unit focuses on the micro features of film and the construction of meaning and emotion?. Macro features form the basis for the examined AS module, FM2 although it is accepted by the exam board that it is often difficult to separate macro features narrative and genre from a micro analysis. In this regard,…
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