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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)


‘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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Topic Booster Study Workshops »

Rob Miller | Wednesday January 22, 2014

Categories: KS3, GCSE, WJEC GCSE, A Level, OCR A Level, Hot Entries

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At Edusites we understand that teachers and students sometimes need a little help kick starting an examined or coursework topic - whether at the beginning, the middle of the year or in those last 8 weeks before a long, ‘hot’ summer…

Our experts can offer half day or full day courses in preparing for coursework or examined topics ranging from teaching the Superhero Genre, Exploring Film Form, British and American Film, Ealing and Working Title Studios, British Film Stars and Genre, Mexican or Japanese World Cinema, French New Wave, Silent...

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Creating Film Projects Guide »

Richard Gent | Monday March 04, 2013

Categories: KS3, GCSE, A Level, Hot Entries, Production Zone, Moving Image Production, Research, Scriptwriting, Storyboarding


This colourful, jargon free guide will take you on a step-by-step journey, enabling groups or individuals to create films of their own. This guide is specifically designed for new film makers and is written by Lizzie Sykes, Senior Lecturer in TV Production at Bournemouth University and a community film maker with over 15 years’ experience. 

The aim of the guide is to provide its readers with the information they need to make key decisions about the films they want to make, and avoid common pitfalls that many groups experience. From planning a project, to shooting safely...

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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.


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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Making Movies Make Sense DVD | An Interactive Guide to Using Film »

Richard Gent | Monday September 17, 2012

Categories: KS3, Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Analysis, Film Analysis, Shot Analysis, Hot Entries, Key Concepts, Film Language, Representation, Starters, KS3 Film Studies Starters

What is Making Movies Make Sense?

‘Making Movies Make Sense’ is an all-new interactive resource to help you run film viewing and filmmaking activities with children and young people.

Making Movies Make Sense shows you:

  • What equipment you need
  • The key principles: camera, lighting, sound and editing
  • How to make a film step by step: planning, filming and editing
  • Practical activities for classroom and out-of-school contexts
  • What films to use

Making Movies Make Sense is illustrated with dozens of video clips and still images. The disc also includes printable PDFs and unedited...

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