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WJEC AS Film Studies FM1 Exploring Film Form Scheme »

Rob Miller | Thursday July 16, 2015

Categories: A Level, WJEC A Level, WJEC 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 features and be fully aware of the requirements of the subject (film analysis is a...

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Film and Textual Analysis Workshop »

Richard Gent | Wednesday September 24, 2014

Categories: Analysis, Film Analysis, Film Opening Analysis, Micro Analysis, Shot Analysis, Hot Entries

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Our full or half day interactive, visually stimulating workshops introduce pupils/students to the skills of textual analysis. We will provide a range of mainstream and independent examples to encourage and develop an understanding of film language from mise-en-scene through to cinematography, editing and sound.

Cost

  • Half Day (3 Hours Contact Time): costs from £300
  • Full Day (6 Hours Contact Time): costs from £450
  • Travel and printing fees are also applicable, where appropriate. The workshop rate may vary depending on location

Booking & Contact...

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Editsense | A Film Language & Film Making Interactive DVD »

Nicole Ponsford | Monday February 10, 2014

Categories: Analysis, Film Analysis, Micro Analysis, Shot Analysis, Hot Entries, Key Concepts, Film Language, Production Zone, Moving Image Production

Editsense & Filmsense

What is Editsense?

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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 £99.00+VAT

What does it include?

It includes video...

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Moving Image Technical and Symbolic Codes »

Richard Gent | Monday January 13, 2014

Categories: Analysis, Film Analysis, Micro Analysis, Shot Analysis, Key Concepts, Film Language

Semiotic terminology applied to moving image media.

Semiotics/Semiology

The study of signs that help us to deconstruct film e.g. Technical and Symbolic Codes in Film

Technical Codes

Constructed codes e.g. Camera angle, types of shot, types of edit, type of lens, SFX, Sound, Framing, Focus

Symbolic Codes

Cultural Representations – in film the mise en scene can be described as symbolic codes ie they ‘stand’ for something

Mise En Scene

The Mise en Scene comprises – setting, objects and props, body language, pose and posture, gaze or ‘the look’, lighting and...

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Technical & Symbolic Codes for Moving Image »

Rob Miller | Monday October 01, 2012

Categories: A Level, OCR A Level, OCR AS, Analysis, Film Analysis, Micro Analysis, Shot Analysis, Hot Entries, Key Concepts, Film Language

Associated Resources

  • Technical and Symbolic Codes - Moving Image.ppt



Student Example of Micro Analysis | High Level Work »

Rob Miller | Monday October 01, 2012

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, Analysis, Film Analysis, Micro Analysis, Films & Case Studies, Hollywood Films, Your Highness, Genres & Case Studies, Action Adventure, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Hot Entries

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Associated Resources

  • GCSE Film Studies Micro Analysis A* Grade Example.doc



Postcolonialism & Cultural Imperalism »

Richard Gent | Wednesday April 25, 2012

Categories: Analysis, Film Analysis, Micro Analysis, Shot Analysis, Hot Entries, Key Concepts, Representation, Theory, Film Theory

We had an enquiry recently about Postmodernism which led to some productive responses. Ellen Grundy’s approach involved:

(L)ooking at representation and postcolonialism (as follows):

A research task on Gurinder Chadha and her films. How do her life and the themes of her films suggest a post colonial identity? For example Bend it like Beckham as a coming together of different ethnicities / cultures.

The classic clip of going for an ‘English’ in Goodness Gracious Me that turns representation on its head. Useful for debating how different races are treated in a postcolonial /...

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Understanding Editing »

Nicole Ponsford | Wednesday December 07, 2011

Categories: Analysis, Film Analysis, Micro Analysis, Hot Entries, Key Concepts, Film Language, Production Zone, Moving Image Production

What is it?

This is the post-production process of making a moving image text, by the selection and ordering of a range of shots (the footage) into a continuous sequence. Editing can bring in audio (dialogue, score and sound effects), titles (credits) and still images.

Editing can help to enforce a theme, narrative or atmosphere, due to the pace and combination of elements selected. This could be through the use of a montage, the use of continuity editing, or the timing of music combined with the footage to create a mixture of emotive responses in the audience (from happy...

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Student Examples of Micro Analysis | Low Level Work »

Nicole Ponsford | Wednesday October 12, 2011

Categories: GCSE, Analysis, Film Analysis, Micro Analysis, Hot Entries

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Associated Resources

  • Student Examples of Micro-Analysis - Low Level Work.doc

Student Examples of Micro Analysis | My Favourite Film

Just as it is important to show students examples of excellent work, showing them work which could be improved can be just as helpful. Look at the two examples below. By asking students to improve and comment on these examples below, students can both apply the assessment objectives, understand what not to do and it will give your struggling students confidence!

Student Example 1 | Stepbrothers | Level 1

In this example a student analyses the...

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