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F634: Creative Investigation in Film Guide »

James Clarke | Tuesday September 02, 2014

Categories: A Level, OCR A Level, OCR A2, Film Industry, Film Marketing, Films & Case Studies, Directors, Steven Spielberg, Hot Entries, Key Concepts, Audience, Film Language, Representation, Posters, Film Poster Analysis

The purpose of this unit is to assess students’ ability to independently research, investigate and analyse a film based topic and present the findings; secondly, to assess the students’ application of knowledge and understanding to the planning and construction of a creative realisation; and finally, to assess candidate’s application of knowledge and understanding in evaluating their own work.

1. Research

  • Independent Research Project: 40 marks
  • Planning: evidence of planning for a filmed sequence within the field of Film Studies: 10 marks

2. Creative Realisation

  • A...
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German Cinema »

James Clarke | Monday March 10, 2014

Categories: A Level, WJEC A Level, WJEC A2, FM4, Section A: World Cinema, Analysis, Film Analysis, Films & Case Studies, World Cinema, Metropolis, Nosferatu, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, Genres & Case Studies, German, Hot Entries, Key Concepts, Audience, Film Language, Representation, Posters, Film Poster Analysis

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WJEC A2 Film Studies FM4 Section A World Cinema International Film Styles: German Cinema of the 1920s


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 Dead...[ read full article ] »

Design | A Grid-Based Approach »

Richard Gent | Monday September 12, 2011

Categories: Posters, Production Zone, Print Production

Find out more about the grid-based approach to design by clicking on the link below:

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Deconstructing Film Posters »

Rob Miller | Friday September 02, 2011

Categories: Hot Entries, Posters, Film Poster Analysis, Intro to Posters


Film Posters can be classified as printed media texts. They are targeted at specific audiences to build interest and market the Film product. This is one of the key roles of the financier or distributor: poster or billboard campaigns may be used alongside Online campaigns, EPKs, TV and Radio promotions, advertising in Newspapers & Magazines, Tie-ins/Merchandising, Film Trailers in Cinemas and Free Publicity (Reviews, Profiles, Word of mouth, Premieres & Certification) to sell the film. Audiences may also be targeted using their familiarity with the star or director of the...

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