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WJEC AS Film Studies FM1 Exploring Film Form »

Rob Miller | Friday March 14, 2014

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


  • 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, linking two should be encouraged and not repressed e.g. “the sequence in Moulin...

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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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iTraining | How to Teach Print in the Classroom »

Nicole Ponsford | Thursday November 24, 2011

Categories: Hot Entries, Production Zone, Print Production


The WJEC course allows you to go beyond teaching only moving image and will allow you to bring in some print for the internal assessment. This is helpful if you are a non-specialist teacher and feel that print is a ‘safer’ medium for you to begin with. There are a few resources on the FilmEdu site to get you started.

  • Producing Printed Image Texts
  • Digital Cameras and Photography This an excellent guide for using cameras and the appropriate language / techniques.
  • Deconstructing Film Posters
  • Film Poster Analysis
  • How to Teach Photography

What is Print?

Print can be...

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Producing Printed Image Texts »

Jeremy Orlebar | Monday September 12, 2011

Categories: Production Zone, Print Production


The print material usually relates to the study in an earlier module of genres such as Advertising, Magazines or British newspapers. The print course work should be in the same genres such as journalism/newspapers/magazines or advertising copy and images. Three pages are the minimum required. There is no harm in doing an extra page, and a cover page for a magazine. A very small percentage of your final product can be ‘found’ material.

Exam Alert. It is best to only use original material as examiners are very hot on plagiarism, copyright issues and the use of other...

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Digital Cameras and Photography »

Paul Bradforth | Monday September 12, 2011

Categories: Photography, An Introduction to Digital Cameras, Production Zone, Print Production

Early history

Digital cameras have been around since about 1985. Then, they were bulky, with tiny resolutions and big prices, and were mainly for specialist applications only.

By 1997 we began to see the kind of camera we’re used to today: compact, pocket-sized, but with a resolution of only around a third of a Megapixel, not enough to print from successfully, although fine for Web use.

Things really started to take off around 1999, with many 1-3 Megapixel compacts on the market. DSLRs (Digital Single-lens reflex) began to appear then too, but at a staggering...

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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:

Shared with FilmEdu by Elayne Senn.