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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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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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Understanding Scriptwriting »

Jeremy Orlebar | Monday September 12, 2011

Categories: Production Zone, Moving Image Production, Scriptwriting, An Introduction to Scriptwriting

Tell the world

What do you want to tell the world? It’s a good idea to have something you want to talk about or discuss with the world. This is not the frustration you get on the bus when you have to stand all the way again, and you really do want to tell someone something. That could make a reasonable item for a short comedy sketch, but it will not make a film or television programme. You may just want to tell the world that you can write really good entertainment. 

You are going to spend a lot of time and an enormous amount of effort creating a film. Even a 5 minute...

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