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Amores Perros A Level Film Case Study »

Richard Gent | Tuesday March 28, 2023

Categories: Genres & Case Studies, Amores Perros, World Cinema, Films & Case Studies, Genre, Narrative, Research, Film Analysis, Key Concepts, Analysis, Title Sequences, Representation, Shot Analysis, Audience, Film Theory, Film Language, Auteur Theory, Theory, Mexican, Social Realism

Copyright © 2018 Edusites. All rights reserved. Permission granted to reproduce for educational use within the subscribing school only. Copying or lending of any part of this document in any form or by any means to external bodies and / or individuals is prohibited. In studying a film such as Amores Perros, a film that’s widely regarded as a ‘classic’, there’s a wealth of discourse to engage with. Worth noting immediately is that translated into English, the title…
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WJEC AS Film Studies FM1 Exploring Film Form Scheme »

Rob Miller | Thursday July 16, 2015

Categories: EDUQAS A Level, EDUQAS AS, A Level, Hot Entries, Films & Case Studies, Hollywood Films, Non-Hollywood Films, Mise-en-Scene, Macro Analysis, Up, Gravity, Grand Budapest Hotel, The Shining, Skyfall, Genre, Narrative, Key Skills, Editing, Pre-Production, Planning, Micro Analysis, Cinematography, Film Analysis, Key Concepts, Analysis, Film Opening Analysis, Representation, Shot Analysis, Moving Image Production, Production Zone

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…
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Moving Image Technical and Symbolic Codes »

Richard Gent | Monday January 13, 2014

Categories: Micro Analysis, Film Analysis, Key Concepts, Analysis, Shot Analysis, 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…
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Technical & Symbolic Codes for Moving Image »

Rob Miller | Monday October 01, 2012

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

Associated Resources Technical and Symbolic Codes - Moving Image.ppt
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Thinking Film DVDs »

Richard Gent | Monday September 17, 2012

Categories: Hot Entries, Film Analysis, Key Concepts, Analysis, Shot Analysis, Film Language

The Thinking Film project is comprised of DVDs of selected film clips, CD-ROMs containing downloadable, curriculum-related teaching materials to accompany the extracts as well as online CPD and additional supporting materials. Please click on the relevant subject icon below for further information on each pack as well as training programmes and other supporting materials. This project has been made possible through the generous support of the Film Distributors’ Association and all of its…
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Postcolonialism & Cultural Imperalism »

Richard Gent | Wednesday April 25, 2012

Categories: Hot Entries, Micro Analysis, Film Analysis, Key Concepts, Analysis, Representation, Shot Analysis, Film Theory, 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…
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Analysing Film Title Sequences »

abateman | Wednesday November 16, 2011

Categories: Hot Entries, Film Analysis, Analysis, Film Opening Analysis, Title Sequences, Shot Analysis

Functions of the Title Sequence The functions of the title sequence in a film may seem to be fairly obvious. They are designed to tell the audience the names of the people and organisations involved with the making of the film and in this respect they do the job well. Irrespective of the genre, there is a conventional way of presenting this information in the credit sequence. This information and the order in which it is presented follows a standard format. Later in this study we will be…
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Children of Men | Analyse Film Opening »

Caroline Bagshaw | Wednesday November 16, 2011

Categories: Hot Entries, Film Analysis, Analysis, Film Opening Analysis, Title Sequences, Shot Analysis

Click on the link below to download a frame for analysing the opening of the film Children of Men. Film Opening Children Of Men.doc ‘It’s just an idea for group work deconstructing an interesting text (especially because, unusually, this one starts in the middle of the disequilibrium, rather than establishing an equilibrium first of all, so is good for narrative theory.  Also, our “hero” is rather unheroic (he doesn’t return to the aftermath of the bomb to…
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Standard Shot Sizes »

jeremy | Monday September 12, 2011

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

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