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Legacy OCR GCSE Media Studies »

Rob Miller | Tuesday August 18, 2015

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE

Legacy Resources

2017 OCR GCSE Media Studies




Understanding TV Comedy »

Jeremy Orlebar | Tuesday April 27, 2010

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Other Topics, Moving Images, Television, Situation Comedy, Television Comedy, Understanding Media, Understanding Key Topics

Finally in Year One you should start the class thinking about the topic for the B question in the exam. The current topic is TV comedy.

Individuals need to make their own study of this topic depending on their own consumption of the many varieties of TV comedy, so that they have a thorough knowledge of at least two different texts and preferably three. Gervais in Extras might be a way of looking at postmodern comedy

ACTIVITIES

INSTITUTIONS & AUDIENCES

Before looking at...

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Understanding OCR GCSE Media Studies »

Jeremy Orlebar | Monday April 26, 2010

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE

UNITS B321, B322 or B323, and B324

There are three units designed as a two year GCSE with the emphasis on practical work.

Unit B321: The Individual Media Studies Portfolio

This is a Controlled Assessment unit, internally assessed and externally moderated.

It is essential that Centres set assignments that make use of TWO media within this Unit ~ ie if two texts are compared in the same media format in the theory element, then the supporting practical exercise must be in a...

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An Introduction to Situation Comedy »

Jeremy Orlebar | Monday June 15, 2009

Categories: GCSE, AQA GCSE, OCR GCSE, Eduqas (WJEC) GCSE, Other Topics, Television, Situation Comedy, Television Situation Comedy

‘The focus of this examination is institutional/ scheduling issues and audience pleasures. These pages on sit-com provide a background only to the topic. The specific issues of institution/scheduling and audience pleasures in relation to sit-com will need to be taught separately.’

Brief Definition

The British TV sitcom is a television series that derives humour from the same characters in a fixed location exploring a variety of comic plotlines including...

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OCR J200 GCSE Media Studies Unit 3 Core: Media Audience »

Barry Rainsford | Monday May 21, 2018

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE

Guide Navigation

  • OCR J200 GCSE Media Studies Unit 3 Close Study Products
  • OCR J200 GCSE Media Studies Unit 3 Non-Examined Assessment (NEA)

Files you will need for the lessons

  • OCR J200 GCSE Media Studies Unit 3 Media Audience Teacher SOL

These slides are accessible to view with a live wifi connection using Safari, Firefox or Internet Explorer

  • OCR Core Unit 3 Media Audience Introduction
  • OCR Core Unit 3 Media Audience Introduction Lesson 1
  • OCR Core Unit 3 Media Audience...
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OCR J200 GCSE Media Studies Unit 2 Non-Examined Assessment (NEA) »

Barry Rainsford | Monday April 30, 2018

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE

Guide Navigation

  • OCR J200 GCSE Media Studies Unit 2 Core: Media Representation
  • OCR J200 GCSE Media Studies Unit 2 Set Study Products

Files you will need for the lessons

  • New Spec OCR GCSE Media Studies: Unit 2: NEA Teacher SOL

These slides are accessible to view with a live wifi connection using Safari, Firefox or Internet Explorer

  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Unit 2 NEA Introduction
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Unit 2 NEA Lesson 1
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Unit 2 NEA Lesson 2
  • OCR GCSE...
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Approaches to Teaching New Spec GCSE Media Studies with Edusites »

Barry Rainsford | Saturday March 10, 2018

Categories: GCSE, AQA GCSE, OCR GCSE, Eduqas (WJEC) GCSE, Advertising, Collective Identity, Games, Key Concepts, Introductory Resources, Intro to Media Audiences, Intro to Media Institutions, Intro to Media Languages, Intro to Media Representations, Audience Consumption & Platforms, Genre, Ideology, Institutions, Media Language, Narrative, Production, Regulation, Representation & Stereotyping, Typeface & Typography, Understanding Media, Magazines, Music, New Media, News, New Spec, Posters, Print, Production Zone, Radio, Television, Theory, Feminist Theory, Gender Theory, Genre Theory , Media Theorists, Queer Theory, Race Theory, Representation Theory, Semiotic Theory, Website Analysis

Commencing 2017 for 2019 Assessment

Each term we provide a Core Unit, with an Exam Specific Section (Close or Set Study Products), and a Non Examined Assessment (NEA) Section based on the Department for Education Media Studies A Level subject content.

Our GCSE Units begin at Unit 1 in Term 1 and continue to Unit 6 in Term 6.

The four areas of this theoretical framework, are:

  • Media Language: how the media through their forms, codes and conventions communicate meanings
  • ...
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New Spec OCR J200 GCSE Media Studies »

Barry Rainsford | Thursday March 08, 2018

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, New Spec

Files you will need for the lessons, added term by term, commencing 2017 for 2019 Assessment

Each Unit and section has the following materials for learning*:

  • A Teacher Scheme of Learning (SOL)
  • Online Slides to be projected for the whole class to see
  • A Student Workbook (can be cut and pasted from the online page into a booklet and printed for the students to work from. See ‘Create the Perfect Student Workbook’)
  • Student Workbook Appendix Images (printable pdf files for...
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How to create your Perfect Student Workbook »

Richard Gent | Sunday January 21, 2018

Categories: GCSE, AQA GCSE, OCR GCSE, Eduqas (WJEC) GCSE, A Level, AQA A Level, OCR A Level, Eduqas (WJEC) A Level, New Spec

Copy and paste from any of our online Student Workbooks to create your ‘Perfect Student Ready Workbook’ to handout ready for the term ahead.

The resources are presented in this format to allow students to easily annotate them and support them in developing their ideas and understanding of the subjects covered in a course.

The philosophy we have at Edusites is that knowledge only becomes understanding through practical application by doing the analysis and making your own...

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OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Teaching Guide »

Barry Rainsford | Wednesday March 01, 2017

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Radio, Radio Comedy, Television, Television Comedy

Guide Navigation

  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Overview Planner
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Teaching Guide
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Slides
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Student Workbook
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Glossary

Purpose

The purpose of this unit is not to tell anyone ‘what you must do’ or ‘this is the way that you must do it’. The work here is based on over twenty...

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OCR GCSE Media Studies Lifestyle Magazines Teaching Guide »

Barry Rainsford | Thursday February 09, 2017

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Magazines, Teenage & Lifestyle Magazines

Guide Navigation

  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Lifestyle Magazines Overview Planner
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Lifestyle Magazines Teaching Guide
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Lifestyle Magazines Slides
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Lifestyle Magazines Student Workbook
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Lifestyle Magazines Glossary

Purpose

The purpose of this unit is not to tell anyone ‘what you must do’ or ‘this is the way that you must do it’. The work here is based on over twenty years of teaching...

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OCR GCSE Media Studies Action Adventure Film Teaching Guide »

Barry Rainsford | Monday November 21, 2016

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Film, Action Adventure, Film Analysis, Film Language

Guide Navigation

  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Action Adventure Film Overview Planner
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Action Adventure Film Teaching Guide
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Action Adventure Film Slides
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Action Adventure Film Student Workbook
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Action Adventure Film Glossary

Purpose

The purpose of this unit is not to tell anyone ‘what you must do’ or ‘this is the way that you must do it’. The work here is based on over twenty years of...

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OCR GCSE Media Studies TV Comedy Quiz »

Rob Miller | Thursday September 01, 2016

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Quizzes, Media Studies Quizzes, Television, Television Comedy

  1. OCR GCSE Media Studies TV Comedy Quiz
  2. Click on the back button to return to Edusites Media when you’ve finished using the quiz.



Simpsons Case Study »

Rob Miller | Tuesday August 30, 2016

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Television, Television Comedy

The long running Simpsons has been seen to be ‘prophetic’ in its predicting of key events in the same way the 1960s Paramount TV series Star Trek made predictions within a science fiction narrative that have gone on to become science fact. Arguably, The Simpsons predicted Pokemon Go. Bart was seen in one episode in a tree house with his phone with Pokemons running around the garden and long before the 2015 episode, ‘Trumptastic Voyage’ predicted that Donald Trump...

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Misfits Case Study »

Rob Miller | Tuesday August 30, 2016

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Television, Television Comedy

Misfits is a situation comedy about young offenders who are sent to work on a community service program. Initially sitcom conventions and stereotypes are evident: exaggerated characters, familiar locations and each character with their own storyline; however, Misfits offers a set of unique selling points (USPs). This allows the programme to deviate from convention that is one of the key audience appeals for its young, educated target audience.

For example, each episode...

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Miranda Case Study »

Rob Miller | Tuesday August 30, 2016

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Television, Television Comedy

Miranda was originally broadcast on BBC Two in 2009 before being moving to the more mainstream channel BBC One in 2012 where it finished its run in 2015. 3 series were broadcast in total, plus specials with a total of 20 episodes and achieving critical and commercial success. Due to the range of locations and the often physical sequences, Miranda was filmed using a multiple-camera set up - following the codes and conventions of the situation comedy genre.

Star marketing...

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OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Student Workbook »

Barry Rainsford | Monday June 27, 2016

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Radio, Radio Comedy, Television, Television Comedy

Guide Navigation

  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Overview Planner
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Teaching Guide
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Slides
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Student Workbook
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Glossary

Introduction

This booklet is to support the preparation for the Section B unit examination for OCR GCSE Media Studies. This workbook will enable you to work...

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OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Overview Planner »

Barry Rainsford | Monday June 27, 2016

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Radio, Radio Comedy, Television, Television Comedy

Guide Navigation

  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Overview Planner
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Teaching Guide
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Slides
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Student Workbook
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Glossary

Associated Resources

  • OCR Television or Radio Comedy Overview Planner 2017.pdf

Introduction for Teachers

TV/RADIO COMEDY is a staple of media broadcasting. A...

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OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Slides »

Barry Rainsford | Thursday June 23, 2016

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Radio, Radio Comedy, Television, Television Comedy

Guide Navigation

  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Overview Planner
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Teaching Guide
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Slides
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Student Workbook
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Glossary

OCR GCSE Media Studies TV/Radio Comedy Slides

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  • OCR GCSE Media Studies TV/Radio Comedy



OCR GCSE Media Studies Action Adventure Film Student Workbook »

Barry Rainsford | Tuesday June 21, 2016

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Film, Action Adventure

Guide Navigation

  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Action Adventure Film Overview Planner
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Action Adventure Film Teaching Guide
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Action Adventure Film Slides
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Action Adventure Film Student Workbook
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Action Adventure Film Glossary

Introduction

This booklet is to support the preparation for the Section A unit examination for OCR GCSE Media. This workbook will enable you to work through the series of...

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OCR GCSE Media Studies Action Adventure Film Overview Planner »

Barry Rainsford | Tuesday June 21, 2016

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Film, Action Adventure

Guide Navigation

  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Action Adventure Film Overview Planner
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Action Adventure Film Teaching Guide
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Action Adventure Film Slides
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Action Adventure Film Student Workbook
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Action Adventure Film Glossary

Associated Resources

  • Overview Planner.pdf

Introduction for Teachers

Action Adventure is a staple of media output. A hybrid genre evolved from the Bond films of the late...

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OCR GCSE Media Studies Action Adventure Film Glossary »

Barry Rainsford | Tuesday June 21, 2016

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Film, Action Adventure, Film Language, Key Concepts, Media Language

Guide Navigation

  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Action Adventure Film Overview Planner
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Action Adventure Film Teaching Guide
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Action Adventure Film Slides
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Action Adventure Film Student Workbook
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Action Adventure Film Glossary

Using this Glossary

This glossary of terms is intended for use with the above resources for the 2017 OCR GCSE Media Studies Action Adventure Film examination.

Purpose

To...

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OCR GCSE Media Studies Action Adventure Film Slides »

Barry Rainsford | Friday June 17, 2016

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Film, Action Adventure, Film Analysis, Film Language

Guide Navigation

  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Action Adventure Film Overview Planner
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Action Adventure Film Teaching Guide
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Action Adventure Film Slides
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Action Adventure Film Student Workbook
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Action Adventure Film Glossary

OCR GCSE Media Studies Action Adventure Film Slides

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OCR GCSE Media Studies Action Adventure, TV and Radio Comedy Workshop »

Rob Miller | Wednesday June 15, 2016

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Film, Action Adventure, Hot Entries, Radio, Radio Comedy, Television, Television Comedy

Book A Half or Full Day Workshop in Your School

Programme Details

  • Edusites Media provides visually dynamic, interactive Courses on Action Adventure, TV and Radio Comedy dedicated to, and focusing on specification requirements.
  • Students will analyse Action Adventure films for B322 Section A linking with characters, representation and stereotyping, genre conventions and technical elements – sound, editing, mise-en-scene and camerawork.
  • Students will also explore for Section B...
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OCR GCSE Media Studies Lifestyle Magazines Glossary »

Barry Rainsford | Monday June 06, 2016

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Magazines, Teenage & Lifestyle Magazines

Guide Navigation

  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Lifestyle Magazines Overview Planner
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Lifestyle Magazines Teaching Guide
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Lifestyle Magazines Slides
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Lifestyle Magazines Student Workbook
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Lifestyle Magazines Glossary

Using this Glossary

This glossary of terms is intended for use with the EDUSITES work pack for the Summer 2017 GCSE Media examination.

Purpose

To support your understanding of key...

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OCR GCSE Media Studies Lifestyle Magazines Student Workbook »

Barry Rainsford | Monday June 06, 2016

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Magazines, Teenage & Lifestyle Magazines

Guide Navigation

  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Lifestyle Magazines Overview Planner
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Lifestyle Magazines Teaching Guide
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Lifestyle Magazines Slides
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Lifestyle Magazines Student Workbook
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Lifestyle Magazines Glossary

Introduction

This booklet is to support the preparation for the Section A unit examination for OCR GCSE Media Studies. This workbook will enable you to work through the series of...

[ read full article ] »

OCR GCSE Media Studies Lifestyle Magazines Overview Planner »

Barry Rainsford | Monday June 06, 2016

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Magazines, Teenage & Lifestyle Magazines

Guide Navigation

  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Lifestyle Magazines Overview Planner
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Lifestyle Magazines Teaching Guide
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Lifestyle Magazines Slides
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Lifestyle Magazines Student Workbook
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Lifestyle Magazines Glossary

Associated Resources

  • OCR Lifestyle Overview Planner 2017.pdf

Introduction for Teachers

Lifestyle magazine publishing is a staple of media output. A genre evolved from a long...

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OCR GCSE Media Studies Lifestyle Magazines Slides »

Barry Rainsford | Monday June 06, 2016

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Magazines, Teenage & Lifestyle Magazines

Guide Navigation

  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Lifestyle Magazines Overview Planner
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Lifestyle Magazines Teaching Guide
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Lifestyle Magazines Slides
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Lifestyle Magazines Student Workbook
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Lifestyle Magazines Glossary

OCR GCSE Media Studies Lifestyle Magazines Slides

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  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Lifestyle Magazines



OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Glossary »

Barry Rainsford | Wednesday June 01, 2016

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Radio, Radio Comedy, Television, Television Comedy

Guide Navigation

  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Overview Planner
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Teaching Guide
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Slides
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Student Workbook
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Glossary

Using this Glossary

This glossary of terms is intended for use with the EDUSITES work pack for the Summer 2017 GCSE Media examination.

Purpose

To support your...

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OCR GCSE B323 Print Mock Exam & Marking Instructions »

Barry Rainsford | Monday May 23, 2016

Categories: KS3, GCSE, OCR GCSE




OCR GCSE B322 Moving Image Mock Exam & Marking Instructions »

Barry Rainsford | Thursday May 19, 2016

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE




OCR GCSE Media Studies: Unit 2: SSP Student Workbook »

Barry Rainsford | Wednesday February 17, 2016

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE

Copyright © 2017 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.

To Media Students

This booklet is to support you in your preparation for the GCSE Media Studies Examination Papers 1 and 2 and the Non-Examination Assessment. This notebook comprises the theory and ideas from the...

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OCR GCSE Media Studies: Unit 2: SSP Teacher SOL »

Barry Rainsford | Wednesday February 17, 2016

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE

Copyright © 2017 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.

Approaches to teaching the OCR Content

At GCSE, the requirement for the OCR examination differentiates itself from the other boards in what are termed Set Study Products – a series of media products that...

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OCR GCSE TV Comedy Mock Exam Exemplar Response 2 »

Rob Miller | Tuesday July 21, 2015

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Key Concepts, Audience, Hot Entries, Television, Television Comedy, Theory, Audience Theory, Admin, Staffroom, Exemplar Materials

Edusites Media Sample Exemplar (Extended): Section B Television and/or Radio Comedy

You are advised to spend 45 minutes on this Section.

The total number of marks for this section is 30.

Answer both parts of this question using comedy programmes you have studied.

4. (a)  Explain, in detail why one comedy programme was chosen by one channel and scheduled at one time on one day.

Write the details of your programme in the box below.    (15)

Mock The Week has been...

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OCR GCSE TV Comedy Mock Exam Exemplar Response 1 »

Rob Miller | Tuesday July 21, 2015

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Key Concepts, Audience, Hot Entries, Television, Television Comedy, Theory, Audience Theory, Admin, Staffroom, Exemplar Materials

Edusites Media Sample Exemplar (Extended): Section B Television and/or Radio Comedy

You are advised to spend 45 minutes on this Section.

The total number of marks for this section is 30.

Answer both parts of this question using comedy programmes you have studied.

4. (a)  Explain, in detail why one comedy programme was chosen by one channel and scheduled at one time on one day.

Write the details of your programme in the box below.    (15)

Russell Howard’s Good News...

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OCR GCSE Action Adventure Mock Exam A* Exemplar Response 2 »

Rob Miller | Sunday July 19, 2015

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Film, Action Adventure, Film Analysis, Mise-en-scene, Hot Entries, Admin, Staffroom, Exemplar Materials

Edusites Media Specimen Exam

Answer all questions – it is recommended you spend 1 hour on Section A in the Exam.

Section A is worth 50 Marks, the whole paper is worth 80 Marks.

Section A: Textual Analysis

Watch the Moving Image Extract.

  • You will have 3 minutes to read all the questions before the extract begins.
  • The extract will be screened 4 times.
  • For the first screening just watch, do not make any notes.
  • During the second screening take notes.
  • There will be a break...
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OCR GCSE Action Adventure Mock Exam A* Exemplar Response 1 »

Rob Miller | Friday July 17, 2015

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Film, Action Adventure, Film Analysis, Mise-en-scene, Hot Entries, Admin, Staffroom, Exemplar Materials

Edusites Media Specimen Exam

Answer all questions – it is recommended you spend 1 hour on Section A in the Exam.

Section A is worth 50 Marks, the whole paper is worth 80 Marks.

Section A: Textual Analysis

Watch the Moving Image Extract.

  • You will have 3 minutes to read all the questions before the extract begins.
  • The extract will be screened 4 times.
  • For the first screening just watch, do not make any notes.
  • During the second screening take notes.
  • There will be a break...
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Action Adventure Genre Codes & Conventions »

Rob Miller | Tuesday June 23, 2015

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Film, Action, Action Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Key Concepts, Genre, Hot Entries, Legacy

Contemporary Action Adventure Films (including hybrids)

  • Your Highness (Adventure/Comedy Hybrid) 2011
  • Raiders of The Lost Ark (1981)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean – On Stranger Tides (2011)
  • Superman Returns (2006)
  • The Italian Job (1969)
  • Romancing The Stone (1984)
  • Stormbreaker (2006)
  • Godzilla (1998)
  • King Arthur (2004)
  • Back to the Future (1985)
  • Chicken Run (2000)
  • Star Trek (2009)
  • Chronicles of Narnia (2005)
  • The Musketeer (2001)
  • Blackbeard (2006)
  • The Mummy (1999)
  • Robin Hood (2010)
  • ...
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OCR GCSE Media Studies Unit 3 Media Audience Teacher SOL »

Barry Rainsford | Thursday May 21, 2015

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE

Lesson 1: Introducing Key Ideas

Slides 1-13

Objectives:

  • Knowledge : To develop ideas about audience as part of the Core Framework
  • Learning : To build ideas of how to consider the impact of media on audience
  • Understanding : To develop understanding by analysis of examples

Starter/Loop Activity (5 minutes)

Slide 2 Task 1A Pupils asked to consider the question from the Lesson Resource: Cover of GQ magazine March 2018: what kind of media product is this? How do we know?

...

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OCR GCSE Media Studies Unit 3 Media Audience Workbook Student »

Barry Rainsford | Thursday May 21, 2015

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE

Lesson 1

Introducing Key Ideas

Media audience is identified by your examination board as a significant part of the Media Framework. Learning about and understanding audience will enable you to apply the media framework in a much more sophisticated way. It enables you to create additional depth in your analysis of media products and the industry that creates them as well as adding real focus to your own NEA portfolio.

Learning about and then understanding media audience...

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OCR J200 GCSE Media Studies Production NEA Unit 2 Student Workbook »

Barry Rainsford | Wednesday April 29, 2015

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE

Copyright © 2017 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.

Unit 2: OCR J200 NEA Tasks

This is the Workbook for use with OCR Eduqas NEA Unit 2 GCSE Media Studies. All of the notes refer to the content of this unit of work. They are designed to create a useful set of...

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OCR J200 GCSE Media Studies Production NEA Unit 2 SOL Teacher »

Barry Rainsford | Wednesday April 29, 2015

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE

Approaches to teaching the OCR J200 Content

At GCSE, the requirement for the OCR J200 NEA Assessment differentiates itself from the other boards. The requirement is for the research and construction of a media product based on student selection from a range of set briefs. It is set in June of the start of the course.

Like the Edusites Core Units and the Edusites Exam Board Specific Units this unit is based around the Media Framework, exploring student understanding and...

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OCR J200 GCSE Media Studies Unit 2 Set Study Products »

Barry Rainsford | Sunday April 19, 2015

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE

Guide Navigation

  • OCR J200 GCSE Media Studies Unit 2 Core: Media Representation
  • OCR J200 GCSE Media Studies Unit 2 Non-Examined Assessment (NEA)

Files you will need for the lessons

  • New Spec OCR GCSE Media Studies: Unit 2: SSP Teacher SOL

These slides are accessible to view with a live wifi connection using Safari, Firefox or Internet Explorer

  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Unit 2 SSP Lesson 1
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Unit 2 SSP Lesson 2
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Unit 2 SSP Lesson 3
  • ...
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OCR J200 GCSE Media Studies Unit 2 Core: Media Representation »

Barry Rainsford | Sunday April 19, 2015

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE

Guide Navigation

  • OCR J200 GCSE Media Studies Unit 2 Set Study Products
  • OCR J200 GCSE Media Studies Unit 2 Non-Examined Assessment (NEA)

Files you will need for the lessons

  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Unit 2 Media Representation SOL Teacher

These slides are accessible to view with a live wifi connection using Safari, Firefox or Internet Explorer

  • OCR Core Unit 2 Media Representation Introduction
  • OCR Core Unit 2 Media Representation Lesson 1
  • OCR Core Unit 2 Media...
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OCR J200 GCSE Media Studies Unit 1 Non-Examined Assessment (NEA) »

Barry Rainsford | Sunday April 19, 2015

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE

Guide Navigation

  • OCR J200 GCSE Media Studies Unit 1 Core: Media Language
  • OCR J200 GCSE Media Studies Unit 1 Set Study Products

Files you will need for the lessons

  • New Spec OCR GCSE Media Studies: Unit 1: NEA SOL Teacher

These slides are accessible to view with a live wifi connection using Safari, Firefox or Internet Explorer

  • OCR Unit 1 of 6 Non Examined Assessment (NEA) Lesson 1
  • OCR Unit 1 of 6 Non Examined Assessment (NEA) Lesson 2
  • OCR Unit 1 of 6 Non Examined...
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OCR J200 GCSE Media Studies Unit 1 Set Study Products »

Barry Rainsford | Sunday April 19, 2015

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE

Guide Navigation

  • OCR J200 GCSE Media Studies Unit 1 Core: Media Language
  • OCR J200 GCSE Media Studies Unit 1 Non-Examined Assessment (NEA)

Files you will need for the lessons

  • New Spec OCR GCSE Media Studies: Unit 1: CSP SOL Teacher

These slides are accessible to view with a live wifi connection using Safari, Firefox or Internet Explorer

  • OCR Unit 1 of 6 Close Study Products (CSP) Lesson 1
  • OCR Unit 1 of 6 Close Study Products (CSP) Lesson 2
  • OCR Unit 1 of 6 Close Study...
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OCR J200 GCSE Media Studies Unit 1 Core: Media Language »

Barry Rainsford | Sunday April 19, 2015

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE

Guide Navigation

  • OCR J200 GCSE Media Studies Unit 1 Set Study Products
  • OCR J200 GCSE Media Studies Unit 1 Non-Examined Assessment (NEA)

Files you will need for the lessons

  • New Spec OCR GCSE Media Studies: Unit 1: Media Language SOL Teacher
  • These slides are accessible to view with a live wifi connection using Safari, Firefox or Internet Explorer

    • OCR Core Unit 1 Media Language Introduction
    • OCR Core Unit 1 Media Language Lesson 1
    • OCR Core Unit 1 Media Language Lesson 2
    • OCR...
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OCR GCSE TV Comedy Glossary of Media Language »

Rob Miller | Wednesday April 15, 2015

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Key Concepts, Media Language, Understanding Media, Hot Entries, Television, Television Comedy

Audience pleasures: Sometimes written as audience appeals, it is the enjoyment that is gained from a TV Comedy e.g. identification with character in Celebrity Juice or alternative representations in Misfits. There are a wide range of audience pleasures of TV Comedy.

Uses and Gratifications theory: TV Comedy can be understood using this theoretical audience model as it is escapist (diversion), audience can often identify with characters (personal identity), they can talk to...

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OCR GCSE Action Adventure Films Glossary of Terms »

Rob Miller | Tuesday April 14, 2015

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Film, Action Adventure, Hot Entries

BBFC Certification: Many action adventure films are either U, PG or 12a/12 to attract a wider target audience that includes a significantly younger demographic.

Genre hybridisation: Action adventure films are a mix of the codes and conventions genres, often not just action and adventure but also comedy and on occasion, fantasy and science fiction.

Todorovian narrative: Many action adventure films can be structured in a classic equilibrium, a disruption followed by...

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OCR GCSE Media Studies Unit 2 Media Representation Workbook Student »

Barry Rainsford | Friday January 02, 2015

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE

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To Media Students

This booklet is to support you in your preparation for the GCSE Media Studies Examination Papers 1 and 2 and the Non-Examination Assessment. This notebook comprises the theory and ideas from the...

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