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A Level Storyboarding
Pre-production Item | Storyboard
Example Brief: Create a storyboard (and video trailer) for a TV Crime Drama
The pre-production brief is to create a storyboard. Students should create a storyboard that shows as much detail as possible including camera instructions with details of camera movement, shot duration, content, details of audio tracks and details of transitions between frames.
This guide opens with a screenshot of the first three frames of a...[ read full article ] »
Categories: GCSE, AQA GCSE, Advertising, Marketing, Film, Action Adventure, Comedy, Disaster Movies, Drama, Fantasy, Film Analysis, Film Industry, Film Language, Film Promotion, Film Trailers, Horror, Independent Film, Mise-en-scene, Science Fiction, Social Realism, Thrillers, War, Key Concepts, Audience Consumption & Platforms, Digital Graphics, Audience, Genre, Ideology, Media Language, Narrative, Production, Representation & Stereotyping, Understanding Media, Understanding Key Concepts, Understanding Key Skills, Understanding Key Topics, New Media, Convergence, Digital Media, Internet, New Technologies, Skills, Textual Analysis, Starters & Teaching Ideas, Teaching Ideas & Skills Development, Television, Storyboarding, Website Analysis, Web Pages
Milan, Italy - January 26 2013: People of 501st Legion official costuming organisation take part in the Star Wars Parade wearing perfectly accurate costumes.
Welcome to this interactive resource on Science Fiction films, your Unit 1 examined topic that focuses on all areas of exam questioning. Use in conjunction with the Edusites Media Specimen Exam and Preliminary Material.
Have a look at some Science Fiction events around the country. Comic Cons have a reputation for...[ read full article ] »
Categories: Nationals, Cambridge Nationals, Cambridge Nationals Level 1/2, Level 1/2 Creative iMedia, Award J807, Certificate J817, Diploma J827, Key Concepts, Audience, Media Language, Narrative, Production, Understanding Media, Understanding Key Skills, Production Zone, Video Production
Welcome to the Cambridge Nationals Creative iMedia course – they are designed for 14-16 year olds to give you experience of what it is like to work in media industry sectors such as:
- Website Design and Development
- Graphic Design
- Digital Filmmaking including Animation
- Video Games
This unit focuses on pre-production which is directly linked to production and post-production.
Film Example: Diagram of Filmmaking Steps
This unit has a written...[ read full article ] »
Categories: Certificates, WJEC Certificates, Advertising, Marketing, Key Concepts, Introductory Resources, Intro to Media Audiences, Understanding Media, Understanding Key Concepts, Understanding Key Skills, Hot Entries
Welcome to this vocational course, designed for applied, creative learners who like to learn by doing.
Although this particular unit is exam assessed, even in those 2 hours you are asked to be creative by responding to a set brief that you have 20 hours to prepare for (your school will be sent the brief in December).
The good news is that you can also take your research notes into the exam with you!
Pupils and teachers can find out more information about this...[ read full article ] »
- John Fiske – genre as ‘convenience’ for producers and audiences – this means commercial success is underpinned by the conventions of genre in terms of what audiences expect.
- Robert Stam – there are infinite genres. Basically here, Stam is advancing an A2 concept that there is an argument that genre no longer exists and we do not have to analyse text in terms of genre.
- Jane Feuer – genre is abstract and becoming harder to identify.
Key Concepts = Media Language and Audience – “Students may also discuss Representation and Institutions”.
This introductory assignment aims to introduce students to the analysis and interpretation of media texts through the analysis of media language and the application of media terminology. As an assignment that is introductory it is highly recommended that it is delivered before assignments 2 and 3 in year 1 of a 2 year GCSE. Towards the...[ read full article ] »
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In Term 2 of Year 9, we introduce the students to Film Studies. The students are required to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding by researching and analysing existing film posters, DVD covers, opening sequences, exploring conventions for different cinematic genres.
The students then use this newly acquired knowledge to plan, mock-up and develop their own artefact. There is an emphasis on using manual drafting skills in this unit such as drawing and laying out work...[ read full article ] »