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Making Movies Make Sense DVD | An Interactive Guide to Using Film »

Richard Gent | Monday September 17, 2012

Categories: KS3, Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Film, Film Analysis, Key Concepts, Introductory Resources, Media Language, Production Zone, Video Production, Skills, Video Camera Skills, Staffroom

What is Making Movies Make Sense?

‘Making Movies Make Sense’ is an all-new interactive resource to help you run film viewing and filmmaking activities with children and young people.

Making Movies Make Sense shows you:

  • What equipment you need
  • The key principles: camera, lighting, sound and editing
  • How to make a film step by step: planning, filming and editing
  • Practical activities for classroom and out-of-school contexts
  • What films to use

Making Movies Make Sense is...

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Technical Language of Moving Image Year 9 Complete Student Sheet »

Gill Clayton | Thursday September 10, 2009

Categories: KS3, Year 9, Key Concepts, Media Language, Other Topics, Moving Images

Technical Language of Moving Image - Year 9 - Complete Student Sheet

Camera Shots

Establishing Shot - ES - Establishes where, when and who of a sequence of film.

Long Shot - LS - The subject being filmed can be seen from head to foot in their surroundings.

Mid/medium Shot - MS - Classic newsreader shot. A person can be seen from the waist upwards. We can still see some of the setting.

Close Up - CU - The subject fills the screen. We cannot see much of the background.

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Technical Language of Moving Image Year 9 »

Gill Clayton | Thursday September 10, 2009

Categories: KS3, Year 9, Key Concepts, Media Language, Other Topics, Moving Images

Technical Language of Moving Image - Year 9 - Student Sheet

Camera Shots

Establishing Shot - ES ........................................................................................

Long Shot - LS ........................................................................................

Mid/medium Shot - MS ........................................................................................

Close Up - CU...

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Understanding Pop Bands & The Music Industry in Year 9 »

Carl Beck | Tuesday June 02, 2009

Categories: KS3, Year 9, Music, British Pop Music, Fan Websites, Music Distribution, Music Promotion, Music Video, The Press, Understanding Media, Understanding Key Topics

In Term 3 of Year 9, we introduce the students to Pop Bands & The Music Industry. The students are required to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding by researching and analysing existing pop bands, CD covers, promo videos and tour posters. They are helped to develop their understanding of musical genres and how this affects a band’s actual and perceived/projected identity. The students then use this newly acquired knowledge to plan, mock-up and develop their own...

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Understanding Film Studies & Moving Image Analysis in Year 9 »

Carl Beck | Tuesday June 02, 2009

Categories: KS3, Year 9, GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Film Studies, Understanding Media, Understanding Key Skills, Understanding Key Topics

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...

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Understanding Modern Technology in Year 9 »

Carl Beck | Tuesday June 02, 2009

Categories: KS3, Year 9, New Media, New Technologies, Understanding Media, Understanding Key Topics

In Term 1 of Year 9, we introduce the students to Modern Technology. The students are required to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding by planning, designing and advertising/marketing a new product: new tv series; video game; phone.

We are currently developing this unit. When complete, it will be included here.

During Year 9 students are expected to move from Media as production to Media as analysis, interpretation and evaluation. They are introduced to more...

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