AS Coursework Foundation Portfolio Main Task
Specification <ul><li>Main task: the titles and opening of a new fiction film, to last a maximum of two minutes.  All vide...
<ul><li>Level 4  48 - 60 marks </li></ul><ul><li>There is evidence of  excellence  in the creative use of most of the foll...
Mark Scheme <ul><li>Planning and research 20 marks </li></ul><ul><li>Construction   60 Marks </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation ...
Use of technology <ul><li>Implicit in the Planning, Research and Evaluation elements is a demonstration of the use of new ...
Foundation Production in practice <ul><li>Theory </li></ul><ul><li>Looking at opening sequences </li></ul><ul><li>Looking ...
KLD from Feb onwards <ul><li>Institutions & audiences </li></ul><ul><li>New media and the media industry </li></ul><ul><li...
Research and planning <ul><li>Research into the various elements of the opening sequence </li></ul><ul><li>Titles </li></u...
Activity <ul><li>In groups of 3 or 4, make a list of the main elements of a 2 minute opening sequence, under </li></ul><ul...
Considerations <ul><li>Does the genre of film influence the the O/S? </li></ul>
Watch this 2 minute O/S <ul><li>Mississippi Burning (1988) </li></ul><ul><li>Dir Alan Parker </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss </l...
Operational issues <ul><li>Choose your partners - teams of 3 or 4 </li></ul><ul><li>Set up a blog </li></ul><ul><li>Names ...
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  1. 1. AS Coursework Foundation Portfolio Main Task
  2. 2. Specification <ul><li>Main task: the titles and opening of a new fiction film, to last a maximum of two minutes. All video and audio material must be original, produced by the candidate(s), with the exception of music or audio effects from a copyright-free source . </li></ul><ul><li>Both preliminary and main tasks may be done individually or as a group. Maximum four members to a group. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Level 4 48 - 60 marks </li></ul><ul><li>There is evidence of excellence in the creative use of most of the following technical skills: </li></ul><ul><li>holding a shot steady, where appropriate; </li></ul><ul><li>framing a shot, including and excluding elements as appropriate; </li></ul><ul><li>using a variety of shot distances as appropriate; </li></ul><ul><li>shooting material appropriate to the task set; </li></ul><ul><li>selecting mise-en-scen e including colour, figure, lighting, objects and setting; </li></ul><ul><li>editing so that meaning is apparent to the viewer; </li></ul><ul><li>using varied shot transitions and other effects selectively and appropriately for the task set; </li></ul><ul><li>using sound with images and editing appropriately for the task set; </li></ul><ul><li>using titles appropriately. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Mark Scheme <ul><li>Planning and research 20 marks </li></ul><ul><li>Construction 60 Marks </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation 20 Marks </li></ul><ul><li>TOTAL 100 Marks </li></ul>
  5. 5. Use of technology <ul><li>Implicit in the Planning, Research and Evaluation elements is a demonstration of the use of new technologies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blog </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vimeo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Podcasts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Directors cuts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>etc </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Foundation Production in practice <ul><li>Theory </li></ul><ul><li>Looking at opening sequences </li></ul><ul><li>Looking at student work </li></ul><ul><li>Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Aim to be researched and planned by end of November </li></ul><ul><li>Rough cut for 1st marking by Xmas </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluations completed by Mid February </li></ul>
  7. 7. KLD from Feb onwards <ul><li>Institutions & audiences </li></ul><ul><li>New media and the media industry </li></ul><ul><li>Other half of paper G322 </li></ul><ul><li>Main focus will be newspapers </li></ul><ul><li>But will be wide ranging </li></ul>
  8. 8. Research and planning <ul><li>Research into the various elements of the opening sequence </li></ul><ul><li>Titles </li></ul><ul><li>Narrative content </li></ul><ul><li>Editing, especially pace </li></ul><ul><li>Soundtrack </li></ul>
  9. 9. Activity <ul><li>In groups of 3 or 4, make a list of the main elements of a 2 minute opening sequence, under </li></ul><ul><li>Titles </li></ul><ul><li>Narrative content </li></ul><ul><li>Editing </li></ul><ul><li>Soundtrack </li></ul>
  10. 10. Considerations <ul><li>Does the genre of film influence the the O/S? </li></ul>
  11. 11. Watch this 2 minute O/S <ul><li>Mississippi Burning (1988) </li></ul><ul><li>Dir Alan Parker </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss </li></ul>
  12. 12. Operational issues <ul><li>Choose your partners - teams of 3 or 4 </li></ul><ul><li>Set up a blog </li></ul><ul><li>Names and candidate numbers in header </li></ul><ul><li>Set up pages </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Planning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Diary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Construction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Evaluations </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. AS Coursework Foundation Portfolio Main Task

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