Your production must be evaluated in electronic format, this may take various forms such as PowerPoint, filmed presentation or audio commentary. Your evaluation MUST contain an element of audience feedback and MUST address the following questions:
In what ways does your media product use, develop or challenge forms and conventions of real media products?
How does your media product represent particular social groups?
What kind of media institution might distribute your media product and why?
Who would be the audience for your media product?
How did you attract/address your audience?
What have you learnt about technologies from the process of constructing the product?
Looking back to your preliminary task, what do you feel that you have learnt in the progression from it to the full product?
Working with existing forms and conventions – reworking the familiar
At a micro, technical level, how well did you observe the conventions of continuity, the language of film and the grammar of the edit?
How many mistakes did you make, and did you improve in the main task having made errors in the preliminary exercise?
At a more symbolic, macro level, how does your fiction film reflect or challenge the conventions of the genre or type you are working in? Will it fulfil the 'contractual' nature of film genre or will it subvert expectations deliberately?
Are there any elements of deliberate pastiche or parody, where you ‘play’ with the genre's codes and history? Are there any intertextual moments where you hint at a reference to another film?
What kinds of audience pleasure are you trying to provide, and how confident are you that you have delivered on this promise?
You will have used digital cameras, microphones, lighting and editing resources. Some of these will have been closer to industry standard (for example, Final Cut Pro) than others (for example, using a torch to light a scene).
How did digital technology enable you to develop creatively and are there examples of the technology obstructing or preventing your creative flow?
How did you respond to the initial brief with the audience in mind?
How did your analysis and research into the type of film you selected impact on the creative process in pre-production?
In filming and editing, how did you ensure that the meaning would be apparent to the audience? What creative decisions did you make in planning, rehearsing, filming and editing that were influenced by your sense of the audience and possible layers of interpretation?
How did the audience respond when you trialled aspects of your film? Are there a variety of different possible interpretations of your opening sequence that will depend on the cultural situation of the viewer?