AS MEDIA overview - G322a focus

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AS MEDIA overview - G322a focus

  1. 1. AS Media Studies
  2. 2. AS Media Studies is made up of 2 Units:1.Unit G321 – Foundation Portfolio in Media (50% of Total Mark) CourseworkPreliminary Task – filming and editingMain Task – filming and editing & write up
  3. 3. Unit G322 –Key Media Concepts (50% of Total Mark) EXAM TWO sections: A and B TWO hour exam (includes ½ Hour Viewing Time) TWO EssaysSection A: Section B:
  4. 4. Key Media Concepts (TV Drama) Exam Paper (2 hrs)• First 30 minutes - watch video clip (4 times with note-taking time)• Then you have 1 1/2 hrs to answer both sections of the paper:
  5. 5. Unit G322 – Key Media ConceptsSECTION A: Textual Analysis &Representation (TV Drama) In this Unit you will analyse how camerawork, mise en scene, editing and sound are used to create representations of particular social groups. In the exam you will be asked to write a detailed analysis of a 5 minute clip from a TV Drama.
  6. 6. Camera angle, shot, Editingmovement, and position Mise en Scene Sound
  7. 7. Unit G322 – Key Media ConceptsSECTION A: Textual Analysis &Representation (TV Drama) •Gender •Age •Ethnicity •Sexuality •Class & Status •Physical ability/disability •Regional Identity
  8. 8. Unit G322 – Key Media ConceptsSECTION A: Textual Analysis &Representation (TV Drama) Example of an exam clip used in the past… How does the extract use camerawork, mise en scene, editing and sound to construct a representation of Ability/Disability?
  9. 9. Unit G322 – Key Media ConceptsEXAM SECTION B: Institutions and Audiences - one of the following media industries is chosen for detailed study: • Film • Music • Newspapers • Radio • Magazines • Video Games
  10. 10. Unit G321 – Key Media Concepts SECTION B: Unit G322 – Key Media Concepts SECTION B: In the exam you will be asked to write about the relationships between the music industry, audiences and new media technologies. You will use individual case study research material to support your answers

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