Objectives: <ul><li>To be able to complete your posters to help promote your film </li></ul><ul><li>To understand techniqu...
AQA GCSE Media Studies COURSEWORK EXAM 4 Pieces. For one you plan & create a media production. The other 3 can be written ...
Teaser Trailers? <ul><li>Usually released a long time before the film is due (could be over a year) </li></ul><ul><li>Buil...
Captive audience: <ul><li>People who are unlikely to stop consuming a particular media text </li></ul><ul><li>Those waitin...
ACTION CODES: CONVEYS TO AN AUDIENCE  THAT THE CHARACTER IS GOING ON A JOURNEY
ACTION CODES USE ONE ACTION TO INDICATE WHAT IS GOING TO HAPPEN…
ENIGMA CODES: WHO IS WRITING THE LETTER? WHY? WHERE? ETC…
ENIGMA CODES SET THE SCENE WHILE GIVING VERY LITTLE AWAY…
Task: <ul><li>Watch the trailers… </li></ul><ul><li>Use the table to list features and effect </li></ul><ul><li>Be ready t...
 
 
 
 
Your trailer: <ul><li>You have some notes for your ‘teaser trailer’ </li></ul><ul><li>Now consider the full theatrical tra...
PLEASE MAKE CLEAR NOTES IN YOUR BOOK ABOUT HOW TO FORMAT A SCREENPLAY!!!!!!
1a.  INT.  THE CLASSROOM.  EARLY AFTERNOON
CU of JAMES, a pupil of 13.  The camera ZOOMS OUT to reveal the rest of the class… ABBREVIATE  CAMERA SHOTS CHARACTER NAME...
JAMES ( Whispering) Have you done your homework? NAME IS CENTRED NOTES ABOUT DELIVERY IN ITALICS & BRACKETS UNDERNEATH
CUT TO: DISSOLVE TO: FADE OUT/FADE IN TO: RIGHT HAND MARGIN FLUSH; EXPLAIN HOW YOUR SHOT WILL CHANGE TO THE  NEXT…
2.  INT.  CLASSROOM.  SAME TIME MS of teacher, writing on the board. He hears, and as he turns round the camera TRACKS tow...
Example screenplay
Tasks: <ul><li>Ensure you have completed the poster campaign </li></ul><ul><li>Decide whether you are going to create a te...
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Year10 13/12/07

  1. 1. Objectives: <ul><li>To be able to complete your posters to help promote your film </li></ul><ul><li>To understand techniques used in main cinema trailers </li></ul><ul><li>To understand the terms ‘captive audience’, ‘action codes’ and ‘enigma codes’ </li></ul>
  2. 2. AQA GCSE Media Studies COURSEWORK EXAM 4 Pieces. For one you plan & create a media production. The other 3 can be written or practical or a mixture of both One ‘timed test’ (3 hrs). This will be on And you will get some info beforehand 50% 50% 120marks 100 marks
  3. 3. Teaser Trailers? <ul><li>Usually released a long time before the film is due (could be over a year) </li></ul><ul><li>Build anticipation, early ‘buzz’ </li></ul><ul><li>Therefore, similar to teaser posters </li></ul><ul><li>Will often be specially filmed; ie: the footage may never actually appear in the film… </li></ul><ul><li>Sometimes use unusual approaches… </li></ul>
  4. 4. Captive audience: <ul><li>People who are unlikely to stop consuming a particular media text </li></ul><ul><li>Those waiting in the cinema to see a film they have paid for </li></ul><ul><li>This influences the length and approach </li></ul>
  5. 5. ACTION CODES: CONVEYS TO AN AUDIENCE THAT THE CHARACTER IS GOING ON A JOURNEY
  6. 6. ACTION CODES USE ONE ACTION TO INDICATE WHAT IS GOING TO HAPPEN…
  7. 7. ENIGMA CODES: WHO IS WRITING THE LETTER? WHY? WHERE? ETC…
  8. 8. ENIGMA CODES SET THE SCENE WHILE GIVING VERY LITTLE AWAY…
  9. 9. Task: <ul><li>Watch the trailers… </li></ul><ul><li>Use the table to list features and effect </li></ul><ul><li>Be ready to feedback what you felt was effective about the trailers and why… </li></ul>
  10. 14. Your trailer: <ul><li>You have some notes for your ‘teaser trailer’ </li></ul><ul><li>Now consider the full theatrical trailer </li></ul><ul><li>Brainstorm your ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Start to structure the trailer, making notes on sound and visuals </li></ul><ul><li>Be ready to feedback… </li></ul>
  11. 15. PLEASE MAKE CLEAR NOTES IN YOUR BOOK ABOUT HOW TO FORMAT A SCREENPLAY!!!!!!
  12. 16. 1a. INT. THE CLASSROOM. EARLY AFTERNOON
  13. 17. CU of JAMES, a pupil of 13. The camera ZOOMS OUT to reveal the rest of the class… ABBREVIATE CAMERA SHOTS CHARACTER NAMES IN CAPITALS THE NARRATIVE PERSPECTIVE IS WHAT THE CAMERA DOES & WHAT THE AUDIENCE WILL SEE…
  14. 18. JAMES ( Whispering) Have you done your homework? NAME IS CENTRED NOTES ABOUT DELIVERY IN ITALICS & BRACKETS UNDERNEATH
  15. 19. CUT TO: DISSOLVE TO: FADE OUT/FADE IN TO: RIGHT HAND MARGIN FLUSH; EXPLAIN HOW YOUR SHOT WILL CHANGE TO THE NEXT…
  16. 20. 2. INT. CLASSROOM. SAME TIME MS of teacher, writing on the board. He hears, and as he turns round the camera TRACKS towards him…
  17. 21. Example screenplay
  18. 22. Tasks: <ul><li>Ensure you have completed the poster campaign </li></ul><ul><li>Decide whether you are going to create a teaser trailer or full theatrical trailer for your film </li></ul><ul><li>Start to write the ‘screenplay’ for your chosen trailer (first draft in green books; second draft will be word processed) </li></ul><ul><li>Look at the examples provided </li></ul>

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