Candidates should be prepared to demonstrate
understanding of contemporary institutional
processes of production, distribution, marketing
and exchange/exhibition at a local, national or
international level as well as British audiences’
reception and consumption. There should also be
some emphasis on the students’ own experiences of
being audiences of a particular medium.
Knowing the process of producing a film, from
concept to print.
Knowing how a film is distributed, the process of a
film being shown in the cinema.
How else people access film viewing.
Why people watch films.
Production – making the film
Distribution – advertising and marketing the film
Exchange/exhibition – where and how the film is
Consumption/reception – how and why audiences
watch the film
What are the 3 marking criteria?
You will need to have in depth evidence to offer in
You will need to learn about particular companies in
relation to all of the areas mentioned in the previous
National and International
In order to be able to compare practices on a National
and global level you will prepare information on 3
Universal - Hollywood
Working Title – British part owned by Universal
Warp films - British independent
You will also need to write about your own
consumption and that of your peer group.
To this end you will start by preparing a survey of