AS Coursework Overall Marks
Name: Aaron Cogdell
Planning – Comments and mark out of 17/20
For full comments please see the pre-production marks sheet
Construction – Main Task – comments and mark out of 52/60
Is appropriate for target audience, fitting genre conventions of horror well. Controlled
use of camera throughout. Good use of still images.
Edited well, building tension. Good variety of shots used throughout.
Good use of diegetic and non-diegetic sound. Good sound mixing. Godo use pf
creepy sound effects.
An excellent genre piece. Excellent use of location and mise-en-scene. Title card
could have used more thought.
Evaluation – Comments and mark out of 17/20
Very good understating of conventions/technical elements and how they were used
in opening to conform to genre. Audience expectation of genre recognised.
References to real products have been added.
Detail on how audience may relate to character age/costume/location and motivation
though not necessarily the situation. Some attempt to link audience experiences with
Good understanding of choice of distributor with some reference to
past/contemporary films. Info has good in-depth detail but lacks evidence of
research. Good conclusion on choice of distributor.
Good detail on age and narrative conventions target audience would enjoy for both
genders, other interests also included. Some assumptions made but no evidence to
Good detail on how audience was attracted with evidence if it was a success. Some
reflective analysis of feedback. Example of questionnaires added.
Good detail on different software used in production of product. Good reflection on
tech used. Some detail on camera..
Detail on how improvement made with editing – transitions/pace, the importance of
pre-production, camerawork. Detail on what can still be improved. Good breakdown
of key elements.
A very good piece of work, candidate has good understanding
genre/conventions/institutions and audience expectations. Analysis and reflection
have good detail. Good variety in ICT to answer questions.
Total 86/100 Level: Grade: A