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A level film studies


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A level film studies

  1. 1. A Level Film Studies
  2. 2. AS Level <ul><li>Unit 1: Exploring Film Form (25%) </li></ul><ul><li>One analysis piece (1500 words) </li></ul><ul><li>One creative project </li></ul><ul><li>Unit 2 : British and American Film (30%) </li></ul><ul><li>21/2 hour examination </li></ul>
  3. 3. A Level <ul><li>Unit 3 : Film Research and Creative Projects </li></ul><ul><li>25% </li></ul><ul><li>A small scale research project </li></ul><ul><li>A creative project </li></ul><ul><li>Unit 4 : Varieties of Film Experience : Issues and Debates </li></ul><ul><li>World Cinema </li></ul><ul><li>Spectatorship </li></ul><ul><li>Single Film Critical Study </li></ul><ul><li>25% </li></ul>
  4. 4. Unit 1 : Micro Analysis <ul><li>Example : the D Day landing sequence in Saving Private Ryan </li></ul>
  5. 5. Unit 1 : Creative Piece <ul><li>An extended step outline of 1000 words </li></ul><ul><li>(5 – 8 scenes) </li></ul><ul><li>A Photographed storyboard of between 10-25 shots </li></ul><ul><li>A film sequence or short film approximately 2 minutes long containing between 10 – 25 different shots </li></ul>
  6. 6. Unit 2 Section A & B <ul><li>A)Hollywood films </li></ul><ul><li>B)British Cinema </li></ul><ul><li>Living with Crime </li></ul>
  7. 7. Unit 2 Section C <ul><li>Comparative Film Study : Film Noir </li></ul><ul><li>Double Indemnity The Last Seduction </li></ul>
  8. 8. What do you need to succeed? <ul><li>An open mind - willingness to explore different film genres and styles </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to express your views in writing in an organised way </li></ul><ul><li>Creative ideas about film-making </li></ul>