In order to answer the BIG question thoroughly, you must answer all the sub-questions on the following slides.
Outline of Film Analysis Unit
Film Analysis Unit
Film Analysis UnitLearning Objectives1. To know the difference between storyelements and mise-en-scene elements in film2. To analyse story elements and mise-en-sceneelements in Vincent (1982) by Tim Burton3. To present an analysis of Vincent (1982) in amultimodal text4. To respond critically to others presentationsin a peer assessment task
In this unit of work we explorethe cinematic style and genrethat Vincent (1982) references.In Burton’s Vincent (1982), we canidentify art/cinema styles and genressuch as Symbolism, GermanExpressionist Cinema andExpressionist Art.
Outline of AssessmentTaskAnswer all sub-questions and the BIG question about the film Vincent(1982).Purpose of TaskThe purpose of this task is to strengthen students ability to respondcritically to text. Each student must show interpretation of the film’smeaning and support interpretations with rich examples from the text.These examples should include freeze-frames, audio tracks and/ormotion-sequences.Presenting your work:Each student is to present their responses to THE BIG QUESTION andsub-questions, in the form of a documentary (a multimodal text).
The BIG question:Why does Burton use German-expressionist-film-elements to givedeeper meaning in Vincent?This question should be answered at the conclusion of your documentary.It is a way of bringing all your responses to the sub-questions together.Click here to returnto Outline ofAssessment slide
SUB-QUESTIONSClick here for PresentationSlideClick here toreturn to Outline ofAssessment slide
Presenting your analysis:1. Select at least 3 freeze-frame frames to focus youranalysis on for questions 1 – 5(lighting and framinganalysis).2. For all other questions, you should focus yourresponse on the film overall. You may use responsesfor questions 6- 10 as general commentary to runover motion footage in your documentary.3. You should present a detailed response to the BIGquestion at the end of your documentary.