CLOSE ANALYSIS OF 3-5 MINUTE FILM SEQUENCE
1500 WORD ANALYSIS
FOCUS ON A SINGLE MICRO ELEMENT
MICRO ELEMENT WILL LINK TO PRACTICAL WORK
SUPPORT ANALYSIS WITH SCREENGRABS
DRAFT DEADLINE = 18 OCTOBER
FINAL DEADLINE = WEDNESDAY 6TH NOVEMBER
ANALYSIS (30 MARKS)
CREATE A 2 MINUTE FILM SEQUENCE
RESPONSIBILITY FOR AN INDIVIDUAL MICRO ELEMENT
GROUP PROJECT – INDIVIDUAL MARK
MICRO ELEMENT LINKS TO OWN ANALYSIS
REFLECTIVE ANALYSIS – 750 WORDS
DEADLINE = WEDNESDAY 18TH DECEMBER
CONSTRUCTION (50 MARKS)
Your introduction should include:
The film you have chosen Film title (director surname, year)
What sequence you are writing about and whereabouts in the films
narrative is it?
What genre is the film?
Which characters are in the sequence?
Which micro feature are you analysing?
What impact should this micro feature have on the spectator?
The conclusion should include:
Your view on how successful the micro feature has been in generating
meaning for the spectator.
How this micro feature links to the other micro features
Which aspects of the previous slide do you think
will get you the most marks?
• Apply knowledge and understanding,
including some of the common critical
approaches that characterise the subject,
when exploring and analysing films and when
evaluating creative projects, to show how
meanings and responses are generated.
How do I get top marks?
• Excellent knowledge and confident understanding of the micro
features of the film they are concentrating on.
• This will be reflected both in the ability to refer in detail and with
accuracy to the chosen film and in the analysis of how micro
features produce meaning(s).
• Personal response will be characterised by a high level of analysis of
the production of meaning(s) through the interaction of film and
• The interaction between film and spectator will be perceived as
complex, subtle and resistant to simplistic assumptions.
Quality of written communication
• Excellently structured and accurate use of appropriate language to