AS Evaluation Questions


Published on

1 Like
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Total views
On SlideShare
From Embeds
Number of Embeds
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

AS Evaluation Questions

  1. 1. + Evaluation of the Finished Product
  2. 2. + Final Evaluation  The evaluation is worth 20 marks  It is worth 20% of the overall coursework grade.  The depth of analysis and evaluation  The detail of the answers  The use of ICT
  3. 3. + From the Specification… A level 4 evaluation will demonstrate…  Excellent skill in the use of appropriate digital technology or ICT in the evaluation  Excellent understanding of issues around audience, institution, technology, representation, forms and conventions of real media  Excellent ability to refer to the choices made and outcomes  Excellent understanding of their development from preliminary to full task  Excellent ability to communicate
  4. 4. + You must use a variety of methods to present your answers. At least 5 of your answers must be different.
  5. 5. +
  6. 6. +
  7. 7. + Evaluation Question 1 In what ways does your media product use, develop or challenge forms and conventions of real media products?  What conventions of the thriller genre have you used?  Compare your film to real films  Use plenty of screen grabs and videos.  Make sure you discuss how you have developed conventions as well as just used (copied) them. Have you challenged any conventions?
  8. 8. + Evaluation Question 2 How does your media product represent particular social groups?  Which social groups feature in your film?  Gender, Age, Sexuality, Ethnicity, Class  How have you portrayed them?  Positive/Negative?  Stereotypical?
  9. 9. + Evaluation Question 3 What kind of media institution might distributed your media product and why?  Film Studio – Major? Mini Major? Independent  Television – Film4? BBC?  Web – Youtube? Twitter?  DVD – Straight to DVD?
  10. 10. + Evaluation Question 4 Who would be the audience for your media product?  Age  Gender  Class  Why would they watch your film? What would appeal to them?  Refer back to the audience research that you carried out before making the film.  Refer to the audience feedback you received on the finished product – who enjoyed it most?
  11. 11. + Evaluation Question 5 How did you attract/address your audience?  How does your Thriller hold the audience’s attention  Why would they want to carry on watching after your opening has ended?  Write about your audience feedback, what did they say they enjoyed?
  12. 12. + Evaluation Question 6 What have you learned about technologies from the process of constructing this product?  Hardware – Digital camcorder, digital still camera, tripod, microphone  Software – Final Cut Express, Live Type, Photoshop  Internet Sites – Blogger, Survey Monkey, Dafont, Youtube  What have you learned?  What skills have you gained?
  13. 13. + Evaluation Question 7 Looking back at your preliminary task, what do you feel you have learned in the progression from it to the product?  Compare your thriller to the preliminary task:  Quality of shot (holding the camera steady, moving it fluidly)  Quality of image (lighting, colour, composition)  Quality of sound (diegetic, non-diegetic, using cross fades, audio levels)  Continuity (costumes, props)  Continuity editing (match on action, eye line match, 180 degree rule)