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As intro lesson

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As intro lesson

  1. 1. AS Media Studies Welcome
  2. 2. In this hour  Introduce you to the course  Set your summer project  Set up your coursework blog  Try to recreate the 10 horror shots using cameras
  3. 3. What you will be doing  Coursework: 50%  Blog (40 marks)  Film Opening (60 marks)  Exam: 50%  Representation in TV drama  The film industry and audiences
  4. 4. VLE  All work will be posted onto theVLE  Homework  Lesson PowerPoint's  Resources  Deadlines  If you miss a lesson ensure you log in and find out what you have missed as you have strict deadlines to meet
  5. 5. Coursework You will be making a Horror film opening of a MAXIMUM OFTWO MINUTESMAXIMUM OFTWO MINUTES
  6. 6. What is a film opening? Discuss this with the person next to you. What are the conventions of a film opening?
  7. 7. Se7en This opening sequences is probably one of the most famous. What do you think of it? Is it conventional? Where there any conventions you missed? http://www.artofthetitle.com/title/se7en/
  8. 8. Example from last year The titles in the opening sequence are just as important as the narrative when you are making your own. Here's an example from last year that did a good opening sequence https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=605l425r5JQ
  9. 9. What do you think?  Did they do well?  What could they have done to make it better?  Was it conventional?
  10. 10. Setting up your blog  You will need to set up your own blogger blog for your AS work to be submitted on.  You must set up one on blogger no other blogging websites please.  Click here to register and set up your blog http://www.blogger.com/. Make sure you are going to remember your details.  When you have set up your blog you must send your blog details and your email address to me. Email me at tspavins@stm.beds.sch.uk
  11. 11. Summer Project  To help us sign you on and get started with your AS coursework you will be given THREE blog posts to complete over the summer holidays.  www.stmasmediastudies.blogspot.co.uk
  12. 12. Top 10 horror shots A starting point for developing a horror sequence 1.OFF KILTER 2.OVERTHE SHOULDER SHOT OFTHE KILLER 3.CLOSE UP ONWEAPON 4.CLOSE UP / EXTREME CLOSE UP OF FEAR 5.360 DEGREE SHOTTO SHOW ISOLATION / FEAR 6. HIGH ANGLE SHOTTO SHOWVICITM’SVULNERABILITY 7.LOW ANGLE SHOTTO SHOWTHE POWER OFTHE KILLER 8.HOWTO STAB SOME-ONEWITHOUT HURTINGTHEM 9.POINT OFVIEW OFVICTIM AND KILLER ASVICTIM CRAWLS AWAY ON HER BACK AND KILLER APPROACHES 10.USETHE POWER OF SUGGESTION…
  13. 13. Lets watch these in whitechapel
  14. 14. Now its your turn  You have 5 minutes to recreate these shots  Keep your ideas simple  The point is to get the 10 shots completed and accurate…don’t worry about the narrative.

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