Vs. ‘The Angel’s Share’ (2012) Dir. Ken Loach ‘Taken 2’ (2012) Dir. Oliver Megaton
Vs. ‘The Angel’s Share’ (2012) Dir. Ken Loach ‘Taken 2’ (2012) Dir. Oliver Megaton • Key areas for the exam: • Learn and apply facts and figures in relation to EACH film – Compare the differences as well! • Make sure your evidence is relevant and linked back to the question.
Use your exercise books • Use the resources from the Blog – • http://ncrafts.wordpress.com/ • Find examplesthat matter andare relevant! YOU MUST find ONE example of a “development” that is relevant to the question.
Ken Loach (Director of ‘The Angels Share’ – 2012 - has: “.. lambasted the ‘colonising’ of our cinemas by American product and called for the public ownership of cinemas which were programmed by film lovers and not ‘by people who care about fast food’. – Is he a fan of the changes to Film Exhibition? “Ken (Loach) shoots on film, he edits on film – he’s one of the few directors that do”
YOU MUST work in pairs to complete the following in relation to the question above: • What developments have there been? • Research and find examples of the impact DVD sales, Blu-Ray, VOD, 3D Technology and advances in the cinematic experience have had on the film experience. • What digital media in particular has impacted the PDMEof the 2 case study examples – ‘Taken 2’ (2012) and ‘The Angels Share’ (2012) • e.gBlanket release of ‘Taken 2’ at over 3,000 cinemas in the US, many of which would have exhibited the film in 2D, 3D and potentially IMAX formats. However ‘The Angels Share’ (2012)….. • “Media institutions and audiences” - Look at your cross comparison handout – • HOW have advances in digital media impacted the success/failure of the 2 films and why?
Your own Case study/Examples – HOW has digital media impacted your own case study? RESEARCH!
Plan your answer From the work you have completed today, YOU MUST plan how you would answer this question using the case study material you have found and collected together. YOU SHOULD then complete your answer in no longer than 45-50 minutes so you are getting a realistic experience of how to effectively manage your time for the exam.