Why Film Studies…….? • Are you an avid film watcher? • Why do you go to see certain films at the cinema? • Who really controls the Film Industry? • How much money do stars really earn?
What is Film Studies? • The study of one of the most popular art forms of the 20th and 21st century • You will: Look at films from an analytical perspective, outlining their points both textually and contextually • Study in an innovative and interactive way • Learn to think critically • Enhance your independent study skills
AS Film Studies FM 1: Coursework (Part A) Exploring Film Form. (Part B) Creative project based on an imaginary film sequence or short film. FM2 Examination topics Section A Producers and Audiences – Looking at Film as an industry Section B British Star study – Ewan McGregor Section C American Film Comparative Genre Study – The Vietnam War
A2 Film Studies FM 3: Coursework (Part A) Small Scale Research Project (Part B) A creative project based on an imaginary film sequence or short film. This will be completed as a film screenplay and also include a detailed reflective analysis. Examination topics FM 4 Section A World Cinema topics – Japanese Cinema 1950-1970 Section B Spectatorship topics - Documentary Section C Single Film - Critical Study ‘Morvern Callar’.
What can this course lead to? This course can lead to further study at university and will aid subjects ranging from Film production and Film Studies to Media Studies, Journalism, Politics, History, and English. Film Studies is a well regarded A Level which is accepted by all universities, for all degree courses. Employment opportunities • Careers in the Film/Television industry • Teaching • Film Criticism • Journalism and Broadcasting
Further questions ? For specific subject-related queries contact Yolanda Railton, Subject Tutor for Film Studies at NTDL Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Telephone: 0151-222 7149 For more general or practical queries contact the MBLS office on 01492 580101