GCSE Film Studies Course Overview Exploring Film 30% Exam: 1 Hour 30 mins Film Outside Hollywood 20% Exam: 1 Hour Exploring & Creating 50% Coursework Exploring Film – Paper 1 The exam aims to develop: Skills in film analysis Knowledge of genre conventions
Exam: 1 Hour 30 mins
Film Outside Hollywood
Exam: 1 Hour
Exploring & Creating
4 Compulsory Questions:
One Question on Film Language
One Question on Genre
One question on marketing/promotion
Series of small tasks assessing films in
relation to audience and industry
Set genre for first examination in Summer 2009 and last examination in 2012 will be Disaster films.
a. Identify one camera shot.
b. Say why it is used.
c. How are camera shots and editing used to emphasise the dramatic events in this sequence?
What typical industry conventions are being used to sell this DVD of TITANIC?