GCSE Film Studies

Arts, Media and Publishing

Arts, Media and Publishing
Arts, Media and Publishing
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What will you be working towards?

Code Fs
Qualification Type GCSE or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 2
Course type Full Time

Overview

This vocational is part of the Level 2 Academic Study Programme at The View @ East Street. This study programme is designed for learners who would like to boost their GCSEs and other vocational qualifications in order to secure a place on a Level 3 course in a sixth form or college in the future. This programme is ideal for 16-year olds who want to continue with more traditional level 3 studies (A levels and Vocational studies) and need to enhance their current qualifications to achieve the right entry criteria for the institution and courses of their choice.

This is a FULL time Study Programme

You will study a combination of 3-5 GCSE and vocational courses - these will be tailored to meet your needs and aspirations, and which will enable you to progress onto further studies next year. These qualifications which are all equivalent to ONE GCSE.

Details

This GCSE Film Studies course is designed to draw on your enthusiasm for film and introduce you to a wide variety of cinematic experiences, which have been important in the development of film and video technology. You will develop your knowledge of US mainstream film; by studying one film from the 1950s and one from the later 1970s and 1980s, you will gain insight into two stages in the development of Hollywood. In addition, you will be studying more recent films: a US independent film as well as films from Europe, South Africa and Australia.

Subject Content:

• Key Developments in US Film - This component assesses knowledge and understanding of three US films, chosen from a range of options

• Global Film: Narrative, Representation and Film Style - This component assesses knowledge and understanding of three global films produced outside the US (chosen from a range of options)

• Production - This component assesses your ability to apply knowledge and understanding of film to a production and its accompanying evaluative analysis

How will it be delivered?

Paper 1

• Written examination: 1 hour 30 minutes

• 35% of qualification


Paper 2

• Written examination: 1 hour 30 minutes

• 35% of qualification

• Paper 3

• Non-exam assessment 30% of qualifications