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Film A Level at Campsmount Academy

Course description

This A Level will provide you with an insight into the creation process of film, in addition to producers and audiences. The film industry has developed and evolved in little over a century. Modern society is bombarded by film and its advertising, on a daily basis. For many people, film plays an important part in their lives… Why? … Why not choose this course to find out the answer?

Course content

FM1: Exploring Film Form
This coursework module allows you to be both critical and creative. You must complete two pieces of coursework; one requires you to write a short analysis of a film extract; the other requires you to create and evaluate a short film sequence.

FM2: British and American Film
This exam-based module allows you to further develop your critical skills and explore the nature of the film industry, from both a financial and sociological perspective.

The module is split into three parts; part one focuses both on producers and audiences as separate and interrelated entities; part two focuses on the British film industry from both a financial and sociological standpoint, and; part three allows you to compare two US films that are related either generically or thematically.

FM3: Film Research and Creative Projects
You must complete two pieces of coursework; one requires you to research a number of films on a related topic; the other requires you to create and evaluate a short film sequence.

FM4: Varieties of Film
Experience – Issues and Debate
This exam-based module allows you to travel the entire world! You will further develop your critical skills by exploring the nature of film, on a national and international scale. The module is split into three parts; part one focuses on world cinema; part two focuses on film and the spectator, and; part three is a synoptic section, which allows you to focus your analysis entirely on one film.

 

Future opportunities

Film Studies offers you the opportunity to work in a number of fields, such as: Teaching, Media, Researcher and Public Relations.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Campsmount Academy directly.

Last updated date: 11 June 2015

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