Film Studies AS A2 at Northampton School for Girls
Film studies is a course which focuses on a range of aspects linked to film production: narrative structure and cinematography, different genres of film, financial and business concerns linked to studio production and different 'national' cinemas.
What you will doYou will: · watch a range of films· study several films in close detail· discuss different approaches to film production· research the background to different studiosdevelop a scheme for your own short film (course work).
Your qualifications should include a minimum of a grade C in English Language as well as the usual post-16 entry-level requirements for AS study. A good GCSE grade in an analytical subject like History or Sociology would be helpful.
AS Level. Unit I Coursework. Unit II Two stimulus response questions (13/4 hours). Unit III Comparitive essay; close study of one film.A2 Level. Unit IV Coursework. Unit V Two essay responses. Unit VI Three essay responses.
Future prospectsFilm Studies is an excellent choice for anyone to broaden her range of subjects. Career choices: Work in the media or Higher Education courses · support for any English or History programme of studyhigher education courses linked to the visual arts.
Student comment“Film studies offer you a range of films to understand and appreciate. I have enjoyed learning about the production process through to writing my own script. I cannot watch a film without analysing it now”.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Northampton School for Girls directly.