Film A Level at Driffield School
Students on this course should have a love of watching films and a desire to find out more about how films and the film industry work. In addition, the course will study film theory and practical criticism of film. Film is a rapidly growing course at A level and university as the move to social media becomes more prevalent in society. The course gives you the analytical and creative skills to examine existing films and to understand the key components of film production to allow you to be creative and develop your own film making capabilities
5 A* - C in any subjects at GCSE. You do not need to have studied Media or Film before as the course builds on your existing general knowledge of film.
A2 Unit 3: Film Research and Creative Projects. This is an internally assessed coursework unit. 40% of your portfolio will comprise a small research project into a film area of interest to you such as a film star or film genre. The rest of the portfolio
will be a creative project, to be decided in consultation with your tutor from a range of options available.
A2 Unit 4: Issues and Debates. This is an external examination studying contemporary issues in the film industry
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Driffield School directly.