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Film A Level at Driffield School

Course description

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

Entry requirements

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. 

Assessment

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.

Last updated date: 13 October 2017

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