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Film Studies AS/A2 at Stanborough School

Course description

Film Studies is designed to develop your interest in and appreciation of cinema, by looking at:
(a) The film text - the ‘language’ of film, spectatorship and how that ‘language’ is ‘read’;
(b) Producers and audiences: with particular reference to Hollywood and British Cinema in the AS year; this is extended to international film in A2.
(c) The messages and values contained in films. At AS level there are two pieces of coursework: a written analysis of a film sequence and a creative project - either a photographed storyboard or an extended step outline. There is one exam (2 hours) with 3 essays on the following areas: Audiences and producers British film topics American film comparative study. At A2 level there are two pieces of coursework: a research project and a creative project e.g. a screenplay or a short film. There is one exam (2 hours) with 3 essays on the following areas: World cinema Spectatorship topics Single film - critical study

Entry requirements

A*-C at GCSE, equivalent or similar subjectAPS: 40 or above

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Stanborough School directly.

Last updated date: 16 October 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years

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