Film and Digital ARTS

LEVEL 3

FILM AND DIGITAL ARTS - LEVEL 3

Students will learn how to approach theories and imagery in an critical and analytical way; to write fluently about film and media subject matter; to discuss and share ideas confidently and to present your findings in a visual and professional way using digital technology. You will also learn how to produce short films. 

If you are interested in the creative possibilities of film and moving image, this course is for you! You will develop your practical and theoretical knowledge and use industry standard software to create your own original films.

Course duration:

Two years.

Entry requirements:

Five GCSEs at grade 9-4. Ideally some experience of creative subjects.

What students will learn:

The knowledge and understanding of how moving images relate to the time and place in which they were made and to their social and cultural context, underpins this course.

How students will learn:

Through practical assignments (film making), written essays and formal (coursework 60%) (controlled assessment 40%).

Assessment:

Course work, task assessment, 15 hours controlled assessment at the end of the second year.

Student profile:

Students who are inquisitive and asks questions about the world they live in. Have a keen interest in theory and practical aspect of media and film.

Possible combinations:

Photography, Graphics, IT, Sociology, Business.

Potential university courses:

  • Film/Creative
  • Advertising and Marketing

Potential career paths:

  • Film and TV production
  • Advertising and Marketing
  • Publishing
  • Museums, galleries and libraries
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