Preliminary exercise: Continuity task involving filming and editing a character opening a door, crossing a room and sitting down in a chair opposite another character, with whom she/he then exchanges a couple of lines of dialogue. This task should demonstrate match on action, shot/reverse shot and the 180-degree rule.
Main task: the titles and opening of a new fiction film, to last a maximum of two minutes.
All video and audio material must be original, produced by the candidate(s), with the exception of music or audio effects from a copyright-free source.
The coursework is worth 50% of the AS (same at A2) and the marking (detailed later) is divided into 3 sections:
RESEARCH AND PLANNING: 20%
EVALUATIONMy media project is evaluated on certain things such as the 7 questions below...
- In what ways does your media product use, develop or challenge forms and conventions of real media products?
- How does your media product represent particular social groups?
- What kind of media institution might distribute your media product and why?
- Who would be the audience for your media product?
- How did you attract/address your audience?
- What have you learnt about technologies from the process of constructing this product?
The evaluation is marked on how my media project presents itself to its audience and whether I express my knowledge of the media industry. Then a personal reflection on my progress.
- Looking back at your preliminary task, what do you feel you have learnt in the progression from it to the full product?
HOW ITS ALL MARKED
The media course is marked by my teacher and by the examination board, for each section I am marked on my work being either the following...
My work is marked partially on my teachers observations of my approach and level of organization, but fundamentally its a DVD and my blog that is marked.
G321 - Simplified Marking Criteria as 1 Sheet