- Age Group
- Socio-economic group (e.g. A, B, C1, C2, D or E)
James, A (2005) A History of film form
www.filmform.com – accessed 10/09/2010
Year Film Director
1979 – Star Wars (George Lucas)
On top of this your posts should have images, print screens and embedded YouTube clips to support the points you are making.
You are now going to add a section to your blog entitle ‘Genre Research’. In this section you should outline:
- What genre is
- Its advantages and disadvantages
- The genre you have chosen for your film and its conventions
- The origins/history of your chosen genre
- Some particular good examples (such as films/director/producers/actors) of your chosen genre and why you think they are good
- An in-depth discussion of one particular film from your genre that you think is a good example of your genre and why
Search the internet for images relating to the movie genre you have chosen for your practical coursework. Uploaded them onto your blog and analyse their symbolic codes.
Search the internet for images relating to the movie genre you have chosen for your practical coursework. Uploaded them onto your blog and analyse their technical codes (i.e. what camera shots/angles have been used and what they mean)
From your trailer opening analysis you must now add a section to your blog entitled Codes and Conventions of Film Trailers. Make a note of the codes and conventions of film trailers listing examples (films) as evidence (with pictures and YouTube links).
- Production Logo/Distribution Logo
- Plot Summary
- Voice Over
- Cast/Credit/Studio Info
- Technical Elements
- Title of the movie
- Stars shown often
- Genre conventions (so audience know what genre of film it is)
- Inter-textual references (if sequel or prequel)
You are now going to add a section to your blog entitle ‘Genre Codes and Conventions Research’. In this section you should outline:
- An in-depth discussion of the codes and conventions of three particular films from your genre
- Include why you think they are good example of your genre and why
Remember you should be developing on the skills you have learnt in AS to produce a more successful and professional portfolio. One way to do this is to think how you will individualise/subvert/challenge the brief?