12 Media Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss S. Johnston

Recommended Prior Learning

Students must be interested in both the study of film and film production. Students need to be confident with essay writing as this is a significant component of two assessments for this course.

This course focuses on the study of film and television. The course also involves the production of a short narrative film which is completed as part of a group assessment. Students will use digital technology in the creation of these films. Other assessments include essay writing. Students should complete the course having gained a greater understanding of the technical aspects of film and television production. They will also understand how ideas about narrative and genre are created in film, as well as having a greater understanding of media audiences.

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Assessment Policy & Procedures

13 Media Studies

Students may be interested in Year 13 Media Studies which leads on to a variety of tertiary training options and media career choices.