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Film Studies


NEW SPEC: WJEC Eduqas Film Studies for A Level and AS

This title will be available from Monday 14 May, 2018.

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Author(s): Lisa Wardle, Ellen Cheshire, Mark Ramey, Jenny Stewart


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awarding body: WJEC/Eduqas


isbn: 978-1-911208-44-0


subject: Film Studies


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Due May 2018

 

Written for the new 2017 specification, WJEC Eduqas Film Studies for A Level and AS is a key resource that will provide students with the core knowledge and exemplification they need to support them through their Film Studies course and prepare them thoroughly for their final exams.  

 

 

 

Written by experienced Film Studies authors and teachers it provides high-quality content, insight and analysis

Richly illustrated with photographs that exemplify and illustrate the key concepts, theories and critical scenes

Concepts are explored through in-depth case study chapters on 14 films from the specification including: Casablanca, Bonnie and Clyde, La La Land, Beasts of the Southern Wild, Trainspotting, Sightseers, Mustang, Taxi Tehran, Stories We Tell, Sunrise, Buster Keaton shorts, Pulp Fiction, Daisies and Saute ma Ville, as well as references to many other films

Key definitions and independent activity suggestions introduce and reinforce the key terminology involved and broaden knowledge of the genres under study

Stretch and Challenge activities enable a deeper understanding of the concepts and theories

Includes study skills, practice questions and answers to introduce the new assessment criteria and to build confidence

 

Contents

Part 1 – Core Study Areas

Section 1 - The Key Elements of Film Form       

Section 2 – Meaning and Response

Section 3 – The contexts of film

Part 2 – Specialist Study Areas or ‘Case Studies’

Section 1 – Varieties of film and filmmaking

Section 2 – Global filmmaking perspectives

Part 3 – Production

Study and Revision Skills

Practice questions with teacher feedback

 

About the authors

Lisa Wardle followed a degree in English Literature and American Studies with postgraduate study of Film at the University of Nottingham. She has taught on the A-Level Film Studies and A-Level Media Studies courses at Sussex Downs Lewes College for fourteen years. She is also the Education Manager at Depot cinema in Lewes bringing film education to the wider community.

Jenny Stewart was awarded an MA with distinction in Mass Communications and has recently completed a PhD thesis on London locations in postwar British cinema at the University of Leicester. Jenny has over 15 years experience teaching A Level Film Studies and A Level Media Studies in sixth form colleges. She currently teaches on undergraduate Film Studies degrees at University of Leicester and De Montfort University. 

Mark Ramey has an M.A. in Philosophy from the University of Southampton and has taught A level Film since 2000 at various sixth form colleges in the South of England. Mark is a regular contributor to the English and Media Centre’s quarterly publication Media Magazine, and has published work on the film Fight Club for Auteur, and on film representation for the BFI. He is currently Head of Film at Collyers College in Horsham, West Sussex.

Ellen Cheshire has a BA (Hons) in Film and English and a MA in Gothic Studies. She has taught Film at Undergraduate and A Level. She has published books on Bio-Pics, Jane Campion, Ang Lee, Audrey Hepburn and The Coen Brothers and contributed chapters to books on James Bond and Charlie Chaplin, Silent Film, UK Counterculture, Fantasy Films and War Movies.