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Film Studies


WJEC GCSE Film Studies Study and Revision Guide

Author(s): Jackie Newman, Dave Fairclough, Jackie Dearden


awarding body: WJEC


level: GCSE


isbn: 978-1-908682-20-8


subject: Film Studies


Pages: 152 pp


£18.50



       

 

 

"A very comprehensive study and revision resource which will really help students of GCSE Film Studies. Students will get help on all aspects of the subject - film language, the superhero genre and films outside Hollywood as well as the controlled assessment. The book is very well-illustrated with plenty of examples and lots of useful tips." 

Endorsed by WJEC and written by a team of experienced examiners and authors this accessible, engaging student book:

 

 

 

 

  • Matches the revised specification first examined in June 2013
  • Combines all the qualities of a detailed textbook with features more commonly found in revision guides.
  • Contains revision chapters that focus students on preparing for Papers 1 and 2 with student examples and commentaries and plenty of advice on the appropriate use of theory and key terminology
  • Provides detailed guidance on the film exploration and production required for the Controlled Assessment
  • Utilises examples of films taught for P1 and P2 to reinforce understanding of the micro and macro elements of film language
  • Offers an effective model for teaching the whole course in an integrated way

 

 

 

 

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Contents


Section A: Exploring Film
Section B: Film Language
Section C: Paper 1 - The Superhero Genre
Section D: Paper 2 - Films made outside Hollywood
Section E: Controlled Assessment

 

 

 

 

 

About the authors


Jackie Newman was the Director of Media Arts at Ryburn Valley High School in Halifax, West Yorkshire and is a senior examiner for GCSE Film Studies for a major awarding body.

Dave Fairclough is Head of Film Studies at Ryburn Valley High School in Halifax, West Yorkshire and is a senior examiner for GCSE Film Studies for a major awarding body.

Jackie Dearden teaches Film and Media Studies and English Literature at Buxton Community College in Buxton, Derbyshire and is an examiner for GCSE Film Studies.