Film Studies A Level

Come and explore the power films have over the spectator and the impact cinema has had on the world. Film Studies A-Level is a fantastic course which combines the academic with the creative. Film students get the opportunity to learn about a wide range of films from mainstream Hollywood productions to more challenging international independent films. Films from all eras are explored including the Golden Age of Hollywood and controversial international films such as Taxi Tehran. Alongside the analysis of films, all students will have the opportunity to learn about screenwriting and produce their own short film.employing their knowledge of cinematography and narrative theory.

Site

Eastbourne

Level

Level 3

Course Type

16 +

Qualification

A Level

Courses

Options Course Code Starts Ends
apply 02120y1 09/09/24 19/06/26

What will I study?

Come and explore the power films have over the spectator and the impact cinema has had on the world. Film Studies A-Level is a fantastic course which combines the academic with the creative. Film students get the opportunity to learn about a wide range of films from mainstream Hollywood productions to more challenging international independent films. Films from all eras are explored including the Golden Age of Hollywood and controversial international films such as Taxi Tehran. Alongside the analysis of films, all students will have the opportunity to learn about screenwriting and produce their own short film.employing their knowledge of cinematography and narrative theory.

What previous qualifications or experience do I need?

A GCSE grade 5 in English Language.

How will I be assessed?

The course is assessed 30% coursework and 70% examinations.

What qualification will I achieve?

On successful completion of year 2 you will achieve a full A level in Film Studies

What can I do after completing this course?

This course can provide a pathway to employment or as a foundation for a more specialised study of film or media at university.

Are there any extra costs?

The Illuminate A-Level Film Studies textbook, will be very useful in supporting learning. Trips and visits may incur addition costs.

Additional Info

The course is taught in a specialised room with large screen projection facilities. The College LRC has a very extensive selection of film books and DVDs.