“The Film Studies course has taught me brilliant skills and offers students a chance to really experience film in a new light”
Film Studies is a subject which by its nature requires candidates to consider individual, moral, ethical, social, cultural and contemporary issues. It also requires students to develop their creative skills by making films, creating storyboards and writing screenplays.
Component 1: Varieties of film and filmmaking 2 ½ Hours Examination 35% of qualification
Section A: Hollywood 1930 - 1990 (comparative study)
Section B: American film since 2005 (two-film study)
Section C: British film since 1995 (two-film study)
Component 2: Global filmmaking perspectives 2 ½ Hours Examination 35% of qualification
Section A: Global film (two-film study)
Section B: Documentary film
Section C: Film movements - Silent cinema
Section D: Film movements - Experimental film (1960-2000)
Component 3: Production
A week long placement with the animation department at Christ Church University.
Work placements in the film industry
5 GCSE's at grade 4 and above including grade 4 in English at GCSE.