Film Studies

AS

Unit 1: FM1 Internal assessment (20% of the overall A level)

Exploring Film Form
One analysis of how the micro aspects of a chosen extract from a film of candidate’s choice produce meanings and response (1500 words) (30)
One creative project based on a film sequence or short film (50: sequence or short film [40]/ reflective analysis [10])

Unit 2: FM2 External assessment (30% of the overall A level, 2 and a half hour written examination)
British and American Film 

Three questions, one from each section:
Section A: response to stimulus material set by WJEC based on producers and audiences of film (40)
Section B: Topics in British Film (40)
Section C: US Film- comparative study of two films (40)

A2

Unit 3: FM3 Internal Assessment (25% of the overall A level, 100 marks)
Film Research and Creative Projects
A small scale research project (40)
Creative project (60-45 product/15 reflective analysis)

FM4: External Assessment (25% of overall A level, 100 marks) 
2 ¾ hour written examination

Varieties of film experience: Issues and Debates 

Three questions, one question from each section:
Section A: World Cinema Topics (35)
Section B: Spectatorship topics (35)
Section C: Single Film- Critical study (30)