Film Studies (WJEC)

Minimum entry criteria

B grade at GCSE English

Board

WJEC

Outline of the Course

AS Level:

FM1: Exploring Film Form: Coursework

  • Written analysis of a 3-5 minute extract from a film of your choice
  • Creative project: Storyboard, Step Outline or Short Film                       

FM2: Examination:  British and American Film

A2 Level:

FM3: Film Research and Creative Project: Coursework

  • Small-scale research project: annotated catalogue and presentation script
  • Creative project: short film, screenplay or extended step outline for a documentary film

FM4: Examination: Varieties of Film Experience: Issues and Debates

Assessment

Unit

Type of assessment

Duration

Weighting

 

 

 

AS

A2

1

Coursework: Two pieces, one written, one practical.

Two terms

40%

20%

2

Examination: Three questions, on Producers and Audiences, Topics in British Film, and US Film (comparative question).

2 hours 30 mins

60%

30%

3

Coursework: Three assignments, two written and one practical.

Three terms

 

25%

4

Examination: Three questions, on World Cinema, Spectatorship Topics, and Single Film Critical Study.

2 hours 45 mins

 

25%