2FMED

Level 2 Film and Media

Course selection will be active in August.

Course Description

This course covers content from both Media Studies and Visual Art. Students will learn how to tell a story through the camera, they will learn how to enhance footage through editing, using graphics, narration, sound and setting mood and narrative with lighting and colour correction. Students will produce 2 moving image presentations; Student Directed Film and Social Media Promotional Material. They will need to research, plan, shoot and edit to complete their moving images, working in collaboration for the best results.

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

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  • Creativity: You will be challenged to extend your ideas, draw inspiration from existing film makers, use camera, lighting and editing techniques and use the skills of others in completing your moving image productions.
  • Camera Angle: Focus, angle of view, depth of field, rule of thirds, transitions.

  • Decision Making: You will plan, make use of associated language and terminology specific to each genre, test a range of camera techniques, consider narration and moving graphics for a quality moving image production. 
  • Techniques: Timelapse, slow motion, stop motion, motion blur
  • Digital Literacy: Use Adobe Photoshop Timeline, Rush, Premiere Pro to edit and create cohesion in your final works. 
  • Studio: Camera techniques with school supplied cameras and lighting.
  • Time Management: Use the allocated time and set deadlines to manage your work output and receive quality feed-forward on your developing inquiry.
  • Student Directed Film: Inquiry based assessment (Research, plan and make).
  • Collaboration: Develop your collaboration skills as you work together to complete photoshoots. Learn to work with a model and assistants as you capture your imagery. 
  • Social Media Promotional Material: Collaborative Inquiry (Research, plan and make).

  • Work with a crew of your classmates to manage your model, props, Lights and backdrops. 


Resources Required

All resources are supplied for use in class. *It is recommended that students purchase their own 32GB SD card and a USB flash drive to manage their own files.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91253 v3
NZQA Info
Media Studies 2.6 - Complete a developed media product from a design and plan using a range of conventions
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91307 v2
NZQA Info
Visual Arts 2.1 - Demonstrate an understanding of methods and ideas from established practice appropriate to photography

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91325 v2
NZQA Info
Visual Arts 2.5 - Produce a resolved work that demonstrates control of skills appropriate to cultural conventions

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91354 v3
NZQA Info
Generic Technology 2.1 - Undertake brief development to address an issue

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 18
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 14
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

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