Level 2 Film and Media

Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

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:

Develop these skills:Explore this content:
  • 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. 

Year Levels/Departments:

Art, Seniors

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.