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Media Production and Analysis ATAR

LIST A

With a focus on film, television and journalism studies, Media Production and Analysis students are given the opportunity to analyse and produce a range of media works. Working independently and in collaboration with others, students will become confident and competent in using media technologies to express their ideas.

 

UNITS 1 & 2: Media Production and Analysis – Year 11

Popular Film, Television and Journalism

Unit learning contexts may include a combination of the following:

  • Past and present television genres
  • Hollywood film
  • Australian and American journalism
  • Photojournalism
  • Documentary film

Students will have the opportunity to develop their understanding of production practices and responsibilities. This course has an examination component, can contribute to students’ ATAR scores and can be followed up with units 3 and 4 in Year 12.

 

UNITS 3 & 4: Media Production and Analysis – Year 12 

Cinema Art Forms and Persuasive Journalism

Unit learning contexts may include a combination of the following:

  • Independent and experimental cinema
  • International and Australian cinema
  • Festival films
  • Documentary styles and traditions
  • Independent journalism and news sources

Students will focus on independent and experimental art cinema as well as persuasive journalism, developing their understanding of experimental aesthetic and narrative approaches. They will be given opportunities to extend their production skills and develop their personal style and are encouraged to experiment with filmmaking technologies and conventions to express their ideas. This course has an external examination and can contribute to students’ ATAR scores.

 

TYPES OF ASSESSMENTS

  • Production (50%)
  • Written (50%)

For more information regarding the syllabus, check the SCSA website.