A2 film studies

the essential introduction

Author: Sarah Casey Benyahia,Freddie Gaffney,John White

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780415399579

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 348

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Building on the groundwork laid by the AS Film Studies syllabus, A2 Film Studies: The Essential Introductionintroduces students to the diversity of cinematic styles and to different film cultures as well as positioning film within wider political, cultural and artistic debates. The book is designed to support students through the transition from a focus on textual analysis to the consideration of the wider contexts that inform any study of Film. Individual chapters cover the following key areas: The Small Scale Research Project Practical Application of Learning Studies in World Cinema The Film Text and Spectator Producers and Audiences “ Issues and Debates Messages and Values “ Critical Approaches Specially designed to be user-friendly, A2 Film Studies: The Essential Introductionincludes: activities sample exam questions further reading a glossary of key terms and resources case studies
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AS Film Studies

The Essential Introduction

Author: Sarah Casey Benyahia,Freddie Gaffney,John White

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 0415393108

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 350

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AS Film Studies: The Essential Introductiongives students the confidence to tackle every part of the WJEC AS level Film Studies course. The authors, who have wide ranging experience as teachers, examiners and authors, introduce students step by step, to the skills involved in the study of film. The second edition follows the new WJEC syllabus for 2008 teaching onwards and has a companion website with additional resources for students and teachers. Specifically designed to be user friendly, the second edition of AS Film Studies: The Essential Introduction has a new text design to make the book easy to follow, includes more than 100 colour photographs and is jam packed with features such as: Case studies relevant to the 2008 specification Activities on films including Little Miss Sunshine, Pirates of the Caribbean& The Descent Key terms Example exam questions Suggestions for further reading and website resources
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A2 Media Studies

The Essential Introduction for AQA

Author: Antony Bateman,Peter Bennett,Sarah Casey Benyahia,Jacqui Shirley,Peter Wall

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136881301

Category: Social Science

Page: 304

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Developing key topics in depth and introducing students to the notion of independent study, this full colour, highly illustrated textbook is designed to support students through the transition from AS to A2 and is the perfect guide for the new AQA A2 Media Studies syllabus. Individual chapters, written by experienced teachers and examiners cover the following key areas: • Introduction: From AS to A2 • Developing Textual Analysis • Critical Perspectives • Issues and Debates: Case Studies • Passing MEST 3: Critical Perspectives • Research and Production Skills • Passing MEST 4: Media Research and Production Specially designed to be user-friendly, A2 Media Studies: The Essential Introduction for AQA includes activities, key terms, case studies, sample exam questions and over 100 images.
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AS Film Studies

The Essential Introduction

Author: Sarah Casey Benyahia,Freddie Gaffney,John White

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 0415454336

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 412

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Highlighted with illustrations and including case studies, activities and sample exam questions, this book provides almost every student entering the course with a comprehensive companion to their work.
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AS Media Studies

The Essential Introduction for WJEC

Author: Antony Bateman,Sarah Casey Benyahia,Claire Mortimer,Peter Wall

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0415613345

Category: Social Science

Page: 293

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This full colour, highly illustrated textbook is designed to support students through their WJEC AS in Media Studies. Individual chapters cover the following key areas: Textual Analysis: Visual, Technical and Audio codes Textual Analysis: Narrative and Genre Codes Approaches to Representation Approaches to Audience Response Case Studies on Representation and Audience: Gender, Age, Ethnicity, Identity, Events and Issues Passing MS1: Media Representations and Receptions Production Work, Evaluation and report Specially designed to be user-friendly, AS Media Studies: The Essential Introduction for WJEC includes activities, key terms, case studies and sample exam questions. It introduces the course, tackles useful approaches to study, key content covered in the specification, and guides the student in approaching and planning the exam and production work through analysis, prompts and activities.
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AS & A2 Media Studies: The Essential Revision Guide for AQA

Author: Antony Bateman,Sarah Casey Benyahia,Claire Mortimer,Peter Wall

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136288139

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 242

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AS & A2 Media Studies: The Essential Revision Guide for AQA is a comprehensively updated new edition offering advice and guidance to help students pass AS and A2 Media Studies. Written by a team of experienced teachers and examiners, the book offers clear and engaging pathways through all the areas covered in the Media Studies curriculum, providing students with: • Revision Activities • Exam Tips and reminders • Definitions of key terms • Past paper questions • References to examiners reports. The authors also offer essential background information to help Media Studies students understand wider contexts and theoretical perspectives, as well as giving the lowdown on how exams are marked, how to manage self-study and approaching final examinations.
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Media Studies

The Essential Resource

Author: Sarah Casey Benyahia,Abigail Gardner,Philip Rayner,Peter Wall

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136259872

Category: Social Science

Page: 314

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Bringing together key writings with original textbook material, the second edition of Media Studies: The Essential Resource explains central perspectives and concepts within Media Studies. Readers are introduced to a range of writing on media topics promoting an understanding of the subject from both contemporary and historical perspectives. The text is split into three parts covering Analysis and Perspectives, Media Audiences and Ecologies and Creativities. The key areas of study are discussed, with accessible readings from essential theoretical texts and fully supported with an author commentary. Theoretical perspectives are used to analyse contemporary media forms and activities direct students to interrogate readings further and apply their learning. Encouraging critical and analytical study, Media Studies: The Essential Resource helps students to understand the main theories and theorists within Media Studies.
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A2 Communication and Culture

The Essential Introduction

Author: Peter Bennett,Jerry Slater

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780415471602

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 330

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A2 Communication and Culture: The Essential Introduction features over 100 colour images, contemporary case studies and examples. The authors introduce students to the skills of reading communication texts and understanding the link between communication and culture, as well as taking students through the tasks expected of them to pass the AQA exam. The book is supplemented with a website at www.alevelcommculture.co.uk featuring additional activities and resources. Areas covered include: theoretical approaches key concepts spaces and places fictions objects of desire cultural sites: intersections the A2 examination communication and culture in practice: A2 coursework A2 coursework samples.
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Media Studies

The Essential Resource

Author: Philip Rayner,Peter Wall,Stephen Kruger

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415291736

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 285

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This text is a comprehensive collection of primary source material for those studying the media at university and pre-university level. Extracts include a range of texts from academic and non-academic works including journalism and writings on film, television and popular culture.
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As Communication and Culture

The Essential Introduction

Author: Peter Bennett,Jerry Slater

Publisher: Essentials

ISBN: 9780415455121

Category: Social Science

Page: 331

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AS communication studies / Andrew Beck, Peter Bennett, Peter Wall. 2nd ed. 2005.
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