Teaching your students to know their Apocalypse Now from their East is East...
Edusites Film has a growing number of individual film analysis. Currently there are more than 160 Case Studies from the pioneering 2001: A Space Odyssey to the coming of age road movie Y Tu Mama Tambien - Mexican Cinema Study OCR
We offer our members the opportunity to consider the subject and syllabus in the wider context of film analysis through our Frameworks lessons and through our library of films.
Analysing Genre Codes and Conventions
Messages and Values in Global Film
Politics and Identity
America and Hollywood
Teaching your students to know their Amelie from their Elephant
Once a week our Edusites Film teachers let loose and give us their 'real talk' on studying Film. They discuss trending issues, the industry, products, theory, revision and exams.
“All you need to make a movie is a girl and a gun.” Jean-Luc Godard. When I first encountered this pithy ‘insight’ from the French filmmaker I thought it was all very cool. I was only 22 years old. What did I know?
The Context of a Documentary Film. Cinema is always evolving and it’s an exciting process to explore and to understand the different genres within it. Increasingly, many documentary films are transcending their original moment of release to become landmarks in contemporary cinema.
There’s a nice opportunity from the very beginning of this work to encourage and support your students in recognising the connection between their own creative work and particular examples from films that they have studied which can inform their creative choices.