This is one of the AQA GCSE Media CSP rarities, a one skill only CSP. A TARGETED CSP!!!!! Yes calm down. It means you only have to master one of the ‘Big Four’ (As literally nobody ever calls them). But don’t push back too far. A few more two skillers are on the way and before you know it will be time for the four-handed monsters of the media apocalypse – THE IN-DEPTH CSPs (Whatsapp Emoji face in hands).
The scheduling of I Daniel Blake in early January 2019 was, for once, a case of the right thing at the right time. Rarely has a GCSE Media text been so absolutely indicative of its time; so loaded with potential discussion points and so divisive, both politically and culturally.
Hollywood Terminology Research task. Get your student to research and write short paragraphs on the following ideas: The Studio System, The Big Six, Blockbusters, Film Franchises, Merchandising, Video on demand