AS/A Level Film Studies

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A Level Film Studies Specification
AS Film Studies Specification
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Applications for the 7th annual Moving Image Awards are now OPEN

We're delighted to announce that entries for the Moving Image Awards for 2020 are open. The awards recognises the best WJEC Eduqas film and media students from across the UK and overseas in categories from Short Film/TV Extract to Music Video and more. We welcome entries from candidates who completed work but were unable to submit NEA for assessment in 2020 due to Covid19.

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To apply, please complete the application form and submit to us by 30 October 2020.

 

November series update 

Please see deadline for entries.  If no centre has made entries for the qualification by the entry deadline, the exams will be withdrawn and the qualification will no longer be available in the November series.

A Level

The WJEC Eduqas specification is designed to introduce A level learners to a wide variety of films in order to broaden their knowledge and understanding of film and the range of responses films can generate. This specification therefore offers opportunities to study mainstream American films from the past and the present as well as a range of recent and contemporary British films, American independent films and global films, both non-English language and English language. The historical range of film represented in those films is extended by the study of silent film and significant film movements so that learners can gain a sense of the development of film from its early years to its still emerging digital future. Studies in documentary, experimental and short films add to the breadth of the learning experience.

Production work is a crucial part of this specification and is integral to learners' study of film. Studying a diverse range of films from several different contexts is designed to give learners the opportunity to apply their knowledge and understanding of how films are constructed to their own filmmaking and screenwriting. This is intended to enable learners to create high quality film and screenplay work as well as provide an informed filmmaker's perspective on their own study of film.

AS

The WJEC Eduqas specification is designed to introduce AS learners to a wide variety of films in order to broaden their knowledge and understanding of film and the range of responses films can generate. This specification therefore offers opportunities to study mainstream and independent American and British films from the past and the present as well as more recent non-English language European films.

Production work is a crucial part of this specification and is integral to learners' study of film. Studying a diverse range of films from several different contexts is designed to give learners the opportunity to apply their knowledge and understanding of how films are constructed to their own filmmaking and screenwriting. This is intended to enable learners to create high quality film and screenplay work as well as provide an informed filmmaker's perspective on their own study of film.

Why choose Eduqas?

  • Over 30 years' experience in delivering film qualifications – we know what teachers want
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  • An exciting and diverse range of set films
  • Free digital resources
  • The opportunity to develop film-making and screenwriting skills to explore and pursue creative interests.
  • Support from our regional support teamDirect access to film subject specialists
  • Direct access to film subject specialists
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EDUQAS ENDORSED TITLES

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NEW SPEC: WJEC Eduqas Film Studies for A Level and AS 978-1-911208-44-0 Lisa Wardle, Ellen Cheshire, Mark Ramey, Jenny Stewart

EDUQAS NON-ENDORSED TITLES

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WJEC Eduqas Film Studies for A Level & AS Revision Guide 978-1-912820-35-1 Jenny Stewart

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Key Dates
2020
08
Oct
AS Component 1 examination (am)
08
Oct
A Level Component 1 examination (am)
12
Oct
AS Component 1 examination (pm)
12
Oct
A Level Component 1 examination (pm)
30
Oct
Deadline for submitting MIA entries for MIA#7