Moving Image Media: Industries and Concepts - a BFI A Level Study Day

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This event last happened on 25 January 2019

Friday 25th January, 2019
10:30 - 15:30
Please arrive between 10:00-10:30 for registration and to collect teacher and student packs

Before booking, please call 0114 279 6511 and ask to speak to the Young Audiences Coordinator (Linnea) to check availability.

This event is intended for teachers and students only.

This A Level Study Day is designed to use set products to teach core industry and audience concepts. The Jungle Book (2016), Straight Outta Compton (2015), I, Daniel Blake (2016) and Hidden Figures (2016) will be used to illustrate the fundamental concepts of: production, ownership & funding, plus distribution and marketing. Students will have the opportunity to explore audience and audience targeting, digital technology and issues of regulation. The afternoon session will investigate video games and use Minecraft, Assassins Creed III: Liberation and SIMS Freeplay to embed core industry and audience concepts but crucially, to demonstrate key industry differences, particularly in terms of audience and game players. As with the film orientated morning session, the second part of the day will unpack synergy and convergence and reveal links with platforms to explore the relationship between the developer and publisher. The role of PEGI and also digital distribution will be covered and the chance to meet an industry professional.

This study day links directly, but not exclusively, to the following specification components:

  • AQA A Level Media Studies – Media One Section B, Media Two
  • Eduqas A Level Media Studies - Component 1 Section A & B
  • OCR A Level Media Studies – Component 02 Section A

Please specify the exam board you are following at time of booking.

The day will be led by Rob Miller. Rob is a media and film consultant, running onsite student workshops and CPD in schools and colleges. He also writes and develops resources for media and film courses including the new specifications. Rob is a WJEC/eduqas Media Studies Examiner, private tutor and experienced curriculum manager.

PRICING

£10 per student; £1 for accompanying adults (per 5 pupils, otherwise £10).
£40 for teachers attending without students.

HOW TO BOOK

Before booking, please call 0114 279 6511 and ask to speak to the Young Audiences Coordinator to check availability.

You can then book by PHONE or by POST.
By PHONE:
Call the Box Office on 0114 275 7727, open 11.30 - 21.00 daily. Credit/debit cards only.

To book by POST:
Complete and return the booking form below and attach a cheque/card details to:

Young Audiences Coordinator
Showroom Workstation
15 Paternoster Row
Sheffield
S1 2BX

DOWNLOAD BOOKING FORM


We can also send invoices if this is the preferred method of payment. Please speak to the Young Audiences Coordinator at time of booking.

Confirmation of booking will be sent by email to the named contact: this should always be the teacher leading the group. You must acknowledge receipt of the email confirmation; this enables us to know the booking is correct. This confirmation also serves as receipt and must be brought on the day of the event. Lunches are not provided. If you have any questions, please call the above number, or email Linnea on linnea.pettersson@srws.org.uk

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