Bangor Academy and Sixth Form College

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Moving Image Arts

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Departmental vision and aims:   Students will develop a range of creative, critical and technical skills in fun, hands-on learning.

Staff:  Mr Jackson, Miss Thompson

Learning objectives: 

Key Stage 4:  GCSE: 

Through studying this specification, students:

-  develop an understanding of film language in theory and practice;
-  develop ideas through investigating and experimenting with film-making techniques and processes;
-  develop the ability to manage resources and equipment in relation to film production and produce moving image artworks;
-  develop technical competence in the use of film-making techniques; and evaluate the effectiveness of their own practice.

Key stage 5:  AS/A2 Level:

Students have the opportunity to learn technical skills and express themselves creatively. They will develop their creative and critical abilities through hands-on learning in the craft of moving image arts.

Subject and pupil achievements: Best GCSE Film Award. 3rd place AS Film Award. 3rd place Best GCSE Animation. Top A Level student.

Clubs and Extra-Curricular Activities: Key Stage 3 Animation Club

Educational visits and trips: Cinemagic events e.g. showcase at QFT, Belfast

Subject multimedia resources:  Final Cut editing software on iMacs. Camcorders, DSLR cameras, tripods and microphones.

Subject revision resources:  Past papers, notes, movie resources, DVDs.  CCEA Moving Image Arts Microsite