Media BTEC - Film

BTEC Level 3 Diploma in creative MEDIA PRODUCTION (FILM AND TELEVISION) EDEXCEL BOARD

BTEC media is a double award (equivalent to two A-Levels) which deals with making moving image texts in a vocational context. The course broadly involves:

  • Researching and Analysing Film and Television texts
  • Developing technical skills in terms of camera work, editing and sound
  • Producing and evaluating a range of moving image texts

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING

  • This course is worth two advanced courses and so takes up two option pools
  • It will take two years to complete the course
  • It CANNOT be taken alongside A Level Media Studies
  • It is intended for those students who wish to specialise in film and television production, ideally in preparation for a career in that industry
  • Students numbers on this course will be limited to 15 maximum. If there are more than 15 students, the Head of Faculty for Performing Arts and Media will determine entry on an individual basis

Unit Structure

Externally Examined Units include

  • Responding to a Commision  
  • Digital Media Skills

Internally Assessed Units include:

  • Scriptwriting 
  • Storyboarding 
  • Lighting for Film & TV
  • Video Editing
  • Short Film Production 
  • Music Video Production 
  • Live Recording 
  • Media Enterprise Project

These units will be assessed through several major pieces of practical work.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Mr T Daley tdaley.312@lgflmail.org (HOF)