ESSAY TITLE

Compare and contrast two British films – The Boat That Rocked and This Is England. Consider how the following institutional factors have created two very different films: -The effect of the ownership and ethos of their production companies -The effect of the production company on the style of the films -The effect of the production company on the representations and themes portrayed in the films - The effect of the production company on targeting audiences for the films - The effect of the production company on the marketing of the films -Where possible include your own response to these issues and include examples from your wider media consumption to support your answers DUE AT THE BEGINNING OF LESSON 2.11.09 ON A4 LINED PAPER - BETWEEN 4 AND 5 PAGES

ADVICE
DOS -SUPPLEMENT YOUR CLASS WORK WITH INTERNET RESEARCH (IMDB & SHANEMEADOWS.CO.UK) -ANSWER THE QUESTION! -STICK TO A CLEAR STRUCTURE -BE AS CONCEPTUAL AS POSSIBLE -INCLUDE DETAILED EXAMPLES FROM THE FILM AND WELL RESEARCHED FACTS TO SUPPORT YOUR POINTS

DO NOTS -DO NOT WRITE EVERYTHING YOU KNOW! -RAMBLE! -JUST ANSWER THE BITS YOU FEEL MOST CONFIDENT ABOUT

STRUCTURE
SECTION ONE INTRODUCTION -Hypothesise – What are you trying to prove in your answer? -Explain you will support your answer by introducing key issues and concepts that you will be discussing.

SECTION TWO

MAIN BODY

You must have 5 points which support the Question and for each you must do the following: Identify: What is the point you are making? Explain: Give more detail on your point Example: Offer an example from your Film 4 case-study Contrast/second example: Hollywood?/second film 4 example Relate: How does this point support your answer to the question? SECTION THREE Summarise key points State how you proved your hypothesis Give your personal response to the question CONCLUDE

USING THIS STRUCTURE
SECTION TWO MAIN BODY You must have 5 points which support the Question and for each you must do the following: Identify: What is the point you are making? Explain: Give more detail on your point Example: Offer an example from your one of the films Contrast: How is the other film different? Relate: How does this point support your answer to the question?

COMPARE HOW THE CHARACTERS OF WOODY AND COMBO PRESENTED VERY DIFFERENT REPRESENTATIONS OF SKINHEAD CULTURE TIME LIMIT - 10 MINS

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