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URRBRAE ARTS

Media Studies
SEMESTER 1

YEAR 9
2015

You will be involved in Media Studies for one semester. You will produce two different forms
of media: video and a website. You will then have to choose a third piece of media to
produce, (eg animation, podcast). In addition, you will analyse media and provide responses
to particular examples of video, publications and websites. Lastly, you will need to produce a
multimedia presentation of your views on a portrayal of indigenous culture in the media.

LEARNING ACTIVITY
Media in Practice
Video production
Planning and pre-production techniques
Use of a camera
Shooting techniques
Video editing
Voice over
Web design
Planning
Design & layout
Use of software/tools
Publishing
Free choice
Appropriate planning (eg storyboard, moodboard,
script)
Use of tools (eg animation software)
Published final product
Evaluate work
Media Analysis and Response

Analysis of adverts looking at audience,


conventions, genre, narrative,

Analysis of online celebrity magazine sites


looking at stars, fame and stereotypes
Analysis of a website looking at content, design
and layout

ASSESSMENT

Group work
Deliverable: pitch, script
& storyboard
Maximum 1 minute in
length
30%
Individual work
Deliverables: pitch, wire
frames, resource bank &
copyright document
Minimum 3 page website
30%

Work in pairs
Deliverables: pitch,
appropriate planning and
design work, final product
and evaluation
15%

Individual work
1 side of A4 max font
11pt

Individual work
1 side of A4 max font
11pt

Individual work
1 side of A4 max font
11pt

5%

5%

5%
Media in Context
Analysis of a portrayal of indigenous culture in the
media
Focus on key terminology and issues (eg
representations, stereotypes and bias)
Student views and formulation of ideas

Work in pairs
Multimedia presentation
of 5 slides max (or
equivalent)
Oral presentation
10%