Y12 Practical: Final Submissions

As you are aware, the final date for blog submissions is FRIDAY 24th APRIL.

Please ensure you have:

  • Exported your final Front Cover, Contents and Double-Page Spread as images to your N: drive folder.
  • Created a final post that includes full size final versions of all pages.
  • Completed any updates/improvements to previous posts and to your Evaluation.

Film Industry Revision Advice

Film Industry Revision Advice

‘A’ Grade Response for Section 1 & 2 of Year 12 Exam

OCR AS Media Studies G322 Mock Exam Exemplar A Grade Response

Useful Resource for Film Industry Revision

AS Media Studies Practical Task: Deadline!

Deadline for all work to be posted on blogs is Friday 13th February.

Blogs will be checked from Monday 16th.

Remember, if it’s not on the blog, it won’t be marked.

Top tips:

Print each page to check for clipping around the edges.

Export each page as a JPEG image at the maximum quality setting and 150dpi.

For the double page spread, change the Export setting from Pages to Spreads.

Make sure the full size images are posted on your blog and saved to the N: drive.

Complete the first two sections of the Print Task Checklist and save in the N: drive.


The Best British TV Dramas of 2014?

Here’s one reviewer’s thoughts:  Euan Ferguson’s Best of British TV Dramas 2014



Notable Film Studios and Other Sites





Set Topic Content for TV Drama Module

Here is the breakdown of the content for the TV Drama module.  Look carefully at the requirements for Section A AND Section B.  In particular, look at the advice given about the sort of information you need to collect for your Case Study for Section B (we will all be doing Film).

AS G322 Overview 1


AS G322 Overview 2


AS G322 Overview 3


AS G322 Overview 4


Institutions and Audiences


TV Drama Past Paper and Sample Response for Section B

Here is a sample paper for the TV Drama module in 2010, along with a sample response for Section B that was awarded a ‘B’ grade.  Read it carefully and look closely at how it addresses the key requirements of the question.


‘B’ grade answer

Useful TV Drama Resources

Here is a selection of useful resources for your study of TV Drama.  This will be added to in due course.  If you have any suggestions for links that could be included, please e-mail me and let me know.

camerawork-terminology editing-terminology film-tv_analysis (1) Period Drama Codes & Conventions Television Drama Codes & Conventions