Title of lesson: Cinematography Part 1
Tasks include a range of differentiated activities (with A* challenge), such as a do now, main activity, practice exam question, self/peer assessment task, homework task.
OUTSTANDING LESSON PRODUCED BY A PEARSON TEACHING AWARD SILVER MEDAL WINNER
I taught the lesson in a 3 part series, but can equally be taught in 1 lesson or 2 depending on the ability of your students and the detail you wish to go into.
This is part of a year long scheme of work that can be used for GCSE, AS or A Level Media Studies. This resource has and can be taught to year 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13’s. It has received very positive feedback from staff and students.
The learning objective: To define, apply and evaluate Cinematography in film.
The learning journey: Can I outline Cinematography?, Can I apply Cinematography?, Can I evaluate the use of Cinematography?
The lesson covers: Cinematography, Director of Photography, Rigging Gaffer, Clapper/loader, Best Boy, Camera Operator, Video Operator, Electricians/sparks, Stills Photographer, Key grip, Dolly Grip, Focus Puller, 1st Assistant Camera, Camera Team, Grip, Lighting, Pan, Crab, Track, Ped, Dolly, Dolly Zoom, Tilt, Extreme Close up, Big Close up, Close up, Medium Close up, Medium Shot, Medium long shot, Long shot, very long shot, extreme long shot, Birds eye view, High angle, Eye level, Low angle, Worm’s eye view, Over the Shoulder, Canted angle.
Students love it and make good progress and the progress steps are clearly defined. The final task is an example of a past paper exam question.
There is also a homework slide attached. 23 Slide PowerPoint. More like 3 lessons in one!
I strive to improve my resources so any feedback really appreciated. I hope you enjoy teaching this lesson as much as I did.