Title of lesson: Camera Technique Masterclass
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 develop Camera Techniques
The learning journey: Can I outline Camera Techniques? Can I apply Camera Techniques? Can I evaluate the use of Camera Techniques?
The lesson covers: Camera Techniques, Long shot, Mid/Medium Shot, Close up Shot, Extreme close up, Camera Shots, Establishing shot, Medium Long Shot, Extreme Close up, Camera Angles, Eye level, Low Angle, High Angle, Overhead Shot, Worms eye view, Camera Movement, Pan, Track, Dolly, Zoom, Tilt, Point of view, Dolly in Zoom out, Canted angle, Conversation shots, Over the shoulder, Face to Face, Two shot, Over the head, Focus Techniques, Manual focus, Depth of field, Pull focus, Composition, Pyramid, Rule of Thirds, Golden Section, Symmetry, Leadlines, Headroom, Talkspace, Leadroom, Animation, Claymotion, Cut out, Framing.
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. 16 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.