Level 1 Media Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

Recommended Prior Learning

Open entry but a strong command of reading and writing is essential as this course is theory based.

Students *MUST* have an interest in film, television, and media in general.

Students will learn how elements of print advertising are used to create meaning, and analyse their affect on audiences, before overseeing a production project from script to screen. This includes: writing a script, pre-production design and planning, filming and editing a video on Adobe Premier Pro.  Students will also undertake a comprehensive study into the characteristics, codes and conventions of the ‘Superhero’ film genre.

Work produced by students will be showcased to the school in a celebration of their mahi.

This course provides students with literacy credits.

Learning Areas:

Visual Arts

Detailed Course Outline

Level 1 Media Studies

Career Pathways

Animator/Digital Artist, Advertising Specialist, Copywriter, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Artistic Director, Film and Video Editor, Sound Technician, Film/Television Camera Operator, Journalist, Graphic Designer, Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Media Producer, Production Assistant (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Lighting Technician, Television Presenter