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2016 Candidate record form GCSE Media Studies (4810) Unit 2 - Understanding the Media (48102)

2016 Candidate record form

GCSE Media Studies (4810) Unit 2 - Understanding the Media (48102)

Please attach the form to your candidate’s work and keep it at the centre or send it to the moderator as required. The declarations should be completed by the candidate and teacher as indicated.

Centre number

29190

Candidate number

Centre name

St Martins 3-16 learning community

Candidate’s full name

Helvetica Reynolds

Work submitted for assessment must be the candidate’s own. If candidates copy work, allow candidates to copy from them, or cheat in any other way, they may be disqualified.

Candidate declaration

Have you received help/information from anyone other than subject teacher(s) to produce this work?

anyone other than subject teacher(s) to produce this work? No Yes (give details below or on

No

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Yes (give details below or on a separate sheet if necessary).

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I have read and understood the above. I confirm I produced the attached work without assistance other than that which is acceptable under the scheme of assessment.

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Date

Teacher declaration

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Date

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48102/CRF

Candidate number

Candidate’s full name

Helvetica Reynolds

To be completed by the teacher

Assisgnment 1 Introduction to the media

Chosen topic

Magazines

Word limit: 700 words

Key concepts covered - Media language and audience.

Explanatory notes on marking (AO2, AO3) The Candidate has produced an anayses of two magazines in which she uses media terminolgy occasionally such as connotes, target audience and various shot types and has identified the elemenets of a front cover.

Assignment 2 Cross-media study

Word limit: 1200 words

Chosen topic

music promotion

Key concepts covered - Representation and institutions.

Explanatory notes on marking (AO2, AO3) The student has produced a satisfactory response to the brief. The poster uses some conventions e.g.t eh title and artist prominent on the cover and tour dates in a plausable order. The storyboard shows good grasp of meida terminology though the images lack detail.

Assignment 3 Practical production and evaluation

Chosen topic

Moving image (Horror Trailer)

Word limit: 800 words (Evaluation)

URL for candidate’s work (where applicable)

All key concepts should be addressed.

Individual Responsibility

Members of the production team & their responsibilities

Completed a storyboard, researched the green room, font research, questionnaire. Student moved schools during the film section though moved back before the end of the course. The student found the green screen

Beth Edwards - filming/editing - music, treatment, storyboard Elizibeth davies - filming and editing, fonts, own treatment and storyboard George Davies produce a treatment, storyboard, character profiles, props Filming Editing

and the credits which george edited in to the shot. The student also added the heavy metal soundtrack from

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Explanatory notes on marking (AO3, AO4) The candidate has contributed minimally to the porduction due to absence, though the sounddtrack is appropriate and lifts the tempo of the trailer as well as being appropriate fro the target audience. The Pre production work shows some understanding of media concepts using camera shots accurately in the storyboard for example though not enough research and planning was carried out. The evaluation is satisfactory and uses some media terminology well such as the audience catagories.

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Candidate number

Candidate’s full name

Helvetica Reynolds

To be completed by the teacher

Marks must be awarded in accordance with the instructions and criteria in the specification.

     

Maximum

Mark

Assessment criteria

mark

awarded

Assignment 1

AO2

Analyse and respond

10

5

AO3

Research, planning and presentation

 

5

2

Assignment 2

AO2

Analyse and respond

20

9

AO3

Research, planning and presentation

 

10

5

Assignment 3

AO3

Research, planning and presentation

 

15

6

AO4

Construct and evaluate

Construct

20

4

 

Evaluate

10

5

 

Total mark

90

36

Details of additional assistance given

Record here details of any assistance given to this candidate which is beyond that given to the class as a whole and beyond that described in the specification (continue on a separate sheet if necessary).

Concluding comments

The candidate has demonstrated a good level of understanding on some of the concpeets in medioa studies. Unfortunately the student was tajen out of school towards the end of the year which meant minimal input into the 3 rd assignment. The pupil missed the filming of the product

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