Thursday, 29 October 2015

Mad Max: Fury Road Research Task



Research the 2012 film Mad Max: Fury Road (directed by George Miller). Focus on the following:
In addition to this you need to be able to apply the seven areas of the specification to the film.

techradar explores - George Miller, Technology and Mad Max Fury Road

Mad Max: Fury Road Teaser Trailer

Wednesday, 28 October 2015

The Case for: Mad Max: Fury Road – The Film That Saved Hollywood from Itself


Click on the image for an interesting article (from Awards Daily) on the unique qualities of Mad Max: Fury Road. This is essential background reading.

Sunday, 25 October 2015

12Y: Representation in TV Drama



  • Make a presentation on the stereotypes and countertypes within your given area of representation.
  • Use the information here.
  • Present in a format of your choice.
  • Illustrate with images and clips from British or American TV dramas.

The Groups:

  1. AGE: Charlotte & Tom
  2. AGE ii: Elliott
  3. ETHNICITY: Amy & Ollie
  4. DISABILITY/ ABILITY: Ellie & Jack
  5. SEXUALITY: Bridie & Amber
  6. CLASS AND STATUS: Edie & Eleanor
  7. CLASS AND STATUS ii: Jack & Olivia
  8. REGIONAL IDENTITY: Shannon & Amelia
  9. GENDER: Emily & Arran
  10. GENDER ii: Olivia & Charles

Friday, 16 October 2015

12W: Work To Do

  1. Complete the research into Mad Max Fury Road
  2. Complete the seven areas work for your blockbuster film

Friday, 9 October 2015

Film Research (12X)


Apply each of the seven areas from the specification to a film of your choice. Read the Avengers Assemble example for ideas.


  1. Hannah - The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
  2. Georgina - The Martian
  3. Louisa - The Hunger Games
  4. Leah - Toy Story 3
  5. Ross - The Wolf of Wall Street
  6. James - Man of Steel
  7. Raylan - The Dark Knight Rises
  8. Harry - American Sniper
  9. Frazer - Elysium
  10. Jake - Iron Man 3
  11. Tom - Avengers Assemble
  12. Lewis - Harry Potter: The Deathly Hallows part 2
  13. Aviv - Gravity
  14. Ethan - Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation
  15. Ellie - 50 Shades of Grey
  16. Dom - The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
  17. Nathan - The Dark Knight Rises
  18. Taylor - Real Steel
  19. Grace - 22 Jump Street
  20. Jake - Django Unchained
  21. Rob -
  22. Angel -
  23. Jordan - 
  24. Ryan - 


Thursday, 8 October 2015

Film Research (12W)


Apply each of the seven areas from the specification to a film of your choice. Read the Avengers Assemble example for ideas.


  1. Rachel - X-Men: Days of Future Past
  2. Hannah G. - Toy Story 3
  3. Kieran - Furious 7
  4. Adam - Skyfall
  5. Connor - Inception
  6. Marakesh: Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials
  7. Hannah D. - Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
  8. Sahil - Guardians of the Galaxy
  9. Max - Interstellar
  10. Jay - American Sniper
  11. Elizabeth - Dracula Untold
  12. Sophie - The Lego Movie
  13. Tafi - Fast & Furious 6
  14. Emily - Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
  15. Alfie: The Dark Knight Rises
  16. Jacob - The Maze Runner
  17. Jasmine - Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
  18. Paige - Fifty Shades of Grey
  19. Megan - Twilight: Breaking Dawn - Part 2


Monday, 5 October 2015

Mise En Scene - Luther



Embed this clip on your blog and add notes in relation to the following:

  • setting/ location
  • colours
  • props/ objects
  • hairstyle
  • costume (clothes)
  • make-up
  • posture/ gesture
  • position in frame
  • choice of actor
  • performance
  • lighting

Friday, 2 October 2015

Skins - Mise En Scene


Click on the image to access 4OD and the first episode of Skins (you might need to create an account to watch it).

Make notes on the following areas of mise en scene:
  • setting/ location
  • colours
  • props/ objects
  • hairstyle
  • costume (clothes)
  • make-up
  • posture/ gesture
  • position in frame
  • choice of actor
  • performance
  • lighting