Transition to A2 - Activity 1: The Continuity Exercise

As part of the transition from AS to A2 you must walk into a room and sit down. This activity is the first part of your A2 coursework and must be completed by all students.
Work in a group of no more than 4 students.

Continuity task involving filming and editing a character opening a door, crossing a room and sitting down in a chair opposite another character, with whom she/he then exchanges a couple of lines of dialogue. This task should demonstrate the shots listed below.

All students must produce their own storyboard and edit their own version of the footage. Your film clip must have a minimum of 12 shots. Your film needs to be about one minute in length.

  1. Actor 1
  2. Actor 2
  3. Director
  4. Camera operator
  1. Close up
  2. Extreme close up
  3. Medium shot
  4. Long shot
  5. Match on action
  6. Shot reverse shot
  7. Two shot