Media arts / Year 9 and 10

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Curriculum content descriptions

Experiment with ideas and stories that manipulate media conventions and genres to construct new and alternative points of view through images, sounds and text (ACAMAM073)

Elaborations
  • combining different film trailers from different genres or styles, and editing them together to create a new film genre or style
  • constructing characters for a computer game that appeals to diverse audiences and who use it for different purposes
  • Considering viewpoints – forms and elements: For example – What genres and styles can I edit together to create a new genre or style?
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • ICT capability Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability
ScOT terms

Camera shots,  Composition (Visual arts),  Image manipulation

Text

Film it! Shot types

This web page describes different camera shot types and how they are used to convey information and meaning, set mood and create connection with an audience. Three activities intended to build and extend learning are supported with downloadable resources.

Teacher resource

Genre-nators

This is a resource that focuses on filmmaking and how production elements and techniques are used in film to create different effects. It includes a video demonstrating how the genre of a film can be altered using various production elements; three activity sheets; a production-elements table; and a storyboard template. ...

Teacher resource

Interactive dance

This is a resource that focuses on creating dance using variations of lighting and multimedia. It features two videos with dance teacher Katrina Rank exploring dance improvisations using light and line drawing. The resource includes three further videos used as stimuli for activities; three activity sheets and a light dance ...

Teacher resource

Funfair high

This is a resource about how art can be used to convey different ideas about the personal, social and historical significance of the built environment, using a school building as the basis in a redesign as a theme park. The resource features a video of sculptor Callum Morton discussing the inspiration for his artwork 'Ghost ...

Teacher resource

New arts media - cultural crossovers

This is an online module consisting of teacher notes, three stimulus resources and student activities that explore the emergence of new media arts and explores some of the key artists in the region, including ‪Kush Badhwar‬ and ‪Bahbak Hashemi-Nezhad. The teacher notes provide additional online resources and pedagogical ...

Teacher resource

MoneySmart: teens talk money

This is a year 10 English unit of work about investigating financial and consumer issues that affect young people and presenting them as a TV talk show. Intended to take about ten hours, the unit consists of seven student activities supported by teacher notes. Activities include researching topics such as part-time employment, ...

Text

Film it!

Film it! is a series of lessons and activities covering a range of filmmaking skills found in pre-production, production and post-production stages. Structured to provide activities for students with different levels of skills and experience with filmaking activities include: storyboarding, sound recording and editing skills.

Interactive Resource

Vivid Sydney – 77 Million Paintings

A series of video interviews with Nick Robertson about Brian Eno's '77 Million Paintings' installation, which was part of an exhibition in Vivid Sydney 2009. The resource includes clips of the installation.

Interactive Resource

Snapseed - Google Play app

Retouch, adjust perspective and re-edit your photos with this photoediting tool. Free when reviewed 26/5/2015

Video

You Have No Secrets, 1992: Everybody knows about you

This clip shows how the accumulation of information by governments and business in the digital age can have a detrimental effect on one's personal privacy. A voice-over notes that 'in any sophisticated society information is power' and the clip includes music that builds in intensity, voice-over interviews, footage of computer ...

Interactive Resource

Snapseed - iTunes app

Retouch, adjust perspective and re-edit your photos with this photoediting tool. Free when reviewed 26/5/2015