Media arts / Year 9 and 10

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Curriculum content descriptions

Plan and design media artworks for a range of purposes that challenge the expectations of specific audiences by particular use of production processes (ACAMAM076)

Elaborations
  • creating media artworks that reflect a refined understanding of how lenses, exposure and aperture work in photography and applying this knowledge in different lighting conditions
  • creating and editing a soundscape for a specific audience and intention and creating their own Foley tracks to evoke a response in an intended audience
  • refining use of software to create the layout for a magazine and selecting which fonts, colours, titles, photographs and articles are to be used, depending on the magazine’s genre, style and audience
  • creating fan remixes of popular video games to introduce the games to new audiences or creating mashups of existing media to comment on issues for different audiences
  • Considering viewpoints – societies and cultures: For example – What social or cultural issue can I represent in my computer game?
  • creating media artworks in a particular genre that intend to meet or manipulate the expectations of an audience.
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
  • ICT capability Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability
ScOT terms

Film editing,  Sound effects,  Photography

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. ...

Interactive Resource

Found poetry - a language arts lesson

This is an interactive resource in which students create found poetry from the testimony of Holocaust survivors and present it as a media artwork. The resource has four elements: consider, collect, construct and communicate. Once students understand what found poetry is and have seen an example, they access clips of survivor ...

Teacher resource

Pioneers of music

This downloadable zip file is part of the Adobe digital school collection of resources. The resource contains a PDF lesson plan on music appreciation and criticism, as well as several folders containing worksheets on music research, technical guides for Adobe Photoshop Elements, digital photography guides and technical ...

Interactive Resource

Video challenge

This is an interactive resource about taking positive action in the community. Students see: how Oskar Schindler made a difference to the lives of Holocaust survivors; how Kurt Messerschmidt made a difficult choice during the Kristallnacht Pogrom of 1938; and how students today got started on community action and what they ...

Interactive Resource

Snapseed - Google Play app

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

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 ...

Interactive Resource

Snapseed - iTunes app

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

Interactive Resource

My story matters

This is an interactive resource about the importance of sharing personal stories, in particular Holocaust survivors sharing testimony. It is introduced by video and text defining testimony, tracing the history of the Holocaust, and explaining the purpose of the IWitness Archive. Scaffolded student activities in the resource ...

Interactive Resource

Personal strength to survive

This is an interactive resource about cultural and spiritual resistance in the ghettos during the Holocaust. It is introduced by clips from the testimony of survivors Roman Kent, Frieda Aaron, Edith Sheldon and Kurt Messerschmidt describing how people resisted in the Lodz, Warsaw and Theresienstadt ghettos. Scaffolded student ...

Interactive Resource

Chance and choice: a survivor's story

This is an interactive resource in which students analyse Holocaust survivor Lusia Haberfeld's testimony to identify whether her survival occurred by chance or because of specific choices, and present their findings as a video project. The resource begins with questions about the poem ‘Could have’ by Wislawa Szymborska, ...

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

Arts dialogue - Kosuke Ikeda and Alicia King

This is an online module consisting of teacher notes, three stimulus resources and student activities that explore collaborative arts programmes between Australian and the countries of Asia using the examples of the Asialink residents, visual artists, Kosuke Ikeda and Alicia King. The teacher notes provide additional online ...

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.

Text

Film it! Editing

Editing is the art of putting film shots and clips together to make a completed film project. An editor also makes all kinds of decisions that affect how the finished product will look, feel, and sound. This resource introduces students to the basics of editing and provides links to a range of free and professional tools ...

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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.

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 ...

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

Video narratives

This downloadable zip file is part of the Adobe digital school collection of resources. The resources include a series of assets designed to complement a video-narratives lesson (also available through the Adobe education exchange). The assets include: Adobe Premiere Elements preview files, encoded files, layouts, video ...

Interactive Resource

The power of words

This is an interactive resource about how Holocaust survivors are empowered by speaking and writing about their experiences. It draws upon Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel’s Holocaust memoir ‘Night’ and Cara Isaacman's testimony about how difficult it was to write about the Holocaust. Scaffolded student activities in ...

Moving Image

Heman Chong on 'Phantoms of Asia' and science fiction

This is a video showing the artist Heman Chong discussing his artwork titled ‘Calendars (2020-2096)'. ‘Calendars’ is an installation comprising a series of 1001 prints, which the artist describes as a calendar signifying the ‘entire span of time’. Each print represents a monthly calendar page that has captured a moment ...

Video

Newsfront, 1978: Propaganda or news?

This clip shows the production team from the fictitious Cinetone newsreel company reviewing a newsreel that trumpets the electoral victory of the Liberal-Country Party coalition led by Robert Menzies. The clip uses black-and-white archival footage from a real newsreel within the fictional world of the film. Studio boss ...