Media arts / Year 9 and 10

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

Interactive

Snapseed - Google Play app

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

Video

Storyboarding, VFX and SFX

Storyboards use visuals to effectively communicate ideas during the filmmaking process, producing a blueprint for cast and crew ahead of shooting scenes. VFX (visual effects) and SFX (special effects) require planning and creative problem solving. This resource features interviews with the VFX Supervisor for Round the Twist ...

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Film post-production

The resources on this webpage are designed to build understandings of each element of film post-production including editing, sound and film promotion. The resources inform the development phase of film-making and/or assist in development of critical literacy in relation to films and media.

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Film production

The resources on this webpage are designed to build understandings of each element of production including managing a film set and creating a production brief. The resources support the development phase of film-making.

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Film pre-production

The resources on this webpage are designed to build understandings of each element of film pre-production including directing, acting, cinematography, story-boarding, production design, the score and sound design. The resources support the development phase of film-making and/or assist in development of critical literacy ...

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Capture

Through this filmmaking project, students explore the visual and sensory language of film, working with their peers and teacher(s) to create a short film through a scaffolded process of development, pre-production, production and post-production. Detailed notes and associated support materials accompany each step of the ...

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Exploring Gothic conventions in short animated film

In this learning sequence, students will extend their knowledge and understanding of the key conventions of the Gothic genre. They will critically apply this knowledge to a short animated film and films produced by their peers. They can also compose a personal response to a film text using metalanguage connected to genre.

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The Making of Monsters

In this lesson, students will investigate monsters in film and across cultures. Students will analyse film scores and soundtracks that feature monsters. Students will create original conceptions of a monster to present in a multimedia presentation.

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While The Billy Boils: Unit of work

Fifty-two of Henry Lawson’s stories and sketches, first published in newspapers and magazines from 1888 onwards, were gathered in the collection While The Billy Boils. This unit focuses on that collection of writing and provides practical teaching ideas, an assessment task and an essay by Peter Craven.

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The Jerilderie Letter: Unit of work

This unit of work has been written to support the text The Jerilderie Letter by Ned Kelly. In the letter Kelly tries to justify his actions, including the murder of three policemen in 1878 at Stringybark Creek. This unit provides practical teaching ideas, an assessment task and an essay by Germaine Greer.

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Tell Me I’m Here: Unit of work

This unit of work has been written to support the memoir Tell Me I’m Here. The book is a moving account by writer, broadcaster and filmmaker Anne Deveson of her son’s losing battle with schizophrenia. This unit provides practical teaching ideas, an assessment task and an essay by Stephanie Dowrick. Teaching activities explore ...