- Portfolio of research and planning – 2000 words – WEDNESDAY 13TH JANUARY DEADLINE
- Project Proposal – 1000 words – FRIDAY 30TH OCTOBER 3PM DEADLINE
- Title, research areas, possible interviewees
- Interview a practitioner – reveal effectively and accurately their creative, professional and practical approach to their work and practice.
- Define a question that your individual engagement with the final Project will address – just the area you’re looking at
- 6000 word report to cover testing, implementation and evaluation
- 3000 video
- 3000 written
- specific but general
- ‘Investigation into Cinematography’ – allows room to develop but direct
- No use of ‘I’
- No opinionated or journalistic phrasing
- Literature Review
- Final Production Implementation
- First part of the report but should be written last.
- It is your report boiled down into about 200 words
- Contains research, testing, conclusion and evaluation (blurb).
- What will you be studying?
- Why does it need to be studied?
- What studies have gone before or what is happening in the industry to make it a relevant study now?
- Set up how your report will be read and marked
- Focus is important
- Secondary sources – books, journals, newspapers, websites
- Primary sources – interviews, data collection
Marked by depth & width.
Depth = how much you have understood a subject (happens within reading)
Width = how many sources and how varied they are (pushing your research into related and wider areas to get a full view of the subject)
- Cross cultural – not just western examples
- Both current and historic
- Looking at your subject area from different angles
Analysis + Synthesis:
Everything has to be stated why it is related and important
Why is it worth listening to?
Websites must be from a valid source
Journals are peer reviewed & held in high esteem
Books are published and fact checked.
Wikipedia – look at references
- Final study to network in industry
- Talk to the big names
- Use the project to your advantage – email and connect
PR – Data collection:
- Feedback on tests
- Investigation in research
- Focus groups, questionnaires
- 50+ pool of people from a reasoned age or social group
- Application of your research being transformed into informed practical work
- Testing allows you to see how you do something
- Each test/draft needs to be evaluated and the following test must follow on from it.
- Be specific
- Only test one thing at a time
**Channel 4’s random acts – 3 minute film
Up to 3 minutes with up to £4000 budget
Produced by Maverick TV & industry mentored
14th October – the Garage – 1:30pm**