Creative Media Production

Year 10

In Year 10 you will be given lots of opportunities to experiment with different media platforms as well as developing your understanding of how they communicate meaning to their audience to be successful. You will take part in teacher -led workshops and complete research to support your planning to create a media product in your chosen media sector. You will complete 60% of your BTEC award.

Term 1, Component 1: Exploring media products – 30%

Learning aim A: Investigate media products.

You will be given an introduction to audiences and the purpose of different media products.

You will analyse products from all three media sectors and create a report to show your understanding.

Term 2, Component 1: Exploring media products – 30%

Learning aim B: Explore how media products are created to provide meaning and engage audiences.

You will deconstruct the media products we use so you know how they create meaning for their audiences by understanding production techniques:

Camera work, editing, sound and miss-en-scene.

Term 3, Component 2: Developing digital media production skills continued – 30%

Learning aim A: Develop and apply media pre-production processes, skills and techniques.

You will focus on skills and techniques for creating content for your chosen media sector. You will work independently or in groups to experiment practically with a range of media skills, techniques and products.

Learning aim B: Develop and apply media production and post-production processes, skills and techniques to create a media product.

You will continue to develop your production skills to plan and create media products using professional equipment and software. You will have a portfolio of evidence to show your development and a final product of your choice.

Learning aim C: Review

You will review your development of techniques to monitor and improve skills and outcomes throughout the production process. 

Year 11

You will begin Year 11 with a mock brief that you will research, plan/draft and create in your chosen media sector. In lessons, you will focus on production skills and techniques to focus on refining your chosen media sector to meet the expectation of a โ€˜clientโ€™ brief. Year 11 is about allowing you to see whether the industry is one that you want to be in and allows you to gain the knowledge and skills you need to succeed.

Term 1

Create a media product in response to a brief MOCK Term 2 & Term 3.

Component 3: Respond to a brief – 40%.

You will learn how to respond to a media brief and apply skills and techniques to a media production. You will apply all of your previous understanding to research, plan and create a successful media product.

Assessment: Mock component 3

AO1 – Understand how to develop ideas in response to a brief.

AO2 – Develop planning materials in response to a brief.

AO3 – Apply media production skills and techniques to the creation of a media product.

AO4 – Create and refine a media product to meet the requirements of a brief. You will be given your client brief and time to respond to the brief with deadlines that reflect the industry. Your response to the brief is worth 40% of your final grade. This work is externally assessed.

Term 2 and 3

Assessment: Component 3

AO1 – Understand how to develop ideas in response to a brief.

AO2 – Develop planning materials in response to a brief.

AO3 – Apply media production skills and techniques to the creation of a media product.

AO4 – Create and refine a media product to meet the requirements of a brief.