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Catholic Education South Australia

Inquiry Question

How are film production elements manipulated to precipitate appropriate genre responses in audiences?


Arts:Live (Major Partners Include Curriculum Corporation)

Comprehensive site with multiple resources.

This series - Genre-nators
9 x 45 minute lessons with videos, teacher pack and downloadable activity sheets

The lessons explore the ways filmmakers manipulate production elements in the development of specific common genres.

Students discuss and analyse the choices made by media makers creating short films.

Students are provided with the opportunity to experiment with the codes and conventions of different genres through discussion, analysis and practical production.

Students also explore and adapt the techniques and genres to suit a subject and topic focus appropriate to their needs.

Note: access to the series of lessons beyond the first four requires a subscription to Arts:Live 

Link: Arts:Live Lessons