Making Media: An Introduction

Making Media - Mosaic Films (Large)

Making Media: An Introduction is a series of Six short ‘how to’ films aimed at informing and enabling Media Studies students at Key Stage 4 and beyond to understand the techniques involved in producing various media.

Informative and inspiring, these films go behind the scenes on the creation of a short film, music video, film trailer and website to cover shooting styles, interview techniques, approaches to editing, and concepts of web design.

This programme focuses on the different forms most commonly produced for GCSE Media Studies, but can be enjoyed by media students at all ages and levels.

How To Make A Film
Learn to research, plan and shoot a film including key camera and storytelling techniques.

How To Shoot A Music Video
Creative tips for shooting a professional looking music video with basic equipment.

How To Conduct An Interview
Key skills for interviewing in media production, whether for radio, news or documentary.

How To Edit A Film Trailer
Insider tips and tricks for creating a powerful, professional-looking film trailer.

How To Edit A Film
A guide to creating a film narrative, from preparation to storytelling techniques.

How To Build A Website
Learn the key concepts of user-focused web design, from layout to utilising social media.

The films are available to watch on BBC Class Clips

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