Year 11 Media Studies Enrichment Activities
Task 1: Watch Mark Kermode Secrets of the Cinema Film Genres on BBC iPlayer. List the conventions (essential ingredients) of each of the six genres covered in Series 1 and 2.
Task 2: Choose your favourite genre from those covered by Mark Kermode and answer the following:
The secret of making a successful (insert your genre here) is… (500 words).
- Quote Kermode and others
- Cite actual examples (films)
- Bring in your own ideas and other sources – this bullet is the most important