Outcome Chart - Nova Scotia - Film and Video Production Grade 12

Film and Video Production 12

Overall Expectations

Students will:

  • demonstrate a basic understanding of key aspects of film and television drama including roles and responsibilities of production team members
  • develop basic strategies for creating and critically reviewing films
  • examine cultural/historical influences on the local and national film industries, consider career opportunities, and collaborate with industry personnel
  • demonstrate their abilities, skills, and techniques in every aspect of the development of their own short films

Specific Expectations

Students will:

  • describe the film process from pre-production, through production, to post-production
  • identify the roles and responsibilities of each member of the production team
  • demonstrate an understanding of the support that each production element lends to the entire creative endeavour
  • demonstrate an understanding of and ability to use basic screen production terminology
  • identify key elements of story as expressed in film
  • identify all the production elements in a short movie that require attention from production team members
  • demonstrate basic technical abilities with camera, sound, lighting, and editing
  • participate in the process of writing and shooting a short movie
  • demonstrate an understanding of the operation of a video camera and anticipate and convey any technical difficulties
  • operate sound equipment and record sound scores for scenes
  • demonstrate a working knowledge of the editing process
  • demonstrate a critical awareness of the social/cultural impact of film and television on today’s society
  • demonstrate an understanding of the script-to-screen process from research to the final production
  • in their specific roles, manage logistical, creative, technical, and/or promotional aspects of a movie
  • demonstrate an understanding of story structure and the scriptwriting process
  • manage all logistical, creative, technical, and promotional aspects of the production of a film

Lessons that meet Grade 12 expectations

Broadcasting Codes

Camera Shots

Cinema Cops

Diversity and Media Ownership

Making Media for Democratic Citizenship

Miscast and Seldom Seen

Movie Heroes and the Heroic Journey

The Blockbuster Movie

Violence on Film: The Ratings Game

Who’s Telling My Story?