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Level(s): Grades 11 - 12
Author: This unit was created by Carol Wells as part of a Media Education course taught by John Pungente at the Faculty of Education, University of Toronto, 1993.
This lesson introduces students to the phenomenon of the“blockbuster” movie – its history,characteristics and influences. Students will also explore the role of audience in the creation of a “blockbuster” and analyze their own responses to current blockbuster films. Students will learn about the process involved in turning a film into a blockbuster by devising promotional campaigns for an imaginary movie.
This lesson and all associated documents (handouts, overheads, backgrounders) are available in an easy-print, pdf kit version.
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