Film and Television 12

Curricular Competencies

Explore and create

Explore, view, and create moving images

Plan, produce, record, and refine moving images individually and collaboratively

Create moving images using imagination, observation, and inquiry

Apply moving-image elements, conventions, and skills in an area of personal specialization

Intentionally select and combine moving-image elements, techniques, processes, and technologies

Take creative risks to express ideas, meaning, and mood

Improvise and experiment to inspire creativity and innovation

Develop film or television projects for an intended audience or with an intended message

Explore historical and contemporary global film and television, and emerging media

Reason and reflect

Interpret and evaluate how meaning is communicated in moving images through technologies, environments, and techniques

Receive, provide, and synthesize constructive feedback to develop and refine moving images

Analyze the ways in which moving images convey meaning through movement, sound, image, structure, and form

Reflect on personal experiences and make connections to a variety film and television productions

Examine the influences of social, cultural, historical, environmental, and personal contexts in film and television

Examine how moving images relate to a specific place, time, and context

Communicate and document

Document, share, and respond to moving images

Communicate about and respond to social, cultural, and environmental issues through moving images

Express cultural identity, perspectives, and values through moving images

Express and analyze personal voice as a moving-image artist

Connect and expand

Demonstrate personal and social responsibility associated with film and television productions

Analyze the role of story and narrative in expressing First Peoples perspectives, values, and beliefs, including protocols related to ownership of First Peoples oral texts

Make connections through moving images on local, regional, national, and global scales

Explore educational, personal and professional opportunities in the film and television industry, and in emerging media

Explore the impacts of culture and society on moving images

Explore First Peoples perspectives and knowledge, other ways of knowing, and local cultural knowledge to gain understanding through film and television

Adhere to safety protocols and procedures in all aspects of film and television production

MediaSmarts Resources


moving-image elements, principles, vocabulary, industry terms, and symbols

pre-production, production, and post-production strategies, techniques, and technologies

acting skills and approaches

roles and responsibilities of pre-production, production, and post-production personnel, as well as roles of artists and audiences

historical, current, and emerging consumer and commercial moving-image formats and technologies

contributions of innovative artists from a variety of genres and contexts

structure, form, narrative, and genres of local, national, and intercultural cinematic traditions

ethics and legal implications of moving-image distribution and sharing

ethics of cultural appropriation and plagiarism

health and safety protocols and procedures

MediaSmarts Resources