Year 10 Media Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs C. Ieremia

This one term course develops skills in media production and analysis of media texts. Students must work in a team to produce a short movie. Students study film techniques, genre skills, the use of images in the media and media coverage of an event. Students are encouraged to critically evaluate social media sites.

Course Overview

Term 1
Film Terms
Film Production
Understanding film genre
Representation in the media

Learning Areas:

Year 10 Arts Electives, Year 10, Arts - Mātauranga Toi


NCEA L1 Media Studies

Career Pathways

Animator/Digital Artist, Actor, Advertising Specialist, Copywriter, Sales and Marketing Manager, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Artist, Artistic Director, Film and Video Editor, Sound Technician, Dancer, Entertainer, Cafe/Restaurant Manager, Film/Television Camera Operator, Journalist, Graphic Designer, Communications Professional, Conservator, Editor, Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Radio Presenter, Media Producer, Production Assistant (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Lighting Technician, Primary School Teacher, Librarian, Television Presenter, Marketing Specialist, Data Analyst