GCSE Moving Image Arts

Moving Image Arts is the study of film and animation through the process of developing and creating your own films and also by analysing your own work and the work of practicing filmmakers.

We currently offer CCEA’s Moving Image Arts specification and the units are as follows:





Component 1: Critical Understanding of Creative and Technical Moving Image Production

A one and a half hour online exam during which pupils answers question on:

- film language;
- genre and representation;
- creative production techniques;
- production management; and
- industry contexts.
Controlled Assessment

(Internally Marked - Externally Moderated)
Component 2: Acquisition of Skills in Moving Image ProductionPupils compete the following tasks:

- Task 1: Storyboarding;
- Task 2: Camera Work and Editing (combined skills areas);
- Task 3: Postproduction Sound; and
- Task 4: Stop-Motion Animation.
Controlled Assessment

(Internally Marked - Externally Moderated)
Component 3: Planning and Making a Moving Image ProductA portfolio of work containing:

- Research Analysis (including a synopsis) and Evaluation;
- a Screenplay and Storyboard;
- a Shotlist, a Shooting Schedule and Director’s Notebook with evidence of production research, design development and production management; and
- a 2 minute narrative Film (if animated, this can be 40 - 60 seconds long).
Controlled Assessment

(Internally Marked - Externally Moderated)