Media

Media at Greenwood College is an exciting subject that provides students with an opportunity to work with state of the art resources to produce quality film projects.

Greenwood is one of the only schools statewide to have its own film studio enabling students to explore the use of green screen and special effects in contemporary film making.

Year 7 Media

This course provides new students with the opportunity to develop an understanding of the Media Course at Greenwood College. Students will be introduced to the types of exciting experiences they will derive from working in the Media subject area. Students will become familiar with the equipment Media has at its disposal including, editing suites, HD cameras and the specially constructed Green Screen Studio.

Year 8 Media

This unit provides students with an opportunity to learn the craft film construction at an introductory level. Students develop an understanding of how the media industry works and are given access to quality media equipment including, editing suites, HD cameras, special effects and are given lessons in Green Screen use in our film studio. Importantly students will develop the skills to plan, write, storyboard, act, film and edit their own movie.

Year 9 Media

The focus for this unit is short film construction. Students will develop an understanding of film production techniques and be introduced to basic media theory. Students will also have the opportunity to work with special effects green screen in our film studio enhancing their knowledge of how feature films are produced.

Year 10 Media

The focus for this unit is TV Crime Dramas and an introduction to Hollywood Genre Films. Students are introduced to more complex aspects of film making and current production trends. Students will become familiar with the use of special effects to assist in the construction of their films. They will work on the development of film sequences including trailers and short films gaining knowledge in how specific film conventions effect the approach to their work.

Year 11 General Media

The Media Production and Analysis General course aims to prepare all students for a future in a digital and interconnected world by providing the skills, knowledge and understandings to tell their own stories and interpret others stories. Students learn the languages of media communication and how a story is constructed using representations. Students are encouraged to explore, experiment and interpret their world, reflecting and analysing contemporary life while understanding that this is done under social, cultural and institutional constraints. Students as users and creators of media products, consider the important role of audiences and their context.