Media Studies,  VCE

Links to resources to support the implementation of the planner

With reference to the Media Unit 3 and 4 planner found at this link, here are a list of important videos, books and websites to assist with the implementation of a unit 3 and 4 VCE subject.

Useful websites:

 https://atomvic.org/ Australian Teachers of Multimedia, runs professional development courses

https://fuse.education.vic.gov.au/ResourcePackage/ByPin?pin=WRJ7MZ Fuse, resource for media education

https://www.pearson.com.au/products/detail?isbn=9781488619489 Dunscombee (et.al), 2018, Heineman Media, Pearson Australia, detailed textbook for some lessons across the board in Media

https://www.cambridge.edu.au/education/series/Media-Reframed-VCE-Units-1-4#.YSusKtNLgbY Media Reframed: VCE units 1-4, (2018), Hugh Mason-Jones / Ben Hoban / Lauren Humphries / Lisa Blumenstein / Nick Booth / Vic Tietze / David Caust, similar textbook to above one.

www.lessonbucket.com , Brett Lamb website, lots of resources and support from senior media teacher for students and teachers.

Narrative and Ideology: Get out, the film by Jordan Peele, will be explored for this topic. Here is a link to some great resources from the Teachers of Media Victoria https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1bVFguB9mvNJLxI8AmCsjAwNocSA5AHdr?fbclid=IwAR1VPWQSJ2dnM3sgvuuaKbs2KveWhbyY9zWmukOctMmZOMUZmeeLIfHnYVI 

Some interesting fan theories about “Get Out’:

Narrative and Ideology: Get out is one film that is looked at for this topic and it will be contrasted with Back to the Future

Here is a link to some great resources for Back to the Future 

https://www.eslprintables.com/cinema_and_television/movies/science_fiction_movies/back_to_the_future/?fbclid=IwAR0wQTslvQlyn5r4a2_rBpwhX2MAUsFrpqo_ZNAsaiGQQz72qEurUjvAbWM

Narrative and Ideology: Back to the Future Slideshare codes and conventions

https://www.slideshare.net/RayDotRox/codes-conventions-28380262 

Media Production & Narrative and Ideology: Hidden codes in Media

Media Production: Stories we tell from ACMI -This shape-shifting documentary explores the nature of storytelling. Our 60-minute lecture focuses on narrative style and the way this unconventional documentary positions filmmaker, participants and audience. This informative video lecture can be watched in the classroom.
https://www.acmi.net.au/education/school-program-and-resources/recorded-lecture-stories-we-tell/

Media Production: Writing for the screen from ACMI, is for 7-10, but steps out the process. https://www.acmi.net.au/education/school-program-and-resources/workshop-writing-for-the-screen-victorian-challenge-enrichment-series/

Media Production: A nice outline of codes and conventions for media https://media.codes/media-codes-and-conventions-c03423c06aa8

Media Production: Film it resources aimed at years 7-10, but useful for media production processes and practices. https://www.acmi.net.au/education/film-it/

Agency and Control: The great hack, available on Netflix can be used to contexualise the location of the control with regards to the power of the audience. 

Agency and Control: Friendly Jordies

Friendly Jordies in ‘the Australian’ https://www.theaustralian.com.au/breaking-news/why-john-barilaro-wants-friendlyjordies-lawsuit-decided-by-judge/news-story/eb0f940f09a0e7edae9e335afb167002

The guardian on shanks https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2021/jul/23/john-barilaros-lawyers-brush-off-pork-barrelling-statement-in-friendlyjordies-defamation-case

in independant australia https://independentaustralia.net/politics/politics-display/friendlyjordies-v-john-call-me-pork-barilaro,15347

You Tube channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2-i3KuYoODXsM99Z3-Gm0A

Agency and Control: BBC Murdoch Documentary

This is a great documentary for looking at who owns the media

There is also a really good one on ABC iView, which is more accessible and by 4 corners, https://iview.abc.net.au/show/four-corners

Also an article from the Guardian about the News of the World close down
https://www.theguardian.com/media/2021/jul/10/news-of-the-world-10-years-since-phone-hacking-scandal-brought-down-tabloid

Media Pre Production: This website has some good tutorials on using Premier Pro https://helpx.adobe.com/au/premiere-pro/tutorials.html 
After Effects https://helpx.adobe.com/au/after-effects/view-all-tutorials.html
Audition https://helpx.adobe.com/au/support/audition.html
 

Media Pre Production: This website has some good story outline information https://www.studiobinder.com/blog/story-outline/  
 

Media Pre Production: Link to my short course development Short Film Development
 

Media Pre Production: Robert Mc Gee’s 7 step outline text about the problem with story, several areas would be useful around the Structure and setting and character https://archive.org/details/RobertMcKeeStorypdf/page/n11/mode/2up 

Exam Preparation:

Preparing for a media exam https://lessonbucket.com/vce-media/units-3-4/preparing-for-unit-3-media/

Brett Lamb exam reviews question 1 https://youtu.be/9cu09GFE1Dg

Brett Lamb exam reviews question 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IiW-ZjipXlw

Brett Lamb exam reviews question 3 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0EE_JGlnre4

Brett Lamb exam reviews question 4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5qOne7iNVRY

 

Learning designer, digital designer and educator with extensive experience teaching creative subjects. Qualifications include: MA Creative Media (Multimedia), Ba Arts (Fine Art), Cert IV Training and Assessment, Dip Training Design and Development, Dip Vocational Education and Training, currently studying an MA in Secondary Education.

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