Course ID: (Fall)163454 (Spring)163464
Open to grades: 11 - 12
UC/CSU eligibility: This course is approved for “F” VAPA credit Prerequisites:
Grade of B or better in Media Production or instructor approval.
Note: Year Long Course
This is the Media Program of Study course concentrator and part of the Media Program of Study. This International Baccalaureate Group 6 Film course will enable students to explore film history, theory, and genre in a variety of cultures in order to achieve an international understanding within the world of film and TV. Students will learn and apply film terms, analyze sequences and whole films, write screenplays, and produce trailers and short films. Students will work with and master high level production equipment. As the course encapsulates all aspects of a Bachelor of Arts program in film studies, this is an excellent choice for a student interested in communications, media and TV studies, and film studies. The major activities will include creating a documentary script, giving a presentation about a film history or film theory topic, and making a short film. There are personal materials costs including SD cards and USB Drives. This course does not include external IB examinations in May; however it does require a film to be submitted for evaluation. More information can be found at www.GraniteBayMedia.org. International Baccalaureate courses are open to any Granite Bay High School applicable IB exam and registration fees apply. ALL students enrolled in IB courses are required to complete the entire course and submit three IB Film Assessments in March and April.