Information & Software Technology – Year 10 (Stage 5)


Digital Media Assessment Task – Term Three, 2011
Friday the 23rd of September
Newcastle Grammar School

Weighting 15%
Outcomes Assessed:

At the end of this topic a student should be able to:
5.2.1 Describe and apply problem-solving processes when creating solutions.
5.2.2 Design, produce and evaluate appropriate solutions to a range of challenging problems.
5.2.3 Critically analyse decision-making processes in a range of information and software solutions.
5.3.1 A student justifies responsible practice and ethical use of information and software technology.
5.3.2 Acquire and manipulate data and information in an ethical manner.
5.5.1 Apply collaborative work practices to complete tasks.








The Task

Your task this term is twofold. Number one is to demonstrate your creative ability to produce a film about an emotion(s). Number two is to create your digital signature by publishing a blog.

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Joy


THE FILM


The Film is to demonstrate you practical skill in using video editing software by portraying an emotion or emotions. The emotions that you portray must be obvious and reward will be given for creativity in how you demonstrate this. The film is to invoke the emotion. It will also be:
  • Approximate Run Time: 5 Minutes
  • Professional
  • Effects
  • Target Audience
  • Visuals
  • Originality
  • Effort
  • Clearly Portrays Emotions

THE BLOG


The Blog is a journey of how you have created your film. It is an extension of your feelings regarding the film and what you are portraying. The use of several different media appropriate to the emotion and an explanation of the media is required. Your Blog will be a journey of how you arrived at completing this assessment task. It will contain your thoughts, feelings and emotions on the who, what, where and when. It is not a log book rather a sharing of ideas. The use of different media is important so that your journey is realised visually. You will still be required to create an evaluation but it will be posted online. The Blog must:
  • Portray a professional approach to your education
  • Provide media related to the assessment
  • Is constantly updated
  • Invokes an emotion
  • Provides an insight into your film
  • Doesn’t offend anyone


Task
No.
Task Details
Location
of task
Tick &
date when
completed
Teacher
Comments
Mark
1
The Blog
Wikispaces

  • Portray a professional approach to education
  • Provide media related to the assessment
  • Is constantly updated
  • Invokes an emotion
  • Provides an insight into your film
  • Doesn’t offend anyone
  • Deeply portrays your emotions
  • Reflective approach to creating a film
/40
2
Evaluate
Constructive Criticism this terms learning, the assessment and your performance
Wikispaces

(10 marks) 10 points based on your film and this assessment (constructive criticism)





/10
Task
No.
Task Details
Location
of task
Tick &
date when
completed
Teacher
Comments
Mark
3
Approximate Run Time
N/A



(5 marks) Keeping your film around 5 minutes
/5
4
Professional
DVD




A professional approach to film making is required. The film invokes the emotions you are portraying by the use of these effects. Nothing is offensive in the film a pixilation is minimised.

/10
5
Film Effects
DVD



  • Timing (Images and sound match)
  • Video Effects
  • Video Clips
  • Transitions
  • Relevance
  • Flow
The film invokes the emotions you are portraying by the use of these effects.
/10
6
Target Audience The use of text to display a message on the screen.
DVD

Your film is aimed at a target audience. The film invokes the emotions you are portraying by the use of this effect.
/5
7
Visual The use of images/text to display a message on the screen.
DVD

Effects added to the graphics/text
Inputting images/text at the right moments
Relevant images/text inputted
The film invokes the emotions you are portraying by the use of these effects.
/5
Task
No.
Task Details
Location
of task
Tick &
date when
completed
Teacher
Comments
Mark
11
Originality The use of sounds to display a message on the screen.
DVD

An original film portraying an emotion or emotions
/5
12
Clearly Portrays the Emotions The effective use of a theme throughout the entire film clip. Each component ties in with its counterparts. The overall look is effective in delivering the theme.
DVD

A judgement based on overall look and feel of the film. The film invokes the emotions you are portraying.


/10

Please hand up these sheets at the back of your portfolio.


Feedback
Total Marks











/100



Love:




Anger: (WARNING: CONTAINS EXPLICIT LYRICS!!!!!!)



Frustration:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kXYiU_JCYtU&playnext=1&list=PL2861A954766EBFFE

Pure Happiness:



Sadness:



Joy from winning:








Humour:



Fear: