Year 12: Essay 1 Preparation :)

*Sorry for the confusion over the cover work. For homework can you just answer the questions below, don’t worry about the essay yet*

 

 So the aim of the homework is to prepare yourself for answering the essay below. Please complete the activities:

  1. Make sure that your notes from the two lessons we have spent on this are in order. You should have notes on the following areas (here is the PowerPoint: l1_disney_institution):
  • Definition of a media conglomerate
  • Definition of an independent film institution
  • A list of some of the institutions Disney own
  • Definitions of vertical and horizontal integration
  • Examples of vertical and horizontal integration within Disney
  • An overview of how 6 companies dominate the film industry

2. Read the article and highlight any points that will help you answer the question: l1_how-disney-magic-and-the-corporate-media-shape-youth-identity-in-the-digital-age

3. What trends are apparent this decade and what does this mean for film institutions?

http://www.filmsite.org/2010sintro.html

4. Why is The Walt Disney Company criticized?

https://prezi.com/vb_b5phhrmse/film-making-under-media-conglomerate/

5. How is the British industry faring?

5-_key_problems_in_the_british_film_industry

 

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