A2: Q1a and 1b essay structure and exemplars

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http://www.ocr.org.uk/Images/179236-example-candidate-answers-from-june-2013.pdf

 

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A2 Q1a and 1b exam questions

Before your exam you need to tackle an exam question for each of the topics for Q1a and 1b. Here are the questions:

Q1a – Research and planning/creativity

Describe how you developed research and planning skills for media production and evaluate how these skills contributed to creative decision making. Refer to a range of examples in your answer to show how these skills developed over time (25 marks)

Q1a – Digital technology/creativity

Describe how you developed your skills in the use of digital technology for media production and evaluate how these skills contributed to creative decision making. Refer to a range of examples in your answer to show how these skills developed over time (25 marks)

Q1a – Conventions

Explain how your understanding of the conventions of existing media media influenced the way you created your own media products. Refer to a range of examples in your answer to show how these skills developed over time (25 marks)

Q1a – Post production/creativity

Describe a range of creative decisions you made in post production and how these decisions made a difference to final outcomes.   Refer to a range of examples in your answer to show how these skills developed over time (25 marks)

Q1a – Creativity

Describe how you have used creativity to develop your skills as a media practitioner. Refer to a range of examples in your answer to show how these skills developed over time (25 marks)

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Q1b – Representation 

Analyse media representation in one of your media productions (25 marks)

Q1b – Genre

Analyse  one of your media productions in relation to genre (25 marks)

Q1b – Language

Explain how meaning is constructed by the use of media language in one of your coursework productions (25 marks)

Q1b – Narrative

Analyse  one of your media productions in relation to narrative (25 marks)

Q1b – Audience

Analyse  one of your media productions in relation to audience (25 marks)