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Units 3&4

Lesson plans, teaching ideas and resources for Units 3&4 VCE Media.

Units 3&4 Outline

Units 3&4 Outline

VCE Media Units 3&4 are an opportunity for students to refine their media production skills and develop…

Preparing for Unit 3 Media

Preparing for Unit 3 Media

Congratulations. VCE Media is an outstanding choice. You’re going to be challenged both intellectually and creatively. Although…

Unit 3 Extension Activities

Unit 3 Extension Activities

Succeeding in VCE Media requires making a consistent effort throughout the year to develop your understanding of key…

Narrative

Acting

Acting

Acting makes a significant contribution to the storytelling in narrative film. While we often remember performances like…

Camera Techniques

Camera Techniques

Camera techniques are one of the most fundamental parts of cinematic narratives. Before you start writing about…

Editing

Editing

In the study of narrative, editing refer to the way sound and images are assembled to tell…

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Media Influence

Communication Theories

Communication Theories

Communication theories are ways of conceptualising the relationship between the mass media and audiences. Since the early…

Media Regulation

Media Regulation

There are a number of reasons why we believe it is necessary to regulate the media. •…

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Production

Intention and audience

Intention and audience

Now that the planning for your school assessed task is underway, you need to start thinking about…

Investigation and concept

Investigation and concept

Settling on an idea for your production can sometimes be the most difficult stage. Don’t sit around…

Production Design Plan

Production Design Plan

The production design plan is a blueprint for the media production that you complete in Units 3&4…

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Media Texts and Society's Values

Gender in 1962 America

Gender in 1962 America

Examining representations from America in 1962 – including a range of advertisements and episodes of television sitcoms…

Gender in 1980s America

Gender in 1980s America

The General Social Survey, an ongoing survey conducted by the National Opinion Research Centre at the University…

Guns in American Society

Guns in American Society

America’s discourse on guns stretches back to the American War of Independence and the drafting of the…

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VCE Media Exam

Media Influence

Media Influence

Media influence is a challenging area to prepare for. You need to understand a range of communication…

Narrative

Narrative

Before you begin revising for the Narrative section on the VCE Media exam, you need to familiarise…

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Top Screen

A Dream within a Dream

A Dream within a Dream

A haunting and atmospheric film which visualises Edgar Allan Poe’s A Dream within a Dream. The film features…

Ball Art

Ball Art

Ball Art, which explores the manufacture of cricket balls, is a great example of motion typography. Shot…

Cartoon Cookies

Cartoon Cookies

Cartoon Cookies is a completely adorable stop motion animation which combines quirky illustrations with real objects and shows…

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