The WJEC Eduqas specification in GCSE Film Studies is designed to draw on learners' enthusiasm for film and introduce them to a wide variety of cinematic experiences through films which have been important in the development of film and film technology.

This course is new in September 2021.

The Film Studies GCSE comprises of three components:  

Component 1

Section A: US film comparative study

  • one stepped question on the first of the chosen pair of films (produced between 1930 and 1960)
  • one stepped question on the second of the chosen pair of films (produced between 1961 and 1990)
  • one question requiring a comparison of the chosen pair of films

Section B: Key developments in film and film technology

  • one multi-part question on developments in film and film technology

Section C: US independent film

  • one question on one US independent film

35%

1 hour 30

Component 2

Section A: one stepped question on one global English language film

Section B: one stepped question on one global non-English language film

Section C: one stepped question on one contemporary UK film

35%

1 hour 30m

Component 3

Production – students will write an extract from a screenplay.

30%

 

Contact: Mrs. D Dolman

Further information: https://www.eduqas.co.uk/qualifications/film-studies-gcse/#tab_overview