Unit Award Scheme


In successfully completing this unit, the Learner will have

Evidence needed

demonstrated the ability to

1participate in a discussion with the tutor as to the format of a documentarySummary sheet
2discuss a proposed documentary theme with the tutor and research it using primary and secondary sources Summary sheet and/or student completed work
3create and complete log sheets for at least three interviews, with permission slips or model releasesStudent completed work
4take instruction on how to use a digital video camera, tripod and microphoneSummary sheet
5create a timed schedule plan and work to the planStudent completed work and/or summary sheet
6set up and frame the necessary camera shots, taking account of the lighting, background and microphoneSummary sheet
7transfer footage from the camera and microphone to a computerSummary sheet
8review the video clips and make at least one editorial decision to ensure the final documentary fits together well and has a clear narrative structureSummary sheet
9carry out basic editing, eg splicing, deleting unwanted footage, adding sound and any titles or wordingSummary sheet
10work effectively with othersSummary sheet
11complete a documentary videoStudent completed work

shown knowledge of

12the meaning of and need for narrative structure when producing a short documentary filmSummary sheet
13the importance of correct camera angles, framing, lighting and sound while shooting a filmSummary sheet
14the importance of personal presentation visually and vocally and the use of well scripted specialist vocabularySummary sheet
15how to transition between sliced video footage and make sound transitions.Summary sheet

All outcomes recorded on an AQA Summary Sheet

Approved 15 September 2021Level - Level Two