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Writing About Film

Writing About Film

There are a number of different approaches to writing about film. Here are a few to get you started.

Word Banks

Pupils often find it challenging to translate their, often sophisticated, understanding about what they are seeing into words. It takes time to develop a full vocabulary that allows you to articulate subtle and complex ideas. Helping the class to develop a word bank related to specific film and moving image elements such as design, movement and sounds can empower them with the confidence to talk about film in a more developed way.

Use this Word Bank to get you started.

Film Reviews

Use our guides to writing Film Reviews for all levels of learners, from BGE to Seniors.

Critical Essays

Use our guides to writing Critical Essays about film and moving image texts. There are ideas for all levels of learners, from BGE to Seniors.