Film Studies Independent Learning Resources

(2017 specification)




Don’t hang around here…

 The exam board has many digital resources available for you to work through independently. Click here.


Offline independent Learning for the A-Level Course


There are several copies of this book in the cupboard in H4.

It gives an excellent overview of the subject in general.


Independent Learning linked directly to the Course Units

You should be issued with a booklet for each

study unit with samples of wider reading and revision advice.

Don’t have one? Ask your teacher.


The middle School library has a Film section, with texts on some of the key topics, including Blade Runner, Alfred Hitchcock and Pan’s Labyrinth.  There are also several books that have chapters on relevant films in them


Independent Learning beyond the A-Level Course

There are lots of back issues of Sight & Sound magazine

in H5, full of interviews and analytical articles on a

huge range of topics to do with cinema.



There are links galore on this website to find!

The useful links page


Unit specific pages

The Micro-analysis page


The Vertigo page

The Creative Project page


The Screen Writing page

The German Cinema page

The Soviet Cinema page

(Other pages under construction)



(Under construction)