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CCEA qualifications in Moving Image Arts (MIA) are available at GCSE and GCE. Moving Image Arts offers you the unique opportunity to attend film school in school. It features projects and portfolio work which will help you to develop and refine your skills as a filmmaker. Areas of study encompassing a variety of different film styles and movements will broaden your experience of audiovisual culture and help to inform, inspire and contextualise your own creative ideas.

Moving Image Arts is an ideal choice for students wishing to pursue a career in the creative industries. This unique subject develops critical and creative abilities in all of the key creative areas of film production, including writing, directing, editing, producing and production design. While all students’ creative work is grounded in film analysis from a range of disciplines and contexts, the subject also fosters and encourages independence, originality and experimentation.


Mrs. S. McAlinden


GCSE Moving Image Arts (*TO GO HERE)

Moving Image Arts subject description at GCSE level.


AS / A Level Moving Image Arts

Moving Image Arts subject description at AS / A Level.


This specification aims to help students:

  • develop a critical understanding of film language, narrative, representation and audience in both theory and practice;
  • investigate and research the work of others, demonstrating the ability to analyse and evaluate creative purpose;
  • acquire knowledge and understanding of moving image genres and contexts;
  • develop ideas through investigating and experimenting with film-making techniques and processes;
  • develop the ability to manage resources, processes and equipment at the different stages of moving image production;
    create their own complete moving image products;
  • develop creativity, teamwork, and problem-solving skills;
  • demonstrate enterprise and initiative in making their own films;
  • develop technical competence in using film-making techniques; and
  • evaluate the effectiveness of their own practice as film-makers.