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Creative iMedia

OCR Cambridge Nationals Creative iMedia

This is a two year vocational course for students that wish to see a more creative side to the IT industry. During the course students will learn the fundamental planning tools of the creative industries such as visualisation, mind maps, scripting and storyboarding. The course involves a great deal of written work as students’ research and discuss various areas of the creative industries from digital graphics and carton strips too creating game concepts and multimedia websites.

Year 10

Autumn 1
• Understand the purpose and content of pre-production
• Understand the purpose and properties of digital graphics

Autumn 2
• Understand the purpose and content of pre-production
• Be able to plan pre-production
• Be able to plan the creation of a digital graphic

Spring 1
• Be able to plan pre-production
• Be able to produce pre-production documents
• Be able to create a digital graphic(Photoshop skills building)

Spring 2
• Be able to review pre-production
• Begin coursework for Creating digital graphics

Summer 1
• Understand the purpose and properties of digital graphics(report)
• Plan a digital graphic for a science fiction novel

Summer 2
• External exam part of the overall qualification
• Course work create a digital graphic for a science fiction novel
• Course work review a digital graphic

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