Essay Planning Resource

Writing a Film Essay (Part 1): Planning Resource



This downloadable resource will help you with formulating an academically informed and well-structured film essay.


How will this Essay Planning Resource help you?

Writing a film essay is difficult at the best of times. So, if you are a student looking to make the process of essay planning a little easier, this resource will help you on your way. It is designed for film students required to closely analyse films according to a specific question set by the tutor/lecturer. This downloadable two-page essay planning resource will therefore help you with formulating an academically informed and well-structured film essay.

By using this resource as a guideline, you will be able to:


  • determine exactly what the question asks of you
  • isolate key stylistic elements contained in a film as it applies to a question
  • assess which sequences are best suited to answering the question
  • summarise key secondary resources such as journal articles and book chapters, which help substantiate your own argument
  • succinctly determine your own stance towards the analysed film and the overall question

EXTRA:Everyone who purchases this item will also receive an additional PDF document with a fully worked-out case study using this resource. The PDF document functions as an additional resource for developing your own original essay. You can also read and listen to a step-by-step case study to guide you through using this resource effectively. Access it for free by clicking on the sample image below:

Writing a Film Essay_Planning Sample

Essay Planning Resource

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Important Additional Information

Using this essay planning resource will not automatically result in a high grade or mark at your institution/organisation. That obviously depends on the quality of your writing itself. However, it will add to your ability to organise your thoughts and formulate a rounded argument.

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