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1. Introduction

This help page will assist you with Assessment 1.

*IMPORTANT* Always read ALL the assessment information in your course website and outline to understand exactly what you need to do.

2. Assessment 1 - 3 Academic References

Academic References

For this assessment you have been asked to use 3 Academic References and they MUST be only the following 3 ereadings (you will also find links to these on your course page).

1. Speidel’s ‘Film form and narration’ (you need only draw on the mise-en-scene section of this reading, pp. 87-93);
2. Bordwell, Thompson and Smith’s ‘The shot: mise-en-scene’;
3. Gibbs’s ‘The elements of mise-en-scene’.

3. Assessment 1 - Essay writing and Critical thinking

This short video (video length: 2 min 26 sec) goes through the process of writing an essay.

4. Further Assignment Help

The Student Engagement Unit has created a suite of resources called Study Help that can help you understand different assignment types.

There is also a Writing your assignment page that can also assist you with interpreting your topic and planning your search


Take a look at:

Studiosity offers assistance with academic writing, referencing, maths, business studies and more. Use the online chat or submit work for feedback.

6. Library Help

Referencing support

Other referencing support tools:

What do you do with all those references you have found?

Use bibliographic management software to store, organise and cite your references. The Library supports the bibliographic management tool EndNote. There are also many free systems available.