Farrand On Film

Farrand On Film

By Adam Farrand
A weekly podcast hosted by Film Studies teacher Adam Farrand, taking you through all the content you need to revise/teach GCSE Film Studies as well as sharing his own views on cinema with some very special guests.
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Required Learning: Key Developments Timeline
Welcome back to the podcast and the latest instalment in the 'Required Learning' series were I go through the Key Developments Timeline that is need to successfully answer Question Four on Paper One! Credit to the Eduqas produced materials for the information shared in this episode.
04:48
July 13, 2020
Franchise: American Pie
The final part of our Teen Film thread of episodes - Sam and I discuss the highs and lows of the American Pie franchise in a chat that is significantly shorter than our MCU episodes!
31:25
July 6, 2020
Commentaries: Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Welcome back to the podcast and part two of our Ferris Bueller’s Day Off coverage. This is the full film commentary for Ferris where I'll share some key sequence analysis and other tidbits to support your re-watch/revision of the film. Credit to the Eduqas produced materials for some of the information shared in this episode.
1:40:32
July 1, 2020
Required Learning: Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Welcome back to the podcast and the first epsiode of our Ferris Bueller’s Day Off coverage. Here you'll find all the contexts and other bits of learning needed to succesfully answer both Questions Two & Three on Paper One! Credit to the Eduqas produced materials for some of the information shared in this episode.
07:02
June 26, 2020
Bonus: Never Be Done - The Richard Glen Lett Story
Yet another special bonus episode in which I interview Director Roy Tighe and 'subject' Richard Glen Lett about the new documentary Never Be Done - The Richard Glen Lett Story which is available now across all major streaming platforms.
1:05:55
June 22, 2020
Auteur: John Hughes (With James King)
Welcome to our Auteur episode all about the films of writer/director John Hughes. For this episode, I was joined by BBC Radio 2 film critic James King. Enjoy!
1:05:40
June 16, 2020
Commentaries: Rebel Without A Cause
Welcome back to the podcast and part two of our Rebel Without A Cause coverage. This is the full film commentary for Rebel where I'll share some key sequence analysis and other tidbits to support your re-watch/revision of the film. Credit to the Eduqas produced materials for some of the information shared in this episode.
1:53:15
June 8, 2020
Required Learning: Rebel Without A Cause
Welcome back to the podcast and the first epsiode of our Rebel Without A Cause coverage. Here you'll find all the contexts and other bits of learning needed to succesfully answer both Questions One & Three on Paper One! Credit to the Eduqas produced materials for some of the information shared in this episode.
07:57
June 3, 2020
Genre: Teen Film
Hello again! This is the second of our Genre specials focussing on the Teen Film genre, getting us ready for the upcoming coverage of Rebel Without A Cause & Ferris Bueller's Day Off.
08:47
May 27, 2020
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe - Part Two
The first episode of the Franchise series, this is Part Two of my chat with Sam Manouchehri about the Marvel Cinematic Universe. We discuss the high points, low points and everything in between of all the films from Phase 3. Go back and listen to Part One if you've not done so already!!
1:35:34
May 20, 2020
Franchise: Marvel Cinematic Universe - Part One
The first episode of the Franchise series, this is Part One of my chat with Sam Manouchehri about the Marvel Cinematic Universe. We discuss the high points, low points and everything in between. Stay tuned for Part Two next week!
1:37:07
May 13, 2020
Auteur: Christopher Nolan
Today we're looking at the films and style of Christopher Nolan as I share my opinions and memories of his filmography and look ahead to a very special episode next week....
41:51
May 6, 2020
Genre: Horror
This is the first Genre focus episode in which I'll be discussing the conventions of the Horror Genre, what makes them so popular and some recommendations for further viewing into the genre. Thanks for listening!
10:26
April 28, 2020
Bonus: Home Viewing Recommendations
I share my picks/recommendations for Films to watch on Amazon Prime, Netflix and Disney+ to get you through isolation, social distancing and generally passing the time in the current situation!
36:00
April 22, 2020
Commentaries: Whiplash
Part two of our Whiplash coverage. A full film commentary sharing details on film form, specialist writing and contexts. Enjoy! Credit to the Eduqas produced materials for some of the information shared in this episode.
1:48:20
April 15, 2020
Required Learning: Whiplash
Part one of our coverage of Whiplash - the American Independent film required for Paper One, Question Five of the Film Studies GCSE. This episode contains all the contexts and specialist writing while tomorrow's episode will be a commentary of the film with accompanying analysis and exam preparation. Credit to the Eduqas produced materials for some of the information shared in this episode.
11:45
April 14, 2020
Bonus: Cinema In Isolation
This episode takes a look at the current state of the film industry following the government issued advice on social distancing, isolation and other related safety measures. Which films have been delayed? Which productions have been suspended? What are the long term effects going to be?
11:00
April 8, 2020
Bonus: An Update
The update to my students in the midst of online/distance learning during the COVID-19 pandemic that sparked the idea to create an educational film podcast.
02:41
March 28, 2020