Group work is not permitted.
Short films and screenplays for short films must be undertaken by learners as individuals and all materials must be assessed individually. However, for the short film or the digitally photographed storyboard to accompany a screenplay for a short film a learner may make use of other students and others as long as the outcome can be assessed as the work of an individual learner.
For example, others in a group could be used as actors, or to operate sound equipment, or lighting equipment. The learner must, however, have creative control, as director, and create the final edit of the filmed production or take and edit the photos for the digital storyboard and write the screenplay. The contributions of others must be recorded on the non-examined assessment (NEA) cover sheet: