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BTEC L2 Creative Media Production & BTEC L3 Creative Digital Media Production Workshops »

Rob Miller | Tuesday June 16, 2015

Categories: Nationals, BTEC Nationals, BTEC Nationals Level 2, Level 2 Creative Media Production, BTEC Nationals Level 3, Level 3 Creative Media Production, Firsts, BTEC Firsts, Production Zone, Audio Production, Digital Photography, Print Production, Video Production, Web Production, Teacher Zone, Admin, iTraining, Improve Your Teaching, iTraining Workshops, Procurement, Staffroom

Half or Full Day Creative Media Production Courses in Your School

Programme Details

Although we have workshops and revision sessions listed below, we would also be thrilled to offer you a more bespoke package. This can be based on year groups, classes or one-to-one student led or can be based on either exam / internal assessment, theory or practical work.

We are also keen to work with teachers and departments and can offer CPD for your subject specific needs.

Our...

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BTEC L3 Creative Media Production Unit 9 Understanding the Radio Industry »

Rob Miller | Wednesday November 05, 2014

Categories: Nationals, BTEC Nationals, BTEC Nationals Level 3, Level 3 Creative Media Production, Hot Entries, Production Zone, Audio Production, Radio, More on Radio

Learning Outcomes: Expanded/Mapped into Assignments

  1. Understand organisational structures and ownership in the UK radio industry – this learning outcome will be achieved through a 10 minute pitch presentation and report to a panel that want to ensure that you know about different types of commercial radio, what PSB is, other types of radio in the UK and the different funding models before they agree to commission your programme proposal. They also want you to explain how...
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BTEC L3 Creative Media Production Unit 6 Critical Approaches Games Industry »

Rob Miller | Thursday October 23, 2014

Categories: Nationals, BTEC Nationals, BTEC Nationals Level 3, Level 3 Creative Media Production, Games, Computer Games, Video Games, Hot Entries, Production Zone, New Media Production

Learning Outcomes Linked to Video Games

  1. Understand how media producers define audiences for their products (tutor led, small research projects – learning about audience segmentation/targeting and audience research as it relates to Video Games producers and audience).
  2. Understand how media producers create products for specific audiences (case studies on 1 independent Video Game and 1 mainstream Video Game).
  3. Understand how media audiences respond to media products (surveys,...
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Induction Resources & Activities »

Rob Miller | Monday September 30, 2013

Categories: GCSE, AQA GCSE, OCR GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, A Level, AQA A Level, AQA A2, AQA AS, OCR A Level, OCR A2, OCR AS, WJEC A Level, WJEC A2, WJEC A2 Media Studies, WJEC AS, WJEC AS Media Studies, Nationals, BTEC Nationals, BTEC Nationals Level 2, Level 2 Creative Media Production, BTEC Nationals Level 3, Level 3 Creative Media Production, Firsts, BTEC Firsts, Key Concepts, Introductory Resources, Intro to Media Audiences, Intro to Media Institutions, Intro to Media Languages, Intro to Media Representations, Audience, Genre, Ideology, Institutions, Media Language, Narrative, Representation & Stereotyping, Hot Entries, Starters & Teaching Ideas, Admin, iTraining, Improve Your Teaching, iTraining Workshops, Staffroom, Induction

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Welcome to MediaEdu’s Induction Resources and Activities – please find below a suggested approach introducing GCSE, AS and BTEC students to studying the Media. Schemes of Work and assessment deadlines are tight these days but there is always/should always be an Induction Week when the learners can grapple with the fundamentals of the subject.

What happens next?, media charades, hangman and decorating the classroom are tried and tested and still...

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New To Media Studies CPD »

Richard Gent | Wednesday June 19, 2013

Categories: KS3, GCSE, AQA GCSE, OCR GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Film Studies, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, A Level, AQA A Level, OCR A Level, WJEC A Level, Nationals, BTEC Nationals, BTEC Nationals Level 2, Level 2 Creative Media Production, BTEC Nationals Level 3, Level 3 Creative Media Production, Firsts, Hot Entries, Teacher Zone, Admin, iTraining, Improve Your Teaching, iTraining Workshops, Staffroom

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Our onsite courses are ideal for staff new to the subject, PGCE and NQTs or existing teachers with that familiar story we have heard many times before – ‘You teach English, can you introduce and run Media Studies in September?’….

Edusites offer half or full day courses that can take you though the fundamentals of the subject, tailored to your chosen exam board which we are also happy to advise on. You tell us what you need help with –...

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BTEC Level 3 Creative Media Production »

Rob Miller | Saturday June 01, 2013

Categories: Nationals, BTEC Nationals, BTEC Nationals Level 3, Level 3 Creative Media Production, Overviews

Unit Guides with Assignment Briefs

  • Advertisement Production for Television
  • Critical Approaches to Creative Media Products
  • Film Studies
  • Film and Video Editing Techniques
  • Marketing and Public Relations
  • Music Video Production
  • Speech Package Production
  • Television and Video Studies
  • Understanding the Television and Film Industries
  • Writing for Television and Video
  • BTEC L3 Creative Media Production Unit 6 Critical Approaches Games Industry

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BTEC Level 3 Creative Media Production: Unit Development Guide »

Richard Gent | Monday February 25, 2013

Categories: Nationals, BTEC Nationals, BTEC Nationals Level 3, Level 3 Creative Media Production, Hot Entries

The Unit Guide should primarily contain logical, linear Assignments reflecting the Learning Outcomes and Grading Criteria…

The Edexcel Specification Unit Introduction gives you an overview of how the unit maps onto existing industry practice and tells you what the unit links with, Delivery expands on approaches to provision. Ensure that before you write a Unit Guide you understand your department’s budget and the production resources at your disposal – you may want to...

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BTEC Level 3 Creative Media Production: Student Course Guide Exemplar »

Rob Miller | Monday February 25, 2013

Categories: Nationals, BTEC Nationals, BTEC Nationals Level 3, Level 3 Creative Media Production, Hot Entries

Introduction

Welcome to the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production. You will study video (Film and TV), audio (Radio) and Print (Newspapers / Magazines) based units – theory will be taught first at the start of the course followed by production and a breakdown of exactly what you are studying with each teacher will be on a mini scheme of work. The course is:

  • 2 Years Full-Time
  • Equivalent to three A Levels with 14 hrs per week study and an expected 6-8...
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BTEC Level 3 Creative Media Production: Writing for Television And Video »

Rob Miller | Monday February 25, 2013

Categories: Nationals, BTEC Nationals, BTEC Nationals Level 3, Level 3 Creative Media Production, Hot Entries, Television, Scriptwriting

General Information

At the heart of most successful television and video products lies a well-researched, effectively written and appropriately formatted script. The wide range of script requirements across television and video genres demand writers who are flexible and competent in effective written and verbal communication. This unit aims to introduce learners to both the skills involved in scriptwriting and the role of writers in the modern television and video production...

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BTEC Level 3 Creative Media Production: Understanding the Television and Film Industries »

Rob Miller | Monday February 25, 2013

Categories: Nationals, BTEC Nationals, BTEC Nationals Level 3, Level 3 Creative Media Production, Film, Film Industry, Hot Entries, Television, Television Industry

Assignment 1 & Learning Outcome 1: Know about Ownership and Funding in the Television and Film Industries

1. You are writing a report for Monday’s Media Guardian about one of the most successful multi-national Media Conglomerates in the world – the News Corporation. The Editor has limited your column space in the newspaper to half a page (500 Words) and must include one image. Comment on:

  • The Chairman and Chief Executive’s role
  • The different businesses they own across...
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BTEC Level 3 Creative Media Production: Television and Video Studies »

Rob Miller | Monday February 25, 2013

Categories: Nationals, BTEC Nationals, BTEC Nationals Level 3, Level 3 Creative Media Production, Hot Entries, Production Zone, Video Production, Television

Assignment 1 & Learning Outcome 1: Understand the structure of the Television and Video Industry in the UK.

This assignment is related to the following key industry areas of Television and Video in the UK:

  • Organisation & Ownership
  • Income Generation
  • Systems and Technologies
  • Regulation

Organisation and Income Generation

  1. Name a Public Service Broadcaster
  2. What is PSB? 200 Words
  3. What are the debates on whether PSB is relevant today? 100 Words
  4. Identify 3 Commercial Broadcasters....
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BTEC Level 3 Creative Media Production: Speech Package Production »

Rob Miller | Friday February 22, 2013

Categories: Nationals, BTEC Nationals, BTEC Nationals Level 3, Level 3 Creative Media Production, Hot Entries, News, Other Topics, Production Zone, Audio Production, Radio, Radio Podcasts, More on Radio, Podcasts, Podcasts for Students, Podcasts for Teachers

Assignment 1 & Learning Outcome 1: Be able to identify opportunities for producing speech based packages for factual and news radio programmes.

  1. List those radio stations which consist entirely of speech based programming.
  2. List 10 -15 radio stations that have music but some speech based programmes.
  3. List the types of radio speech packages and give an example. You must include: i. News and Current Affairs Programmes (live reports, news bulletins, interviews); ii. Features...
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BTEC Level 3 Creative Media Production: Music Video Production »

Rob Miller | Friday February 22, 2013

Categories: Nationals, BTEC Nationals, BTEC Nationals Level 3, Level 3 Creative Media Production, Hot Entries, Music, Music Video, Production Zone, Video Production

The Scenario

For this project you have to research and develop your ideas further and actually make a music video for a chosen new artist. The record label has said that in addition to the proposal and team file you have produced you also have to produce the following for them:

Assignment 1: What are Music Videos for? (Learning Outcome 1 - Understand the Purpose of Music Videos)

Because the record label are paying you a lot of money to produce the video they want you to put...

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BTEC Level 3 Creative Media Production: Marketing and Public Relations »

Rob Miller | Friday February 22, 2013

Categories: Nationals, BTEC Nationals, BTEC Nationals Level 3, Level 3 Creative Media Production, Advertising, Marketing, More on Advertising, Viral Advertising, Hot Entries

Introduction

The marketing and promotion of a commercial media product is an important stage in trying to ensure its success in reaching its target audience and being received by this audience in the desired way. Market research departments, companies and agencies employ a range of methods and techniques to try to find out what the consumers of media texts, and the products that many of them promote, think and feel about them.

This unit gives learners an opportunity to...

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BTEC Level 3 Creative Media Production: Film and Video Editing Techniques »

Rob Miller | Friday February 22, 2013

Categories: Nationals, BTEC Nationals, BTEC Nationals Level 3, Level 3 Creative Media Production, Hot Entries, Production Zone, Video Production, Skills, Video Camera Skills

A standard Hollywood film typically contains between 1000 and 2000 shots; an action film can typically contain upwards of 3000, this clearly indicates the importance of editing and the way in which it can be used to shape the audiences experience. This unit is designed to introduce you to the process of editing moving image material.

This is a practical unit but also one in which you will develop your understanding of production and post-production techniques. On completion...

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BTEC Level 3 Creative Media Production: Film Studies »

Rob Miller | Thursday February 21, 2013

Categories: Nationals, BTEC Nationals, BTEC Nationals Level 3, Level 3 Creative Media Production, Film, Hot Entries

Through following this unit learners will develop an understanding of a number of theoretical approaches to film and apply them to specific film texts. Students will study factors that influence the style and content of films, such as; the culture and politics of the country where they are produced; the finance that enables their production; the technology of film production; distribution and exhibition; and the nature and structure of the industry which produces them.

In...

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BTEC Level 3 Creative Media Production: Critical Approaches to Creative Media Products »

Rob Miller | Thursday February 21, 2013

Categories: Nationals, BTEC Nationals, BTEC Nationals Level 3, Level 3 Creative Media Production, Hot Entries

Assignment 1: Targeting and Defining Audiences

Deadline:

  1. Identify three different ways that media producers target audiences.
  2. Detail more fully each form of audience segmentation explaining how it works and what it is based on. 250 words
  3. With justification, which form of audience segmentation is the most sophisticated in targeting audiences and why? 100 words
  4. Choose three media texts only and identify their target audience using all three models with justification. 100 words...[ read full article ] »

BTEC Level 3 Creative Media Production: Advertisement Production for Television »

Rob Miller | Thursday February 21, 2013

Categories: Nationals, BTEC Nationals, BTEC Nationals Level 3, Level 3 Creative Media Production, Advertising, Marketing, More on Advertising, Viral Advertising, Hot Entries, Television

Introduction

Advertising is all around us and is integral to everyday life. It is one of the largest sectors of the media industry, adverts being presented in a wide range of media, such as television, film, radio, magazines, posters, billboards, the press, and the internet.

Of all of these, television advertising probably has the highest profile, some television advertisements being so effective and memorable that they become classics and part of the cultural background...

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BTEC Creative Media Production Workshops »

Rob Miller | Wednesday November 16, 2011

Categories: Nationals, BTEC Nationals, BTEC Nationals Level 2, Level 2 Creative Media Production, BTEC Nationals Level 3, Level 3 Creative Media Production, Firsts, BTEC Firsts, Hot Entries, Production Zone, Audio Production, Digital Photography, Print Production, Video Production, Web Production, Admin, iTraining, Improve Your Teaching, iTraining Workshops, Procurement, Staffroom

Half or Full Day Creative Media Production Courses in Your School

Programme Details

Although we have workshops and revision sessions listed below, we would also be thrilled to offer you a more bespoke package. This can be based on year groups, classes or one-to-one student led or can be based on either exam / internal assessment, theory or practical work.

We are also keen to work with teachers and departments and can offer CPD for your subject specific needs.

Our...

[ read full article ] »