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Understanding Copyright »

David Smailes | Thursday September 24, 2009

Categories: Key Concepts, Institutions, Copyright, Understanding Media, Understanding Key Concepts, Understanding Key Topics

WHAT IS COPYRIGHT?

Copyright is literally a way of protecting the ‘right to copy’ something that someone else has created.

Copyright is an intellectual property right. It is a way of protecting the creative work – such as music, photographs or writing – from being pirated and used by someone else.

Throughout the world copyright exists. National laws cover different countries. Always check before using copyright material.

Whenever you use music in a production from...

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NCFE Level 1 Unit 1: Explore Interactive Media Products and Processes »

Rob Miller | Sunday August 02, 2015

Categories: Certificates, NCFE Certificates, NCFE Level 1, Key Concepts, Audience Consumption & Platforms, Digital Graphics, Institutions, Copyright, Hot Entries, Magazines, Magazine Design, Online Magazines, New Media, Digital Media, Skills, Graphic Design, Software, InDesign, Photoshop

Associated Resources

  • Magazine Cover Layout Plan.pdf
  • Music Magazine Flat Plan.pdf

Introduction

Welcome to the NCFE Level 1 Certificate in Interactive Media - to achieve this unit you will be developing a portfolio of work that includes 3 products, in response to a set Brief. The three pieces of work are:

  1. An Annotated (labelled) Research File - collecting evidence against a checklist - see below.
  2. Using PowerPoint or Prezi to make a short presentation, explaining the software...
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AS Media Institutions PPT »

Caroline Bagshaw | Friday August 17, 2012

Categories: A Level, AQA A Level, AQA AS, Key Concepts, Institutions, Intro to Institutions, Censorship & Regulation, Copyright, Ownership, Hot Entries

Associated Resources

  • AS Media Institutions.ppt

NB The key facts and figures in media institutions are constantly changing. This resource provides a framework you can use to introduce the concept of institutions but it will need updating on a regular basis. It will also need a suitable moving image clip adding (the original ppt used a clip from The Bourne Identity) for the group activity on slide six.




Textual Analysis Checklist »

Clare O'Carroll | Wednesday June 27, 2012

Categories: 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, Key Concepts, Audience, Genre, Ideology, Institutions, Intro to Institutions, Censorship & Regulation, Copyright, Ownership, Media Language, Narrative, Representation & Stereotyping, Hot Entries, Skills, Textual Analysis

All texts taught should include this checklist for textual analysis:

Download Link: Textual Analysis Checklist.doc

Selected Text [Enter Text] | Industry [Enter Industry]

Industry Issues

  • Production
  • Background / Context
  • Marketing Promotion
  • Regulation
  • Global Implications
  • Distribution / Exhibition

Audience / Users

  • Targeting
  • Positioning
  • Debates
  • Responses

Key Media Concepts

Genre

  • Conventions
  • Iconography
  • Signifiers

Narrative

  • Structure
  • Conventions
  • Key Codes

Representation

    ...
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Teaching Television Text & Industry Case Study »

Rob Miller | Thursday June 21, 2012

Categories: A Level, WJEC A Level, WJEC A2, WJEC A2 Media Studies, Advertising, Intro to Advertising, Marketing, More on Advertising, Viral Advertising, Key Concepts, Audience, Genre, Institutions, Intro to Institutions, Censorship & Regulation, Copyright, Ownership, Narrative, Representation & Stereotyping, Hot Entries, New Media, Convergence, Digital Media, Globalisation, Integration, Internet, New Technologies, Postmodernism, Synergy, Television, Intro to Television, Television Industry, Staffroom, Exemplar Materials

Television remains a popular industry at MS4 in that is encourages students and teachers to study contemporary texts as a result of availability and immediacy and use archives such as 4OD, BBC iPlayer and ITV Player. Good combinations include one American programme regularly broadcast on British television, one high production value, mainstream British text and one with a more selective, niche target audience – House, Britain’s Got Talent and Charlie Brooker’s Black...

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AS OCR Media Studies Audience and Institutions: Film Industry Revision Advice »

Richard Gent | Wednesday March 23, 2011

Categories: A Level, OCR A Level, OCR AS, Film, Film Industry, Key Concepts, Audience, Institutions, Intro to Institutions, Censorship & Regulation, Copyright, Hot Entries

Associated Resources

  • https://media.edusites.co.uk/index.php/article/as-ocr-media-studies-audience-and-institutions-film-production-film-industr/
  • https://media.edusites.co.uk/index.php/article/as-ocr-media-studies-audience-and-institutions-film-industry-revision-ppt/

Key Principles

1. Have you got contrasting films you can use as case studies e.g. big budget Hollywood v low budget British indie which allow full range of issues to be discussed?

2. Have you got contemporary...

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AS OCR Media Studies Audience and Institutions: Film Industry Revision PPT »

Nicole Ponsford | Wednesday March 23, 2011

Categories: A Level, OCR A Level, OCR AS, Film, Film Industry, Key Concepts, Audience, Institutions, Intro to Institutions, Censorship & Regulation, Copyright, Hot Entries

Associated Resources

  • https://media.edusites.co.uk/index.php/article/as-ocr-media-studies-audience-and-institutions-film-production-film-industr/
  • https://media.edusites.co.uk/index.php/article/as-ocr-media-studies-audience-and-institutions-film-industry-revision-advic/

AS OCR A&I - Film Industry Revision.ppt




AS OCR Media Studies Audience and Institutions: Film Production & Film Industry Revision Tasks »

Nicole Ponsford | Wednesday March 23, 2011

Categories: A Level, OCR A Level, OCR AS, Film, Film Industry, Key Concepts, Audience, Institutions, Intro to Institutions, Censorship & Regulation, Copyright, Hot Entries

Associated Resources

  • https://media.edusites.co.uk/index.php/article/as-ocr-media-studies-audience-and-institutions-film-industry-revision-advic/
  • https://media.edusites.co.uk/index.php/article/as-ocr-media-studies-audience-and-institutions-film-industry-revision-ppt/

TOP TIP: Consider the issues for the studios and audiences at every stage.

When writing the exam essay - you should look for modern examples in the industry and be able to write a paragraph about:

  • the processes...
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Copyright & Photographs »

Jeremy Orlebar | Friday November 05, 2010

Categories: Key Concepts, Institutions, Copyright

People are often concerned about using photographs in publications, videos or websites that they have not taken themselves. This article should help with the complex copyright issues.

The basic rule for anyone taking photographs now is that the photographer owns the copyright of the photograph.

Photographic images are a valuable resource for TV programme makers, and website designers. The legitimate use of photographs can be fraught with difficulties trying to discover the...

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Copyright Quiz »

Phoebe Prentice-Terry | Friday August 28, 2009

Categories: Key Concepts, Institutions, Copyright, Other Topics, Quizzes, Media Studies Quizzes, Skills

  1. Open Copyright Quiz
  2. Click on the back button to return to MediaEdu when you’ve finished using the quiz.



Copyright & Licensing Links »

Richard Gent | Friday May 29, 2009

Categories: Key Concepts, Institutions, Copyright, Media Language, Other Topics, Production Zone, Audio Production, Digital Photography, Print Production, Video Production, Web Production, Skills, Referencing

Creative Archive Pilot

Creative Commons Licence

Intellectual Property Office on Copyright

Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 (as amended)

FACT Federation Against Copyright Theft




Copyright and You. How Copyright Issues Can Affect Your Media Coursework. »

David Smailes | Thursday April 09, 2009

Categories: Key Concepts, Institutions, Copyright, Media Language, Magazines, Music Press, Music, Music Video, Other Topics, Television, Pop Music on TV

If your Media Studies production is an audio visual piece then it will most likely involve the use of some music.  This might be in the background of an advert, to make a film trailer more exciting, or as the focus of a music video.

What you need to remember is that even though it’s incredibly easy to download music and sound effects from the Internet, it’s not always a good idea to use those files in your media production.

In this article, I’ll give you the information you...

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