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WJEC Level 1/2 Creative & Media Unit 3o: Skills Development in Print Media Production »

Rob Miller | Saturday July 25, 2015

Categories: Certificates, WJEC Certificates, Key Concepts, Digital Graphics, Audience, Hot Entries, Magazines, Magazine Design, Posters, Poster Design, Print, Print Advertising, Print Media Production, Production Zone, Print Production, Skills, Graphic Design, Mood Board, Software, InDesign, Photoshop

Associated Resources

  • Magazine Double Page Spread Flat Plan.pdf

Introduction

This is a practical, portfolio based unit where you produce work based on tasks that is graded:

  • Pass
  • Merit
  • Distinction

Print Media Production links to the Graphic Design industry sector - some Graphic Designers have an Art background, some do not but visual and creative skills are important.

You may be the type of Graphic Designer who drafts everything on a computer, which means good IT skills...

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BTEC Level 2 Unit 1: Digital Media Sectors and Audiences »

Rob Miller | Tuesday June 16, 2015

Categories: Nationals, BTEC Nationals, BTEC Nationals Level 2, Level 2 Creative Media Production, Advertising, Marketing, Key Concepts, Introductory Resources, Intro to Media Audiences, Intro to Media Institutions, Intro to Media Languages, Intro to Media Representations, Audience, Media Language, Hot Entries, New Media, Internet, Social Networking, Defining Social Networks, New Technologies, Production Zone, Audio Production, Digital Photography, New Media Production, Print Production, Video Production, Web Production

Introduction

The BTEC First is a great qualification that will prepare you for the world of work or further study.

You will learn how to use software and hardware that is used in digital media industries – by photographers, editors, sound recordists, web designers and games designers.

Have a look at the following 10 steps to success in Creative Digital Media Production.

But first – you need to understand about the digital media industry and audiences – every media...

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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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WJEC GCSE Unit 2 CA: Creating for the Media: Investigating and Producing »

Rob Miller | Tuesday September 16, 2014

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, Hot Entries, Magazines, Music Press, Music Press Production, Music, Music Promotion, The Press, Production Zone, Print Production

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This is an additional Unit 2 brief - full details can be found on MediaEdu’s WJEC GCSE Media Studies controlled assessment admin and process resource.

Students need to produce three pieces of work from at least three media. ‘Media’ is interpreted as film, television, animated film, radio, magazines, music videos, websites, computer games, newspapers and advertising – not platforms.

  • Two Textual Investigations on two media (one must be print...
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WJEC GCSE Media Studies Unit 2 CA: Creating for the Media »

Rob Miller | Sunday August 31, 2014

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, Hot Entries, Production Zone, Print Production, Video Production

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Students need to produce three pieces of work from at least three media. ‘Media’ is interpreted as FILM, TELEVISION, ANIMATED FILM, RADIO, MAGAZINES, MUSIC VIDEOS, WEBSITES, COMPUTER GAMES, NEWSPAPERS and ADVERTISING – not platforms.

  • Two Textual Investigations on two media (one must be print based) - 20%
  • One Media Production – Research, Planning, Production, Evaluation - 40%

THE TEXTUAL INVESTIGATIONS MUST NOT BE BASED ON THE PRODUCTION...

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WJEC AS Media Studies MS2: Media Production Processes »

Rob Miller | Wednesday January 22, 2014

Categories: A Level, WJEC A Level, WJEC AS, WJEC AS Media Studies, Production Zone, Print Production

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MS2 is the coursework element of AS Media Studies and is worth 50% of the qualification. The three linked components of the unit are:

  • Pre Production (Research and Planning): 20 Marks
  • Production (developed out of the Pre Production): 40 Marks
  • Report (1200-1600 words): 40 Marks

Unlike MS3, MS2 is more a ‘teacher led unit’ (Barbara Connell) but also requiring students to develop independent skills of research, planning production and evaluation....

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OCR GCSE Media Studies B324 Production Portfolio: Print Brief »

Rob Miller | Thursday November 21, 2013

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Advertising, Marketing, More on Advertising, Hot Entries, Magazines, Production Zone, Audio Production, Digital Photography, New Media Production, Print Production, Video Production, Web Production

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Controlled Assessment (30% of GCSE): Print Brief (Print Advertising)

B324 is the more creative, production based Controlled Assessment as part of the OCR GCSE Media Studies course – if taught over two years it is recommended that the pupils start B324 in year 11 allowing for 10 weeks minimum (dependent on weekly contact time) to complete the project which comprises 30% of the qualification (see example Year 2 Mini SOW below). OCR recommends 25-30...

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AQA GCSE Media Studies Assignment 3 - Newspaper Production »

Rob Miller | Saturday November 02, 2013

Categories: GCSE, AQA GCSE, Hot Entries, News, Newspapers, Popular Press, Production Zone, Print Production

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To go with AQA GCSE Media Studies Assignment 3 Practical Production Evaluation Guide

For this brief students will be producing four pages of a new local or new national newspaper. If working as part of a group, no more than two students are permitted to produce four pages each.

Key Concepts = Media Language, Institution, Audience and Representation.

Structure

  • Individual Planning & Research: LOW, LIMITED SUPERVISION (15 Marks)
  • Construction:...
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AQA GCSE Media Studies Assignment 2 Cross Media Study Analytical Task: Advertising and Marketing »

Rob Miller | Thursday January 17, 2013

Categories: GCSE, AQA GCSE, Advertising, Intro to Advertising, Marketing, More on Advertising, Viral Advertising, Key Concepts, Institutions, Representation & Stereotyping, Hot Entries, Production Zone, Print Production, Video Production, Television, Storyboarding

Compare two advertisements for the same brand across two media platforms focussing on Representation and Institution.

Please be guided by the sub headings below. This analysis and explanation should be between 1000-1200 words in total.

Below is stimulus material to show you the type of adverts that you can use in this assignment – you cannot use these as your work, you must choose your own adverts across two media platforms.

Television Advert Adidas Trainers (plus brand...

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AQA GCSE Media Studies Assignment 3 Practical Production Evaluation Guide »

Rob Miller | Wednesday January 09, 2013

Categories: GCSE, AQA GCSE, Hot Entries, News, Popular Press, Production Zone, Print Production

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You must produce a 700-800 word Evaluation which should reflect upon the process of the production from the aims right through to the 4 Newspaper Page production.

Structure your Evaluation using the sub headings for each section below and include in each section an image of your production e.g. one of the newspaper pages (as a smaller image) in draft form or the final page or part of the final page. You need to do this to illustrate and explain to...

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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...

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WJEC GCSE Media Studies Music: Industry Websites & Magazines Overview »

Rob Miller | Tuesday April 05, 2011

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, Hot Entries, Music, British Pop Music, Fan Websites, Music Distribution, Music Promotion, Music Video, The Press, Production Zone, Print Production, Video Production

This page should provide you with an index to the information we have on Edusites Media which relates directly to the 2012 WJEC GCSE Media Studies External Assessment on Music: Industry Websites & Magazines.

This page also contains external links to support materials on the WJEC site.

Scheme

  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Unit 1 Scheme of Work: Music | Industry Websites | Magazines

Guide

  • Understanding The Music Industry & Music Industry Websites

Case Studies

  • Music Industry Fan...
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Design: A Grid-based Approach »

Richard Gent | Monday January 17, 2011

Categories: Magazines, Intro to Magazines, Music, Fan Websites, New Media, Digital Media, New Technologies, Production Zone, Print Production, Web Production

Find out more about the grid-based approach to design by clicking on the link below:

http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2007/04/14/designing-with-grid-based-approach/

Shared with MediaEdu by Elayne Senn.




Tutorial Websites »

Richard Gent | Thursday October 29, 2009

Categories: Production Zone, Audio Production, Digital Photography, Print Production, Video Production, Web Production

Lynda.com Tutorials - Subscription Site

Video-Tutes.com Tutorials




Storyboarding Tutorials »

Richard Gent | Thursday October 29, 2009

Categories: Production Zone, Digital Photography, Print Production, Video Production, Skills, Storyboarding

Understanding Storyboarding on Mediaedu




Image Editing Tutorials »

Richard Gent | Thursday October 29, 2009

Categories: Production Zone, Digital Photography, Print Production

Photoshop Tutorial by Video-Tutes.com

Fireworks Tutorial by Video-Tutes.com

Producing Printed Image Texts on Mediaedu




BBC Training & Development Tutorials »

Richard Gent | Thursday October 29, 2009

Categories: Production Zone, Audio Production, Digital Photography, Print Production, Video Production

BBC Training & Development - Free Online Courses




Producing Printed Image Texts »

Jeremy Orlebar | Tuesday June 30, 2009

Categories: Production Zone, Print Production

Genre

The print material usually relates to the study in an earlier module of genres such as Advertising, Magazines or British newspapers. The print course work should be in the same genres such as journalism/newspapers/magazines or advertising copy and images. Three pages are the minimum required. There is no harm in doing an extra page, and a cover page for a magazine. A very small percentage of your final product can be ‘found’ material.

Exam Alert. It is best to only...

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Media Studies Tutorial Links »

Richard Gent | Friday May 29, 2009

Categories: Production Zone, Audio Production, Digital Photography, Print Production, Video Production, Web Production, Skills, Key Tutorials, Software

Retouching Photoshop Tutorial on Basic Model Retouching

Teach-ict.com An excellent source of advice for those wishing to brush up on their computing skills.




Storyboarding Links »

Richard Gent | Friday May 29, 2009

Categories: Production Zone, Print Production, Video Production, Skills, Storyboarding

Berkeley Uni on Storyboarding

Fashionerfilms Storyboarding Example for a Movie

Hawaii Uni on Creating a Storyboard for Video Production

Simple Storyboarding and Examples

Thirteen Ed Online - Making Movie Storyboards

Videomaker - From Shot Lists to Storyboards

VTK Productions - How to Draw Storyboards

Wikipedia on Storyboards




Scriptwriting Links »

Richard Gent | Friday May 29, 2009

Categories: Production Zone, Audio Production, Digital Photography, Print Production, Video Production, Web Production, Skills, Scriptwriting

BBC Writers’ Room Script Examples

Script Smart The Script Smart tool is a set of Microsoft Word templates for writers to format their scripts using industry-recognised layouts. Script Smart was created by the BBC.




Poster Links »

Richard Gent | Friday May 29, 2009

Categories: Other Topics, Posters, Production Zone, Print Production

Posterwire.com Posters past and present…




Magazine Circulation Links »

Richard Gent | Friday May 29, 2009

Categories: Key Concepts, Institutions, Magazines, More on Magazines, Other Topics, Production Zone, Print Production

ABC.org.uk

This site provides consumer magazine data such as circulation figures, price, genre sales, etc.

Natmags.co.uk Monthly Circulation Figures Pick a magazine title and get info on brand positioning/ values, core buyer, ratecards, etc.




Logos & Branding Links »

Richard Gent | Friday May 29, 2009

Categories: Advertising, Other Topics, Production Zone, Digital Photography, Print Production, Video Production, Web Production

Logocities.org Logo Cities is an ongoing research/creation project addressing signage, branding and lettering in public space, with a particular focus on the city of Montréal.

Museum of Brands, Packaging & Advertising

 




Journalism Links »

Richard Gent | Friday May 29, 2009

Categories: Production Zone, Audio Production, Digital Photography, Print Production, Video Production, Web Production, Skills

Online Journalism Review

Poynter Online ‘Everything you need to be a better journalist’




Iconic Image Links »

Richard Gent | Friday May 29, 2009

Categories: Production Zone, Digital Photography, Print Production

Photography @ Temple University

David Bailey Photography

Dorothea Lange - Migrant Mother

Ferenc Ecseki Photography

Getty Images

Google Image Search Find online images using Google’s dedicated image search engine

Iconic Photo See iconic architectural photography

Mario Testino Photography

Monroe Gallery of Photography

Philippe Halsman Portrait Exhibition

The Art Institute of Chicago

Top Ten Most Iconic Photographs Blog

World Press Photo - See the whole picture. Iconic...

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Typography & Font Links »

Richard Gent | Friday May 29, 2009

Categories: Advertising, Key Concepts, Media Language, Magazines, Other Topics, Production Zone, Digital Photography, Print Production, Video Production, Web Production

Dafont.com

Flamingtext.com An excellent place to find some sophisticated and unique fonts to help you create impressive artefacts.




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




Censorship & Regulation Links »

Richard Gent | Friday May 29, 2009

Categories: Key Concepts, Institutions, Censorship & Regulation, Media Language, Other Topics, Production Zone, Audio Production, Digital Photography, Print Production, Video Production, Web Production

BBFC.org.uk Find out about film certification and censorship using this site.

SBBFC.org.uk Students’ British Board of Film Classification This site is aimed at media and film studies students and teachers covering the topics of Media Regulation and Censorship in the UK. The site was designed and is maintained by the British Board of Film Classification.

TMAP.org.uk Teenage Magazine Arbitration Panel The Teenage Magazine Arbitration Panel (TMAP) is the magazine industry’s...

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Newspaper Links »

Jeremy Orlebar | Tuesday May 05, 2009

Categories: News, More on News, Popular Press, Other Topics, Production Zone, Print Production, Web Production

British Newspaper Links

Newspaper Marketing Agency Ad campaigns and image archives

Newspaper Templates for Production Coursework

Sunday Newspaper Links

The Wapping Years & The Sun by The Guardian