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Welcome to the NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Creative Studies. You will be learning about and how to use a range of software and hardware in media sectors for jobs ranging from Games Designer, Audio Engineer and Web Editor to Production Assistant, Animator or even Production Manager.
In the 21st century with digital media moving so quickly it’s important to be multi-skilled. A thorough knowledge of hardware and software is essential across different platforms in...[ read full article ] »
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
- Magazine Cover Layout Plan.pdf
- Music Magazine Flat Plan.pdf
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:
- An Annotated (labelled) Research File - collecting evidence against a checklist - see below.
- Using PowerPoint or Prezi to make a short presentation, explaining the software...
Categories: A Level, WJEC A Level, WJEC AS, WJEC AS Media Studies, Film, Codes & Conventions, Film Analysis, Film Storyboarding, Science Fiction, Key Concepts, Genre, Media Language, Narrative, Production, Representation & Stereotyping, Hot Entries, Skills, Software, Textual Analysis, Video Camera Skills
- Storyboard Frame Sheet template.pdf
Brief - Film Genres
- A Pre Production Research and 36 shot Science Fiction Planning Storyboard - students can choose their own film genre (20 Marks)
- A Film Production - Filming and Editing an original short Science Fiction Film up to 3 minutes in length - students can choose their own film genre but it must link directly to the pre production storyboard (40 Marks)
- A Report - A report between 1200-1600 words reflecting...
Categories: Nationals, BTEC Nationals, BTEC Nationals Level 2, Level 2 Creative Media Production, Advertising, Key Concepts, Digital Graphics, Hot Entries, Magazines, Magazine Design, Online Magazines, New Media, Digital Media, Skills, Graphic Design, Software, InDesign, Photoshop, Web Design
- Magazine Double Page Spread Flat Plan.pdf
Digital publishing in its simplest form means you can read anything, pretty much anywhere. This unit teaches you the skills of creating work for digital publishing and ensures at the end of it you develop your own digital media product!
The learning outcomes (below) will be simplified into assignments that you will undertake as part of a live brief that represents typically what you would be...[ read full article ] »
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
- Magazine Double Page Spread Flat Plan.pdf
This is a practical, portfolio based unit where you produce work based on tasks that is graded:
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...[ read full article ] »
Categories: Certificates, WJEC Certificates, Key Concepts, Digital Graphics, Distribution, Media Language, Production, Hot Entries, Other Topics, Blogs, Posters, Print, Print Advertising, Production Zone, New Media Production, Skills, Key Tutorials, Mind Mapping, Mood Board, Script Writing, Software, Visualisation Diagrams
Welcome to the second Creative and Media unit (Unit 1 is an exam you take in March based on a Brief sent to your school/college in December).
This vocational course is designed for applied, creative learners who like to learn by doing – in this unit we are developing materials in response to a Brief (an outcome).
Some brilliant work has been developed in response to commissions and briefs in the creative and media sectors – this is your chance! See Brief...[ read full article ] »
Categories: Nationals, Cambridge Nationals, Cambridge Nationals Level 1/2, Level 1/2 Creative iMedia, Award J807, Certificate J817, Advertising, Marketing, Key Concepts, Digital Graphics, Hot Entries, Posters, Skills, Key Tutorials, Software, Photoshop
Welcome to the Cambridge Nationals Creative iMedia course – they are designed for 14-16 year olds to give you experience of what it is like to work in media industry sectors like Graphic Design.
This unit is based on a brief and asks you to create a “digital graphic that will be used to promote a film festival” – this means you will be designing an A3 Portrait Film Poster like the ones below that can also be uploaded to a website!
...[ read full article ] »
- Audacity Cross-Platform Sound Editor
Step 1 | Importing Sound or Music
Click on the Project tab and select Import Audio. Choose your selected sound effect or music track from the hard drive.
Note: Music or sounds from CDs should be uploaded onto the computer hard drive first, rather than importing from CD.
Audacity will then load the audio file into the project window.
Step 2 | Functions
The Selection Tool
This is the most useful icon and will...[ read full article ] »
Here are some apps that are used in and out of the Media Studies classroom. We’ve attempted to find links to the different operating systems to help identify if the version you need exists.
Close Up Film Language Glossary iOS
The Close-Up Film Language Glossary of the well-known German Educational Publishers Schöningh provides clear and concise definitions of essential film language terms used in basic and advanced film courses. Though geared for use in high school...[ read full article ] »
Software | Adobe Photoshop Workbook.doc
Software | Using Adobe Photoshop.doc
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.
Audacity An excellent and free audio editor and recorder.
Apple Logic Express
Sony Acid Pro
Categories: Other Topics, Production Zone, Audio Production, Digital Photography, Video Production, Web Production, Skills, Software, Animation, Pre 1908, 1908 - 1928, 1928 - 1945, 1945 - 1970, 1970 - 1990, 1990 to Present Day, DIY Animation, Animation Links
2D Animation Software
Adobe AfterEffects [PC & Mac]
License: Free Trial
Comments: Motion graphics and visual effects for film and media.
Animator-9 3.6 [PC]
Publisher: Key Technology
Comments: Make animated GIFs from your digital camera.
AniS 1.0 [PC]
Publisher: Tom Whittaker
Comments: Simple image manipulation for the web.
Bauhaus Mirage [PC]
Comments: Basic object manipulator for...