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NCFE Level 2 Unit 1: Originate Ideas in Response to an Interactive Media Design Brief »

Rob Miller | Monday August 03, 2015

Categories: Certificates, NCFE Certificates, NCFE Level 2, Advertising, Key Concepts, Audience Consumption & Platforms, Digital Graphics, Media Language, Production, Hot Entries, New Media, Digital Media, Internet, Social Networking, Production Zone, New Media Production, Web Production, Skills, Graphic Design, Software, Web Design

Introduction

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...

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BTEC Level 2 Unit 3: Digital Moving Image Production »

Rob Miller | Wednesday June 17, 2015

Categories: Nationals, BTEC Nationals, BTEC Nationals Level 2, Level 2 Creative Media Production, Hot Entries, Production Zone, Audio Production, New Media Production, Video Production, Web Production

Introduction

This BTEC portfolio assessed unit asks you to do three things:

  1. Understand the key features used in three types of Digital Moving Image Production – fictional, factual and promotional. Our suggestion is that you complete this part as a PowerPoint or Prezi audio-visual report that links to video clips and has screenshots to illustrate.
  2. Understand the technical construction of one Digital Moving Image Production: Our suggestion is you complete this part as a...
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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 Level 2 Unit 2: Planning and Pitching a Digital Media Product »

Rob Miller | Thursday June 11, 2015

Categories: Nationals, BTEC Nationals, BTEC Nationals Level 2, Level 2 Creative Media Production, Advertising, Marketing, TV Advertising, Hot Entries, New Media, Digital Media, Internet, Social Networking, We Media, Production Zone, New Media Production, Video Production, Web Production, Introductory Resources, Intro to Media Languages

Introduction

This BTEC portfolio assessed unit allows you to develop your creativity and is all about communicating your ideas for a new digital media product to an audience.

Use this guide in conjunction with a lesson plan on Edusites Media that your teachers may also use. It’s always interesting to see how both students and teachers approach tasks from each side of the fence!

You only need to develop ideas, and plan the production of a digital media product from one...

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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 - Web Based Production »

Rob Miller | Saturday November 02, 2013

Categories: GCSE, AQA GCSE, Hot Entries, New Media, Digital Media, Internet, New Technologies, Production Zone, New Media Production, Web Production, Website Analysis, Social Networking Analysis, Web Pages

For this brief students will be producing, individually four pages of a website (including the home page) for a new music artist. If working as part of a group, no more than two students are permitted to produce four pages each. For this production topic, it is recommended the students work individually.

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

Structure

  • Individual Planning & Research: LOW, LIMITED SUPERVISION (15 Marks)
  • ...
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Web Design Coursework »

Caroline Bagshaw | Monday March 04, 2013

Categories: A Level, AQA A Level, AQA AS, Hot Entries, Production Zone, Web Production, Skills, Web Design, Staffroom

Web design is a production option on some specs for coursework. It can be an attractive choice for students and, as with all production, needs careful planning, guidance and monitoring. As a relatively new production assignment it is essential that students are clear about how to approach the work in order to give them the best chance of securing a high mark by accessing the higher levels of the mark scheme. Given that there are several boards and specs that include web...

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Regional Newspapers | AQA MEST2 Creating Media »

Jeremy Orlebar | Thursday December 01, 2011

Categories: A Level, AQA A Level, AQA AS, Advertising, More on Advertising, Hot Entries, New Media, Digital Media, New Technologies, News, More on News, Regional News, Production Zone, Web Production

Associated Resources

MEST2 Coursework Overview 2011-12.ppt

All teacher-assessed marks to be returned to AQA by 10 January 2012 or 15 May 2012

Link: AQA MEST2 Briefs

Brief Two | Regional Newspapers

A regional newspaper is about to run a month long campaign promoting local sports. The newspaper has an online presence and is keen to use its website as a focus for information, as well as featuring a range of sports related features in its print product to broaden the reach of...

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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.




Web Design Guide for Google Sites »

| Wednesday November 11, 2009

Categories: Other Topics, Production Zone, Web Production, Digital Media, Internet, New Technologies

Click on the hyperlink to begin creating a website using Google Sites:

http://sites.google.com/?pli=1

You will need to create a google mail account (if you do not already have one).

Give the Site an appropriate name –  the site URL will be generated from the Site name you give it.

To keep the Google Site secure – select the option Only people I specify can view this site

Then type the given code into the box and click on Create site.

The site is now created...

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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




Web Design Tutorials »

Richard Gent | Thursday October 29, 2009

Categories: Production Zone, Digital Photography, Web Production

  • Dreamweaver HTML Pages for MAC.dmg
  • Dreamweaver Templates for MAC.dmg
  • Dreamweaver Hyperlinks, Rollovers and Multimedia for MAC.dmg
  • Dreamweaver HTML Pages for PC.zip
  • Dreamweaver Templates for PC.zip
  • Dreamweaver Hyperlinks, Rollovers and Multimedia for PC.zip
  • Dreamweaver Tutorial by Video-Tutes.com
  • iWeb Tutorial



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.




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.




Moving Image Footage Links »

Richard Gent | Friday May 29, 2009

Categories: Film, Other Topics, Moving Images, Production Zone, Digital Photography, Video Production, Web Production

Alluc.org Free films, series, ads - in fact, all you can see!

Newsfilm Online is planned to be one of the most exciting resources to be offered to Higher and Further Education in the UK. 3,000 hours of television news and cinema newsreels, taken from the huge collection of the ITN/Reuters archive, is to be made available online in high quality format for teaching, learning and research. Newsfilm Online will be a gateway of unmatched richness to nearly one hundred years of...

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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’




Horror Genre Links »

Richard Gent | Friday May 29, 2009

Categories: Key Concepts, Genre, Other Topics, Production Zone, Video Production, Web Production

A History of Horror Films Some obscure sub-genres covered

Horror Film History An outstanding guide to the horror film genre across the decades by Karina Wilson

Horror Movie Trailers on eSplatter

Horror The Movie Contains most of the horror conventions in a condensed format.




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.




Film-making Links »

Richard Gent | Friday May 29, 2009

Categories: Film, Other Topics, Moving Images, Production Zone, Audio Production, Video Production, Web Production

BBC Film Makers’ Guide

Behind the Camera

BFI on Shot Types - a pdf handout

Convivial.com on Video Production

Apple Education - Digital Content Creation

First Light Movies Want to make your first movie? Check this site out for practical advice + competitions you can enter.

Knowledgehound.com on Video Production

Top Ten Video tips - O’Reilly Media

The Guardian Guide to Making Video

Make your own movie with Moving Voices

Raindance Film Festival.org on Video Production...[ read full article ] »


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




Animation Links »

Steve Cavalier | Wednesday April 29, 2009

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]
Publisher: Adobe
License: Free Trial
Comments: Motion graphics and visual effects for film and media.

Animator-9 3.6 [PC]
Publisher: Key Technology
License: Free
Comments: Make animated GIFs from your digital camera.

AniS 1.0 [PC]
Publisher: Tom Whittaker
License: Free
Comments: Simple image manipulation for the web.

Bauhaus Mirage [PC]

Jumpwel [PC]
Publisher: Phildes
License: Free
Comments: Basic object manipulator for...

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