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Media A2 Time

Plan
Zak Wattiez

Week One

9th September
• Decide Grouping
• Initial ideas
• Look at the technology we have available and
familiarise
• Create time plan
• Write up blog entry describing work completed so
far
Week Two

16th September

• Decide on definite genre


• Deconstructions of existing films
• Genre conventions
• Make decision on target audience
• Research media conventions
• Start to think about your target audience
• Type up and distribute Audience Research
Questionnaire
23rd September
Week Three

• Collect questionnaire results


• Create an evaluation and analysis of the
Questionnaire
• Make revisions to initial ideas from week one, and
produce final ideas – explaining decisions in
relations to the questionnaire, your knowledge of
media conventions and audience theory
• Plan the locations, scripting and camera angles,
using results from the Questionnaire
2nd October
Week Four

• Write up a detailed synopsis of your storyline


• Outline what scenes you are going to include in the
film trailer
• Start the storyboard
• Start the script
Week Five

9th October

• Complete the storyboard and script


• Take photos of the locations you are going to use
in your film trailer
• Who are your actors/actresses
• What camera angles are going to be used?
eek Six

October

• Who is your target audience?


• Start to think what age category the film trailer will
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Film Trailer Finished/Start Film


Poster
Week 13

25th November 2010

• Record your initial ideas for your film poster.


• Research and look at other existing film posters
– possibly take photos of film posters at your
local cinema.
• Do deconstructions of existing film posters (all
from your chosen genre).
• Research media conventions stereotyped with
your chosen genre – are any of these used in
your film poster deconstructions?
• Construct questions for your Audience Research
questionnaire.
• Type up and distribute your Audience Research
questionnaire.
• Collect questionnaire results (approximately 20
– 30).
• Analyse questionnaire results, question by
question, relation these results to your film
poster, audience theory and your
deconstructions from last week.
Week 14

2nd December 2010

• Make revisions to your initial ideas from week 1


if needed and produce a mind map of your final
ideas for your film poster – explaining decisions
in relation to the questionnaire, your knowledge
of media conventions and audience theory.
• Start to plan: poster layout, positioning of
actors/actresses, locations, and camera angles –
explaining decisions in relation to the
questionnaire, your knowledge of media
conventions and audience theory.
• Draw a few rough versions of your film poster
(do you have more than one idea for your
poster, different layouts, positioning of
actors/actresses, locations…).
• Choose your favourite version of your film
poster – explain why you have made this
decision.
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Week 15

December
• Include details of any camera practise/ software
practise that you have done in preparation for

9th
the real thing – what camera/software are you
using?
• Include details of any procedures you undergo
2011 before you begin the shooting process (time
schedule for actors/actress and yourself, does
weather affect shooting, mise en scene…).
• Start the shooting process.
• Keep a detailed record of your shooting process
– including an obstacles you have come across
and revisions that you have made.
• Finish the shooting process.
Week 16

16th December 2011

• Start editing your photos.


• Keep a detailed record of your editing process,
colours, effects and titles you have used -
explaining decisions in relation to the
questionnaire, your knowledge of media
conventions and audience theory.
• Add distribution/production companies, release
dates and titles to your film poster – explain why
you have made these decisions.
• Finish your editing process – film poster
completed.
• Compose an ‘audience feedback’ questionnaire.
• Show your film poster to a ‘real’ audience and
ask them to complete the ‘audience feedback’
questionnaire.
• Analyse questionnaire results, question by
question, relating them to the brief, media
conventions and your relative success or
otherwise.
Film Poster Finished - Start A Film
Magazine Front Cover Featuring The
Film
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Week 17

16th January 2011


• Research and look at other existing film
magazine front covers – possibly take photos of
film magazine front covers at your local
supermarkets.
• Do deconstructions of existing film magazine
front covers (all from your chosen genre).
• Record your initial ideas for your film magazine
front cover.
• Research media conventions stereotyped with
your chosen genre – are any of these used in
your film magazine front cover deconstructions?
• Construct questions for your Audience Research
questionnaire.
• Type up and distribute your Audience Research
questionnaire.
• Collect questionnaire results (approximately 20
– 30).
• Analyse questionnaire results, question by
question, relation these results to your film
magazine front cover, audience theory and your
deconstructions from last week.
Week 18

23rd January 2011

• Make revisions to your initial ideas from week 1


if needed and produce a mind map of your final
ideas for your film magazine front cover –
explaining decisions in relation to the
questionnaire, your knowledge of media
conventions, your target audience and audience
theory.
• Start to plan: magazine cover layout, positioning
of actors/actresses, locations, and camera
angles – explaining decisions in relation to the
questionnaire, your knowledge of media
conventions and audience theory.
• Draw a few rough versions of your film
magazine front cover (do you have more than
one idea for your poster, different layouts,
positioning of actors/actresses, locations…).
• Choose your favourite version of your film
magazine front cover – explain why you have
made this decision.
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Week 19

5th February
• Include details of any camera practise/ software
practise that you have done in preparation for

2011
the real thing – what camera/software are you
using?
• Include details of any procedures you undergo
before you begin the shooting process (time
schedule for actors/actress and yourself, does
weather affect shooting, mise en scene…).
• Start the shooting process.
• Keep a detailed record of your shooting process
– including an obstacles you have come across
and revisions that you have made.
• Finish the shooting process
• Think about film magazines that you would use
to distribute and advertise your film –
existing/created?
• Think about what other articles would be
presented on the front cover of a film magazine
– explain why you have made these decisions.
Week 20

12th February 2011

• Start editing your photos.


• Keep a detailed record of your editing process,
colours, effects and titles of other articles in the
magazine you have used - explaining decisions
in relation to the questionnaire, your knowledge
of media conventions, your target audience and
audience theory.
• Add your chosen magazine cover title and other
article headlines – explain why you have made
these decisions.
• Finish your editing process – film magazine front
cover completed.
• Compose an ‘audience feedback’ questionnaire.
• Show your film magazine front cover to a ‘real’
audience and ask them to complete the
‘audience feedback’ questionnaire.
• Analyse questionnaire results, question by
question, relating them to the brief, media
conventions and your relative success or
otherwise.
A Film Magazine Front Cover -
Featuring The Film Finished
Zak Wattiez

Week 21

18th February
• Plan your individual evaluation.
• You need to address these following questions:

2011
1. In what way does your media product
use, develop or challenge forms and
conventions of real media products?
2. How effective is the combination of
your main product and ancillary
texts?
3. What have you learned from your
audience feedback?
4. How did you use media technologies
in the construction and research,
planning and evaluation stages?
• Complete first and final drafts of your
evaluation.
• Check through your on going records and check
that everything has been included from this in
your production report.
• Go through coursework marking criteria to make
sure that you have covered everything that you
need to do to achieve your desired grade.
• By Friday put together a completed disk: with a
contents menu
• Hand in a completed advanced portfolio
Media Advanced Portfolio Complete