Production Schedule

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    Magazine Practical Assignment: Foundation Portfolio 2014/15

    AS Media Studies
  • Research / case studies of real music magazines (Planning)

    PART A
    - Textual analysis.

    - Conventions of page layout
    - Language used PART B - Audience and institution.
    - Secondary audience research
    - Who publishes the magazine?
  • Preliminary Task: LSC magazine (Planning) FRONT COVER

    Front cover as the first lsc magazine post
  • Preliminary Task: LSC magazine (Planning) CONTENTS PAGE

    Contents page second LSC magazine plan post.
  • Audience research - main task (Planning / Evaluation)

    Gather audience comments and feedback on your music magazine
  • Magazine newsstand task / distribution of magazines (Planning)

    Research other magazine distribution methods
  • Drafting and finalizing house styles, drafts and layouts (Planning)

    Write a short proposal for your magazine
    - Who is your publisher? Why?
    - Who are your audience?

    - Produce house style sheets for your music magazine
  • Photography (Construction)

    For studio work you may use the college DSLR camera and you must book this and the photography studio (A1) in advance Produce a photography call sheet
  • ROUGH DRAFT Desk top publishing and editing your music magazine (Construction)

    The front cover, contents page and DPS needs to be complete
  • Final Product - Desk top publishing and editing your music magazine (Construction)

    The front cover, contents page and DPS needs to be complete and uploaded to your website by 30th November 2014. You should use PhotoShop for the front cover and InDesign for the contents page and DPS. Do the contents page first, using your flat plan. This will inform the coverlines for the front cover, and the numbering of the DPS.
  • Planning the Evaluation (Evaluation)

    This element is important and is worth 20% of the coursework grade. The evaluation needs to address the following questions:
    • In what ways does your media product use, develop or challenge forms and conventions of real media products?
    • How does your media product represent particular social groups?
    • What kind of media institution might distribute your media product and why?
    • Who would be the audience for your media product?
    • How did you attract/address your audience?
    • What have you le
  • Creating the Evaluation (Evaluation)

    You will be marked according to how appropriate your chosen technologies are to the presentation of your answer, and how creative / interactive you are, as well as the content of your answers.
    The evaluation answers need to be uploaded to your blog by Friday 16th January 2015.