Magazine planning process for A2 Presentation Transcript
MASTHEADI will place my masthead at the top of my magazine cover,however I will leave a space around 2cm at the very top ofthe magazine cover, so that I can put in a strap line. Thefont of my masthead will be 72pt, bold lettering; I will beusing the Gill Sans Ultra Bold lettering style. The colour ofmy masthead will be white. The masthead is not going tobe in a colour box, it will be over a background image butunder a main image. My masthead will look similar to theTotal Film masthead.Strap LineI will also include a strap line that will sit just above themasthead, on the very top of the magazine cover. The font Iwill use for the strap line will be different from the mastheadfont. The font I am going to use for the strap line is going to beImpact and the size will be 36pt. The colour of this text will beRed. The strap line is going to say ‘The number ONE crime filmof the year!’.
MAIN IMAGEThe main image of my magazine cover will be of themain characters in costume. The image is going tobe a mid shot and will be in the centre of themagazine and will obscure part of themasthead, but will be under the cover lines. Thecharacters in the main image will also use the gunprop in that is also seen in the trailer.BACKGROUND IMAGEThe background image of my magazine cover will beof an urban, red coloured brick wall. I will fade thebrick wall away slightly on Photoshop. Thebackground image will sit behind all the text andthe main image and will fill the magazine cover.ColourThe colours of the costume, will be coordinatingwith all of the colours on the magazine cover;masthead, background image, cover lines, strap line,main cover line etc. The colour scheme of themagazine will be White, Black, Red and Turquoise.
Main Cover LineMy main cover line will go across the middle my magazine cover andit will sit on top of the main image. The main cover line will be thename of the film. The colour and font of my main cover line will bedifferent from the masthead and the cover lines; the colour will beRed and the font will be Rockwell Extra Bold. The main cover line willoccupy the same amount of space on the magazine cover as themasthead. However, the size of the font for my main cover line willbe smaller than the masthead but much bigger than the other coverlines; 36pt.
Cover LinesMy cover lines will be a much smaller fontthan the masthead and main cover line;they will be 11pt and 14pt. The colour ofthe font is going to be a range of White,Red and Turquoise. I will be using quitebold lettering for the cover line headings;the lettering I will use is going to beImpact, the same as the strap line,however, the other font style will beLucida Grande, which is Sans Serif. Thecover lines will be giving the consumerinformation about what is in themagazine, such as information about themovie of which the main image and maincover line is promoting and otherinformation about other films and actors.The cover lines will sit above the mainand background images.
Barcode I will place my barcode at the bottom right hand corner of the magazine cover. The size of the barcode will not be too big, and it will be above the main image and the background image. Website The website for my magazine will be under the left corner of the masthead. The font of my website will be smaller than the cover lines; the font size for the website is going to be 10pt. The font that I will use for the website is again going to be Lucida Grande and the colour is going to be Turquoise.Date and PriceThe date of my magazine issue will be situated just under the right corner of themasthead. I will again be using the Lucida Grande font and the Turquoise color. Thefont size of the date will again be 10pt. The price will be in a extremely small font of 8ptand the color will be Red. The price will be situated beside the barcode.