A2 Media StudiesAdvanced PortfolioProduction DiaryPROGRESS UPDATE PLAN FOR NEXT MONTH / WEEK(Including PossibleContingency Plans If Problems Anticipated)September 2012(Detailed Monthly Summary)At the start of this course we havebeen introduced to the coursetopic and software that we will be using. The software that wewere introduced to was adobe premiere. After getting used to thesoftware we were matched up into groups, so that we then coulddecide on whether we wanted to do a newspaper, music video orshort film. My group choose to do a music video. This is the monthwe began to construct our ancillary products.My plan for next month will to be continue working onancillary one and two and have finished researching forthese tasks.October 2012(Detailed Monthly Summary)In October we continued to construct our ancillary tasks. By thismonth I had completed ancillary one and nearly finished ancillarytwo. This month I also looked into postmodern theories. By theend of the month I had completed both ancillary products andbegan researching information for my main piece.Next month I will be focusing on my main piececontinuing to research and plan so that I can eventuallycreate a successful music video. In terms of postmoderntheories next month I will be looking at audience andnarrative theories. This will link into my music video taskthrough analysing how audiences perceive media textssuch as a music video or poster.November 2012(Detailed Monthly Summary)Whilst in the November month we have continued to research andplan for my main piece. My research consisted of me looking atthree music videos and analysing them using the main microaspects, ideologies and technical codes. We each choose differentartists to analyse for example I have chosen to analyse TaylorSwift. These are pop artists which are useful to analyses as wehave decided to base our music video on the genre pop. We havealso started looking into the audience and narrative theories.As we reach December we should have finished ourresearch so will concentrate on planning for my mainpiece. One planning has been completed we shouldthen be starting to construct our main piece. Aquestionnaire should also be created in this month.December 2012(Detailed Monthly Summary)In this month I continued to work on my planning for my mainproduct for the first week but of the rest of the month I focused onplanning and constructing my music video. I have started creating astoryboard to which I wanted my music video to look like andbegan brainstorming my initial ideas on the mind genius software.This month we also started to look at media language inThe next month will consist of me collecting myquestionnaire results and analysing how I can ensure mymusic video links into this.
A2 Media StudiesAdvanced PortfolioProduction Diarypreparation for section A of the exam.Mon W/B 07/01/13(Detailed Weekly Summary)I have collected the results for my questionnaire and analysed theresults so that I know what to include in my music video. I asked anumber of people to fill out my questionnaire however most wereof a teenager/young adult’s opinion. This is useful as my musicvideo will be based around this target audience.In this week I amcontinuing to fill in my storyboard.Finish brainstorming my ideas and complete mystoryboard.Mon W/B 14/01/13(Detailed Weekly Summary)This week I have finished brainstorming my initial ideas however Ihave not yet finished creating my storyboard.Next week I will aim to finish my storyboard so that I canstart filming as soon as possible.Mon W/B 21/01/13(Detailed Weekly Summary)I have now finished creating my storyboard adding the ideas I gotfrom my questionnaire into it.Next week I will begin writing the script for my musicvideo.Mon W/B 28/01/13(Detailed Weekly Summary)I have started working on my script. Next week I will continue working on my script.Mon W/B 04/02/13(Detailed Weekly Summary)I am still continuing to work on my script; I am trying to ensure Ihave included all stereotypical conventions of a music video.I want to have completed my script by next week andarrange with my group when we should start filming.Mon W/B 11/02/13(Detailed Weekly Summary)I have now completed my storyboard and I am happy with how wehave created it. I have now arranged to start filming with the othermembers of my group and will begin filming following theguidelines of my script and storyboard.Next week I will begin shooting footage for my musicvideo following my storyboard.Mon W/B 18/02/13(Detailed Weekly Summary)I have started filming footage for my music video. Next week I will upload the footage that I have shotonto adobe premiere. I also aim to go out and shootmore footage.Mon W/B 25/02/13(Detailed Weekly Summary)I have again gone out this week and shot more footage for mymusic video. I also placed the footage I have shot previously ontoadobe premiere so that I can begin to edit it next week.I plan to edit the footage using adobe premiere andthen work out if any more footage is needed.Mon W/B 04/03/13(Detailed Weekly Summary)This week I have placed all the remaining footage that I have shotonto adobe whilst starting to edit. The editing of my footage mademe realise I do not need to film anymore footage.I will continue editing my music video next week so thatit is complete to an appropriate standard.
A2 Media StudiesAdvanced PortfolioProduction DiaryMon W/B 11/03/13(Detailed Weekly Summary)This week I have finished editing my music video. As I havecompleted this earlier than thought I then created a focus groupon Facebook that allowed me to collect feedback ready for myevaluation.Next week I will analyse my focus groups response andrevisit my ancillary’s to make sure they are appropriate.Mon W/B 18/03/13(Detailed Weekly Summary)This week I have analysed my focus groups and have made somechanges to my ancillaries.Next week I aim to complete two of my evaluationquestions, one will be a word document with the othera prezi.Mon W/B 01/04/13(Detailed Weekly Summary)This week I have been able to finish two evaluation questions. Thisincluded a work document and a prezi. I completed these andplaced them onto my blog.Next week I will aim to finish off my other twoevaluation questions and place them onto my blog. Ialso aim to create a final draft of my music video andplace it on to YouTube.Mon W/B 08/04/13(Detailed Weekly Summary)I have placed my final draft onto YouTube and have now begunconstructing my evaluation essays.Next week I aim to finish my evaluation questionscompletely and check if there needs anything doing onmy blog.Mon W/B 15/04/13(Detailed Weekly Summary)I have found to have some trouble with sound cloud whilstevaluating my work so have chosen to leave the last twoevaluation questions as word documents. I have uploaded mywork to the blog and have now completed my assignment.