Ancillary Task Poster

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Ancillary Task Poster

  1. 1. Ancillary Task<br />Film Poster<br />
  2. 2. Guidelines<br />Due November 27th- Only 2 weeks!<br />Worth 10 marks (from a project total 100)<br />1 Poster per group needed<br />
  3. 3. Format<br />The poster should act as an extension of your teaser trailer<br />This means that all people & places featured on the poster should be from the trailer (but not necessarily in the same poses or scenarios)<br />There are some posters that are a little more artistic, but again this should only be done if it fits with your film<br />Must be evident that you adhere to the regulations of film posters<br />
  4. 4. Mark Scheme- Level 4<br />Using IT appropriately for the task set<br />Showing understanding of conventions of layout and page design<br />Showing awareness of the need for variety in fonts and text size<br />Accurate use of language and register<br />Appropriately integrating illustration and text<br />Framing a shot, including and excluding elements as appropriate<br />Using a variety of shot distances as appropriate<br />Shooting material appropriate for the task set<br />Selecting mise-en-scene including colour, figure, lighting, objects and setting<br />Manipulating photographs as appropriate to the context for presentation, including within text, within particular IT programmes, cropping and resizing<br />
  5. 5. Example- Teaser Poster (Inappropriate)<br />
  6. 6. Example- Theatrical Poster<br />
  7. 7. Instructions For Today<br />Design the poster with pencil and paper first, using film influences as a starting point.<br />Tomorrow we will discuss blog requirements and Photoshop aspects.<br />
  8. 8. Blog Expectations (1)<br />Your blog must continue to track the progress of your production when designing and constructing your poster and magazine front cover.<br />You will be expected to cover the following areas with relation to your poster:<br />
  9. 9. Blog Expectations (2)<br /><ul><li>Influences: can look at posters of teaser trailers but also posters that you find especially unique in terms of design
  10. 10. Confirm your target audience and how they will be targeted by your poster. This should also include your selling point (i.e. genre, star)
  11. 11. Scans of your initial designs with some contextual information
  12. 12. Potentially interesting progress reports/rough ‘draft’ copies with some contextual information
  13. 13. Your finished poster
  14. 14. (Evaluation will be done with the other parts of the coursework)</li></li></ul><li>Poster sizes<br />United Kingdom<br />Quad, size 30 inches by 40 inches (762x1020mm), landscape format <br />Double crown, size 20 inches by 30 inches (508x762mm), portrait format <br />One-sheet, size 27 inches by 40 inches (686x1020mm), portrait format <br />Three sheet, size 40 inches by 81 inches (1020x2060mm), portrait format <br />
  15. 15. Poster Terminology<br />Tag line: Catchy, short phrases used by marketers to advertise and sell a movie<br />Credits: Names of cast & crew at the bottom of many movie posters<br />Title: Title of the film- usually in big lettering<br />Release Date: when the film will be released<br />(Star Credits: Often above or just below the title in bigger font)<br />

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