Sight and Sound
Sight and sound is a British magazine which is published by the British
The magazine was first published in 1932
This magazine focuses on independent films rather than mainstream
This magazine features - cast and crews, reviews and critics etc.
The target audience for this magazine would be age 15-44 who are
interested in independent films and aimed at male more than female.
The masthead on the magazine has a orange background with black
and white front. The background makes the masthead stand out to the
audience. The tagline at the bottom of the magazine says “The
international Film Magazine” This indicates that this magazine
features film from all over the world. The masthead is Bleeding with
image this shows that this is a well known magazine.
The main Image in the magazine is of Robert Pattinson Wearing
sunglasses seated at the back of the car. The image has been placed in
the centre this shows the importance that he has in the film. The
costume of this character looks formal and smart, this shows that this
film could be about business. The lighting on the image shows one side
of the face dark and the other light. This emphasises that this character
has a mysterious side of him.
The Title of the film is bold and big this shows that this
magazine will be based on this film. At the top of title it
features the main character of the film and the director
who made the film. This will attract the fans who like the
actor and the director. b
The magazine references other films this shows that this magazine is
trying to attract a wider audience. The magazine also references films
that are similar to the main film. implies that the magazine is trying to
target people who like this type of genre. The magazine follows the same
colour scheme. This indicates that they want to keep the magazine in the
same style of the genre.
In the magazine it displays the barcode and the publisher which is BFI. It
has the same colour scheme as the masthead. The price of the magazine
is £3.95, this shows that this magazine is targeted to a higher class.
The magazine uses buzz world like
Plus, this captures the audience
attention and make them want to buy
the magazine. Also they feature other
content in the magazine so the
audience buy the magazine.
Contexts Of the Website
• Articles on films
• Twitter feeds
• Magazine option