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Magazine production brief

  1. 1. Magazine Production Brief MS2: Media Production Processes
  2. 2. PRINT PRODUCTION BRIEF:• (individual project)• To create a new British Magazine…• Music• Fashion• Lifestyle• Hand drawn sketches of all pages- pre- production
  3. 3. Production• Two different versions of your cover• Contents page• Double page – feature article• 4 + images across all pages
  4. 4. Print Brief• INVOLVES:• Photography – studio and location professional photo shoots• Graphic Design and Desk Top Publishing• Journalism – writing your feature article
  5. 5. House Style• The biggest thing the examiners are looking for is the consistent HOUSE STYLE of your magazine.• This is where the magazine has a typical look/ aestheticmade up from…• Layout• Colour scheme• Use of fonts etc… across all pages• This provides a familiar product for the audience and encourages reader loyalty (they will buy it every month/week/fortnight.)
  6. 6. by your teacer
  7. 7. Photography Shoots• The biggest mistake students make is not getting their photo shoot done early enough!• Sorting and organising props, costumes, makeup and models.• Booking the studio – you will need at least 2 lessons (1 ½ hours) for your shoot. Take about 50 photos!• Use the lighting!
  8. 8. Theme• Magazines/photographers will often use a theme or idea to base the photo shoots around• Changes of costume and makeup are typical• Props can be very effective!
  9. 9. The artist’s image and shoots• If you are shooting a music artist or film star or celebrity…• The theme of the photoshoot should either match their (star) image• OR sometimes it challenges it – linked to your article!
  10. 10. Journalism• Once you have planned your magazine you will need to write your feature article• 800-1000 words• Must be drafted– a deadline will be set by your teacher• Guidance on this will be given nearer the time
  11. 11. Conventions of the Magazine Genre

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