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Conventions your example

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Conventions your example

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Conventions your example

  1. 1. MAGAZINE RESEARCH: Your exampleMAGAZINE RESEARCH: Your example You’ve each picked out an example of a magazine cover. We will begin to learn specific terms later. For now, have a go at analysing your media text. This always involves identifying and very specifically describing the components: POSITION, SIZE, COLOUR, LANGUAGE, RELATIONSHIP TO OTHER ELEMENTS etc For every Media production, research into the conventions of a type of media text comes before any camera or construction work. You need to understand how the industry professionals work, the typical choices they make, and what an audience expects to see in a typical media text. Choices are most often linked to target audience, so always ask yourself who the detail/choice might be targeting. DETAIL FROM MAG. COVER (use specific terms if you know them; try to be VERY precise in your description, ‘denotation’) WHY?! (why do YOU think the publisher or designer included this or made this choice? Does it indicate a likely AUDIENCE? Who? Age, gender?) GCSE Media Y10 Assignment 1: Magazine cover conventions 1
  2. 2. DETAIL FROM MAG. COVER (use specific terms if you know them; try to be VERY precise in your description, ‘denotation’) WHY?! (why do YOU think the publisher or designer included this or made this choice? Does it indicate a likely AUDIENCE? Who? Age, gender?) GCSE Media Y10 Assignment 1: Magazine cover conventions 2
  3. 3. DETAIL FROM MAG. COVER (use specific terms if you know them; try to be VERY precise in your description, ‘denotation’) WHY?! (why do YOU think the publisher or designer included this or made this choice? Does it indicate a likely AUDIENCE? Who? Age, gender?) GCSE Media Y10 Assignment 1: Magazine cover conventions 3
  4. 4. CONVENTION (use specific terms if you know them) EXAMPLE (provide a clear description) GCSE Media Y10 Assignment 1: Magazine cover conventions 4
  5. 5. GCSE Media Y10 Assignment 1: Magazine cover conventions 5
  6. 6. GCSE Media Y10 Assignment 1: Magazine cover conventions 5

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