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Ancillary 1 and 2 Brief

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Ancillary 1 and 2 Brief

  1. 1. A2 G324: Advanced PortfolioThe Brief 2012: Production of the Ancillary 1 and 2 textThe individual ancillary texts accompany the main task which will be produced during thelatter part of the A2 year. Each Ancillary text is worth 10 marks and contributes directly toyour final coursework score. The ancillary work will be submitted for January examinationentry.The choice of briefs is dependent on which you have already begun working on in yourchosen – both are print/new media based and must be produced individually.You will continue work on the main text later in the A2 year; this will be in a group.CROSS MEDIA HORROR FILM PROMOTION PACKAGE:Produce an A3 poster and website homepage promote the release of your agreedfictitious horror film.The PosterThis must be an A3 colour poster with individual original images and text. The postershould adhere to associated generic conventions, including reference to narrative, genre,institution, director and star, with the sole function as a direct marketing tool for your filmicproduct. The creative copy should be carefully targeted, think about language, address, toneetc. Your images must appeal to the target market and be interesting and varied.The websiteMust be produced in Weebly and may include animated elements/rollover buttons/sound(copyright free) etc. The homepage must include at least two linked page, one whichopens up to reveal your poster and a dummy trailer page which will eventually open up toview your trailer.The site should adhere to associated generic conventions of horror sites and maintain thedesign style of your poster. It should include reference to narrative, genre, institution,director and star, with the sole function as a direct marketing tool for your filmic product.The creative copy should be carefully targeted, think about language, address, tone etc.Your original images must appeal to the target market and be interesting and varied.
  2. 2. MUSIC VIDEOProduce a Digipack and website homepage for your band/artist.The DigipackProduce a digipak for a CD to promote an album for your agreed artist or band that iscopyright-free unless you already have written permission from the record company/artist.This has been specified by the examination board.Digipaks typically consist of a gatefold (book-style) paperboard or card stock outer binding,with a plastic tray which holds a CD attached to the inside.This must follow the appropriate conventional format and layout of a digipak cover withindividual original images, text and design features. You should also include references togenre, institution / record label, artist or band with the sole function as a direct marketingtool for the album and your finished product (music video). The creative copy should becarefully targeted, think about language, address, tone etc. Your images must appeal to thetarget market and be interesting and varied.The websiteMust be produced in Weebly and may include animated elements/rollover buttons/sound(copyright free) etc. The homepage must include one linked page which opens up toreveal your Digipack design and another dummy video page which will eventually open upto view your music video.The site should adhere to associated generic conventions of music artists’ sites and maintainthe design style/feel of your Digipack cover. It should include reference to star, genre,institution etc, with the sole function as a direct marketing tool for your artist. The creativecopy should be carefully targeted, think about language, address, tone etc. Your originalimages must appeal to the target market and be interesting and varied.ANCILLARY 1 and 2 COURSEWORK DEADLINES • Ancillary 1 and 2 draft practical pieces FRIDAY 19th October 2012 • Ancillary 1 and 2 draft blog FRIDAY 19th October 2012 • Ancillary 1 and 2 final submissions FRIDAY 14th December 2012 • Ancillary 1 and 2 blog final submissions FRIDAY 21st December 2012

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