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Btec creative media production introduction


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Btec creative media production introduction

  1. 1. BTEC Creative Media Production Certificate Taster Day
  2. 2. BTEC Creative Media Certificate • Equivalent of 1 AS Level • Print based media qualification • 4 different units to be completed through the year • Option to continue as a subsidiary diploma the following year (equivalent of a full A Level) This BTEC Level 3 Certificate has to be studied as part of an A- Level programme, alongside 3 other subjects. Please do not apply for this course by itself.
  3. 3. Print Based Media Year One is essentially learning about planning media production, developing media communication skills, learning DSLR photography in depth and magazine design. • Unit 1: Pre-Production Techniques for the Creative Media Industries. • Unit 2: Communication Skills for Creative Media Production. • Unit 51: Page Layout and Design • Unit 57: Photography and learning Photographic Practice.
  4. 4. Print Based Media • This course develops your research and investigative skills to report on news and cultural events. • Learn about journalism and how to communicate effectively through a range of print media. • Design page layouts for print based and digital products, discover how to create and edit text to meet a brief. • Learn how to develop your photography skills to meet a live brief from a company outside of college. • Learn how to manage your production work, develop your ideas and pitch your proposals.
  5. 5. What types of Print based media are there?
  6. 6. Examples of Print based media
  7. 7. Student Examples of magazine covers
  8. 8. Student Examples of Film Posters
  9. 9. Your Task • Follow this video tutorial step by step to make your own magazine front cover:
  10. 10. Study Visits Possible study visits include a trip to Nuneaton Newspapers and BBC Coventry and Warwickshire.
  11. 11. Course Costs • Trips to cost as and when. • Minimal costs involved to purchase existing media texts (less than £5 to purchase magazine and news texts). • Students may want to purchase a DSLR camera although this is not essential as they are available to borrow from college. • Students may want to purchase Adobe Creative Suite software although this is not essential as this is available across college on all computers.
  12. 12. What Other Subjects Can I Study With This Course? This course goes well with… • English Language and/or Literature • Art • Photography • Film studies • Media
  13. 13. What can I do after I finish this course? You could progress from this course to study or work in the following fields: • Journalism • creative media production • Graphics • print and media technologies • public relations • marketing