Radio Times Masthead large, overlapping the star’s head, white text black Header showing what the TV magazine is best for and why outline. the masthead also includes additional the reader should buy it information about the magazines website and the dates the content covers Star Background the background is not intrusive and gives an indicationCentral in the page, has eye contact with the reader, of the well known ‘Rovers Return’ pub this worksCostume gives an indication of the soap she is part of. well for a social realism cover, the background is in black and white to make the star stand out. Feature the strapline follows the same conventions as the Colours the radio times follows a simple colour scheme which masthead in terms of colour and font. The word isnt very distracting for the audience yet the gold‘Corrie’ has be designed in the form of a street name border attracts the readers interest sign showing the brand of the soap.
TV & Satellite Week Masthead This masthead is large and has the word weeksupporting it beneath, it uses an & to condense the Colours large, overlapping the star’s head, white text black space it takes up, Similarly to the Radio times the outlinemasthead also gives information about the magazines website and the period of time it covers Stars large, overlapping the star’s head, white text black outline Main Feature large, overlapping the star’s head, white text black Other Features large, overlapping the star’s head, white text black outline outline
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E4 Misfits Although this is not part of the social realism soap genre it gives an indication of how E4 targets its audience Images Text The poster contains minimal text only programme the images are shot as medium close ups, showing specific information printed onto the branded tape.characters orange community service jumpsuits which the poster does not give any indication of character show the context of the program names or storylines. Layoutthe layout resembles a comic strip, fitting the genre of Characters large, overlapping the star’s head, white text black it being a ‘superhero’ story, the black frames around outline. the masthead also includes additional each character separate them like they all have their information about the magazines website and the own problems dates the content covers Colours Branding large, overlapping the star’s head, white text black the colours used in the poster are very dark outline. the masthead also includes additionalconveying the dark themes of the series, this is similar information about the magazines website and the to my soap. dates the content covers
BBC Three Being HumanBackground The supermarket background is used to Branding The BBC Three branding runs subtly convey real life within the drama, the across the bottom of the page, however itbackground of a supermarket takes from gives no details as to when it is on, whatthe title of ‘Being Human’ and doing new the show is called. human things Characters All the characters show eye contact with the viewer. Although not social realism, the poster shows each characters unique ability, or personality. The positioning of the characters shows their relationships, such as the man on the far left being close to the woman. The costume of the characters are useful in showing that they are working class casual people, who arent wearing suits, dresses or smart shoes.
E4 Skins Image The image shows no story line it just introduces Branding The simple use of the E4 logo shows whichthe main themes of the show in a very visual way channel the show is on, as well as being repeated that may shock audiences, into watching the on a large sticker, showing the name and startshow. the image is looks very natural and realistic date of the programme.
Key Conventions• MCU photos which convey characters emotions and narratives within the soap• Characters should have eye contact with the audience• Institutional branding (E4 logo, font and colour)• Programme name and when its on• A hashtag for the programme• A sponsor for the programme• Minimal text• Images should be natural and realistic
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