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Research into Film Magazines

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Research into Film Magazines

  1. 1. RESEARCH INTOFILM MAGAZINES
  2. 2. • From the website, it appears to be oriented toward men.• It appears to cover mainstream cinema, however it is broad in the type of films it covers• Empire is a British film magazine published monthly by Bauer Consumer Media• In common with most British film magazines, Empire is populist in both approach and coverage unlike less irreverent and more serious magazines such as Sight & Sound.• It reviews both mainstream films and art films, but feature articles concentrate on the former.EMPIRE
  3. 3. • ‘The modern guide to movies’• British film magazine published monthly by Future publishing• Offers film, DVD and Blu-ray news, reviews and features• All issues contain the Total Film Interview — an in-depth chat with a celebrated actor or director, along with a critique of their body of work, a one-page celebration of a film, a scene or a performance• The target audience appears to be male oriented towards people interested specifically in mainstream cinema or a particular film that is featuredTOTAL FILM
  4. 4. • Culturally aware, ‘Music and Movie with Something to Say’• Published by IPC Media• Focuses on music, but also includes film and books sections• It is a monthly magazine aimed at 25- to 45-year-old men that focuses on music and movies• According to IPC Media, 86% of the magazines readers are male and their average age is 37 years• Uncuts contents include lengthy features on old albums, interviews with film directors, music and film news, and reviews of all major new album, film and DVD releasesUNCUT
  5. 5. • Published by BFI• Academic, international magazine – covers world cinema• Exploring the art and craft behind film, goes into plenty of detail• Niche market, not commercial in that aspect – possibly an older target audience interested in a more academic side of the film industry• In-depth reading, complex and pseudo specific jargon• This excerpt from the website entails specifically all the traits of the magazine and the target audienceSIGHT & SOUND
  6. 6. • Genre specific – Sci-fi film and TV• Published every four weeks by Future Publishing• Male oriented, with an expected age of 20+, the magazine covers topics in the genres of popular science fiction, fantasy and horror, within the media of films, television, videogames, comics and literatureSFX
  7. 7. • Stylised and artistic, niche market, popular art and culture• It is a bi-monthly, British independent film magazine with an emphasis upon the written word, illustration and photography in the cinema industry• This magazine is produces by The Church of London, and each issue of Little White Lies is themed around a single cover film, inspiring the design and editorial content of the entire issue• The magazine transcends a specific target audience in age and orientation, however it is expected that they are of a younger generation of people that have an appreciation for art and cultureLITTLE WHITE LIES

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