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W.b 08. 04.13


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W.b 08. 04.13

  1. 1. BTEC Extended Diploma in Creative Media ProductionIG4 Final Major ProjectProduction DiaryPROGRESS UPDATE PLAN FOR NEXT MONTH / WEEK(Including Possible ContingencyPlans If Problems Anticipated)Mon W/B 14/01/13(Detailed Weekly Summary)Today was the first lesson we had when we was given thisproject so I had to start thinking and deciding what type ofproject I wanted to do. I decided that I would make aCelebrity, Beauty and Fashion magazine for older teenagefemales. So now that I have come up with my initial idea Ihave begun filling in my time management timeline as Iknow exactly what things I will need to do for: research,pre-production, production and post-production.I plan to have this time management task completed anduploaded to my blog by next week. Then I will began the pieceof work I said I would do next on my time managementschedule which is part of my market research – I will be lookingat magazines with the same genre as me and target audience tofind the magazines that influence me then I will put them into aPowerPoint.Mon W/B 21/01/13(Detailed Weekly Summary)I have started doing this PowerPoint and I am now half waythrough it I have included pictures of the magazine – thecover contents page, double page spreads and images theyuse throughout the magazine and said what images I planto use for mine and gave information about the magazinesthat influence me.I just need to add a few more slides to this and it will be donehopefully by the end of this week if not the end of next week’sfirst lesson so I am ready to do something else for next weekwhich will be writing my project proposal.Mon W/B 28/01/13(Detailed Weekly Summary)I did plan to have my Influences PowerPoint finished bynow however I have not yet managed to do this but this isbecause my project proposal needed to be completedearlier than I thought so as the proposal had to becompleted first I did that instead and uploaded it to myblog.I have now completed my PowerPoint and uploaded it to myblog. Now for the rest of the week I will be carrying on with mypre-production where I will be finding images of pages, frontcovers and contents pages of Teen Vogue magazine as that ismy main magazine inspiration and then with these I will becreating a mood board to show what I am going for with myown magazine.Mon W/B 04/02/13(Detailed Weekly Summary)Today I began looking at all other magazines with the samegenre of my magazine and gathered images of all the onesthat I liked and put them into a mood board and then fromthese I picked my favourite and created a separate moodboard using just images from the magazine that influencedme the most.I have created the two mood boards that I planned to do thisweek and have uploaded them both to my blog. Next week isour week off so I am going to book out a camera and during thisweek off take most of the images for my magazine as up to nowI have 1 model. I will need quite a few more people however as Iam only using one person for my front cover this will do fine fornow.Mon W/B 11/02/13(Detailed Weekly Summary)I planned to book out a camera from college and take mostof the images for my magazine as this is the week we haveBecause I wasn’t able to take my pictures this week I will see if Ican arrange to do that by next week instead whether it is during
  2. 2. BTEC Extended Diploma in Creative Media ProductionIG4 Final Major ProjectProduction Diaryoff from college however because A levels needed them Icouldn’t have one there as they had to use all the camerasso there was none left for anyone else, so instead I wroteup a plan of what images I would take, who would be inthe pictures and how many people I would need and I nowhave friends that have agreed to let me photograph themfor my magazine.the week or at the weekend.As I will be taking pictures outside of college, during my lessonsnext week I will start creating a thorough questionnaire as partof my market research then I will hopefully have this done overmaybe 2 lessons at the most and then hand them out onThursday and then by the beginning of next week I hope to havethe results from them all tallied up and then I will put them onmy blog along with the questionnaire I originally created.Mon W/B 18/02/13(Detailed Weekly Summary)I created my questionnaire and in a college break I handedthem out around the college, approaching my targetaudience and got the results and tallied them up then inmy next lesson I wrote up an analysis talking about myresults, why I asked those specific questions and what I willdo with them now.I now plan to write up a detailed plan of what images I am goingto take and where and explain what is going onto each page.Mon W/B 25/02/13(Detailed Weekly Summary)I wrote my magazine pitch in the first two lessons I had thisweek and I timed myself reading it through so that I knewhow long the presentation I plan to create will need to be. Iwill now start gathering images for my presentation.I plan to get all the images I need to do my PowerPointpresentation and then I want that to be finished in the firstlesson I have next week so that I can start learning what I needto say for my pitch.Mon W/B 04/03/13(Detailed Weekly Summary)I have now finished my presentation and I am just adding alittle bit more to my pitch as I feel I haven’t yet coveredeverything that I need to talk about.I will start writing cue cards that I will be able to take in with meand continue to try and memorise my pitch ready for Tuesday,as that is the day I will be delivering my pitch. So I need toensure that I am prepared for it.Mon W/B 11/03/13(Detailed Weekly Summary)This week I had my pitch on Tuesday so I made sure that Iwas all prepared so that I would be able to give the bestpitch I could in order to get a good grade for this and Ithink that it went very well.Next week I would like to start designing the front cover for mymagazine as I now have the image that I want to use for it andas I am only using one image I will be able to do this, firstly Ineed to design my masthead, what it will look like and whatcolours as I already have the name.Mon W/B 18/03/13(Detailed Weekly Summary)This week I made the mock ups for my front cover thenbegan designing my front cover, up to now I have done themasthead edited the cover image and put it onto the coverand added the barcode price and date.I will be continuing with this as I still need to come up withabout 4 or 5 cover lines and then I will see how the magazinelooks with that done.Mon W/B 01/04/13 So this week I decided on my cover lines chose the font I am now happy with my cover and I have gone on to editing the
  3. 3. BTEC Extended Diploma in Creative Media ProductionIG4 Final Major ProjectProduction Diary(Detailed Weekly Summary) and colour I wanted them to be in and then added themonto my magazine cover then I will see if I like it then if I dothis my cover will be finished and I will be able to go onand design the over pages for my magazine.images I will be using for my double page spread this won’t takelong as I am quite happy with the images that I have took forthese I’d just like to add a little effect to them.Then I will write up what I am going to put onto the double pagespread in word then add it to the page as I am designing it.Mon W/B 08/04/13(Detailed Weekly Summary)Mon W/B 15/04/13(Detailed Weekly Summary)PROGRESS UPDATE PLAN FOR NEXT MONTH / WEEK (Including PossibleContingency Plans)