St. Paul’s Catholic College 64770
Candidate Number: 5899
Unit G321: Foundation Portfolio in Media Studies
Week Beginning Work Completed
Monday 9th September Blog page created and log book started.
Monday 16th September Further research on magazine covers ad analyzing codes and
Monday 23rd September Preparing and completing questionnaire and putting data into
Word and creating charts and brainstorming names for music
magazine and started on school magazine drafts.
Monday 30th September Completed survey monkey and audience profile sheet
Monday 7th October Started Prelim task of school magazine and adding to the logbook
Monday 14th October Finish school magazine and add detail to logbook and evaluation
about prelim task
Monday 21st October Complete prelim contents draft and start contents page on
Half Term – extra research into sub-genre completed
Monday 4th November Complete prelim contents page and begin drafting and planning
for main task
Monday 11th November Completing screen shots of the prelim contents page and carry on
Monday 18th November Finalize drafts and ideas for main task and begin with template
Monday 25th November Continue to add to blog page and complete analysis to be done
and survey monkey questionnaires
Monday 2nd December Finalize edit process on blog page
Monday 9th December Finalize photography for main task and upload onto the main
task templates of the front cover, contents and double page
Monday 16th December Complete research on chosen existing magazine as template for
my main task magazine production
Monday 6th January Begin editing main task front cover image and manipulate this to
get desired look and complete editing by 10th of January
Monday 13th January Begin contents page photograph manipulation and complete this
by 17th January
Monday 20th January Begin double page spread image manipulation and complete this
editing process by 24th January
Monday 27th January Begin creating masthead logo on online software and continue to
manipulate to adjust it onto the main image. Complete the
masthead and start putting cover lines onto the front cover and
place these in suitable places on the page.
Monday 3rd February Start contents page structure, creating objects and placing the
main image onto the contents page.
Monday 10th February Create double page spread and prepare and finalize entire
Monday 17th February Once article completed insert this into suitable sized columns
onto the page beside main image
Monday 24th February Complete contents page cover lines and insert my editor image
and finalize web address and promotions
Monday 3rd March Finish front cover with objects shapes, masthead position, cover
lines and codes and conventions including barcode issue date
and number as well as price and social networking. Also finish
contents page including all cover lines social networking sites
and main image and follow ‘rule of thirds’
Monday 10th March Complete double page spread with social networking logos,
promotions, quotes, editor information with matching page
number format with contents page.
Monday 17th March Start all evaluation questions
Monday 24th March Complete entire media evaluation ensuring all screen-grabs and
example images are placed within the evaluation and finalizing
the photography planning and final magazine page analysis.
Monday 31st March Ensure all documents are uploaded on blog page and upload
corrected evaluation onto prezi and finalize survey monkey
results as part of audience feedback.