Ig1 l2 btec_assignment_2012_to_2013


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Ig1 l2 btec_assignment_2012_to_2013

  1. 1. Qualification Level 2 Diploma in Creative Media ProductionUnit number and title Unit 6: Audio ProductionStart date 10/12/2012Deadline 31/01/2012Assessor name Iain GoodyearAssignment title E6 Radio Jingle ProductionThe purpose of this assignment is to:Develop your understanding of broadcast and non-broadcast audio products and formats.Develop your ability to use portable sound recording technology to produce sound recordings.Develop your ability to use audio post-production software to create radio jingle content.Develop your ability to evaluate the quality of your radio jingle productions.ScenarioBroadcast radio is a combination of many types of programmes and features, covering news, entertainment, radio drama and topicaldiscussion to name but a few.Linking this broad range of radio programme content is the radio station ident or as it is more commonly known, the ‘jingle’.E6 Radio has commissioned you to produce station jingles that will feature prominently alongside future E6 Radio productions. In order foryou to achieve this you must produce voice recordings that clearly state E6 Radio by name and utilise audio post-production software toedit your jingle content.It is expected that your final E6 Radio jingles will contain clear evidence of post-production VST plugin and audio effects automation.Good luck! 1
  2. 2. Tasks Grading Criteria MappingTask 1 Unit 6: P1/M1/D1Provide word processed researched quotes AND definitions in your own words that explain yourunderstanding of what the following broadcast and non-broadcast audio products and formats are: Broadcast Non-Broadcast Audio formats Terrestrial radio Podcasts CD Digital audio Internet radio Music TV broadcasting (DAB) Wav News and features MP3 packages Music and speech based programming Radio drama CommercialsTask 2 Unit 6: P2/M2/D2Record verbal / spoken word jingle content that prominently features the E6 Radio brand name. In orderto do this you must first produce a series of word processed phrases and statements that will act as yourrecording script. You must then ensure that these recordings (production) are clear and recorded at thecorrect audio levels to avoid distortion and clipping.Task 3 Unit 6: P2/M2/D2Utilise audio post-production techniques to produce E6 Radio jingles.Your finished jingles, when uploaded to your blog, must include annotated print screens to visually showwhat audio effects and automation processes you have applied to your jingles. Your finished productionsmust contain a mixture of spoken word only and music based E6 Radio jingles.Task 4 Unit 6: P3/M3/D3Produce a word processed evaluation of two of your finished E6 Radio jingles. To do this you must firstlygather audience feedback through the design and distribution of an online survey gathering audiencefeedbackYour evaluation must do the following: Evaluate the quality of two of the finished products compared to your original intentions Evaluate technical (post-production) strengths and weaknesses of two of your completed jingles Include word processed interpretation of audience feedback (annotated print screens of online survey feedback) Summary conclusion of production and post-production skills you have acquired through producing E6 Radio jingles.This brief has been verified as being fit for purpose Iain Goodyear Date: 03/12/2012 Date: 2
  3. 3. Unit 6: Audio ProductionP1:outline broadcast and non- M1:describe broadcast and non- D1:evaluate broadcast and non-broadcast audio products and their broadcast audio products with some broadcast audio products withformats detail and with reference to reference to precise and detailed appropriate illustrative examples illustrative examplesP2:use audio technology to M2:use audio technology competently D2:use audio technology skilfully tocreate an audio product that partially to create an audio product that create an audio product that clearlyrealises intentions mainly realises intentions realises intentions[CT, SM]P3:review strengths and weaknesses M3:describe strengths and D3:evaluate strengths and weaknessesof own audio production work. weaknesses of own audio production of own audio production work with[RL] work with some detail and with reference to precise and detailed reference to appropriate illustrative illustrative examples. examples.PLTS: This summary references where applicable, in the square brackets, the elements of the personal,learning and thinking skills applicable in thepass criteria. It identifies opportunities for learners to demonstrateeffective application of the referenced elements of the skills. 3