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About elmercqegs

I am 16 years old and studying at Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Horncastle, Lincolnshire.

Camera shots and movement

Here is what we have learned today on different camera shots and movements. Shots Establishing shot/Extreme long shot : This could establish the time, weather, and location. Here is an establishing shot of Hollywood.    Long shot : This enables … Continue reading

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Media institutions

1. 5 media sectors and one leading profit making company for each sector. – Film (Warner Bros) – Television (Sky) – Music (Island Records, part of Sony) – Radio (BBC) – Magazine (Time Magazine) 2. Name two independent music labels. … Continue reading

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Evaluative questions: 7, Looking back at your preliminary task (the continuity editing task), what do you feel you have learnt in the progression from it – to full product?

Obviously I have learnt more technological skills since the Continuity task (see Evaluative question: 6), but there are more important aspects I have also developed since then.    Teamwork In terms of media production I have found that teamwork is vital. There … Continue reading

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Evaluative questions: 6, What have you learnt about technologies from the process of constructing this product?

Throughout my perennial production process, I have encountered three specific technologies: Final Cut (editing software); LiveType (text and graphic production software); and the technological equipment we used to shoot the film with. Final Cut Express HD Throughout the process of making Honey I have … Continue reading

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Evaluative questions: 5, How did you attract/address your audience?

This is how we addressed the 18 certificate we expected our movie to fall in to. Again, the BBFC stated on  their website that examiners for 18 certificated movie “look at issues such as discrimination, drugs, horror, imitable behaviour, language, … Continue reading

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Evaluative questions: 4, Who would be the audience for your media product?

In my post “Planning” I stated that “the violent, sexual, and drug related themes of the treatment, combined with the brutality of the 2 minute footage we intend to create, surmounts to us aiming to produce a film of an … Continue reading

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Evaluative questions: 3, What kind of media institution might distribute your media product and why?

Our film would be fully produced by a British production team on British location and so would probably be funded by the UK Film Council. The UK Film Council themselves are funded by the National Lottery but do not have the vast … Continue reading

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