Y10 Media GCSE Coursework Pre-Production Checklist Version 1

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<ul><li><p>8/14/2019 Y10 Media GCSE Coursework Pre-Production Checklist Version 1</p><p> 1/3</p><p>Y10 Media GCSE Coursework Version 1 / October 2008</p><p>Pre-Production Checklist</p><p>You will be assessed on the items listed here, and you will need to complete them all to pass</p><p>your coursework. Well put all these things together to create a portfolio.</p><p>Showing the development of a strong creative idea is vital, but you will also be assessed on</p><p>RESEARCH, PRESENTATION, and EVALUATION.</p><p>1. Initial Ideas</p><p> Include your first ideas for audience / purpose / mission statement / unique selling</p><p>point.</p><p> You could also include a photocopy of any brainstorming sheets.</p><p> Expand on what it is you would like to achieve.</p><p>2. Research</p><p> You need to show that you have researched your target market for their views and</p><p>opinions on your proposed product.</p><p> You can do this through: a questionnaire, with as big a sample as possible well talk</p><p>about this in class.</p><p>3. Identify, Describe and Justify Your Target Audience and Market</p><p> Based on your research, explain exactly who your target audience and market is.</p><p> Be very specific about who you are aiming for.</p><p> How is your product going to appeal to this audience?</p><p> What competition do you face and how will you compete?</p><p>4. Describe and Explain the Equipment, Resources, Personnel and Budget you</p><p>will need</p><p> What will you need to make it happen?</p><p> Eg: time / money / locations / cameras / computers / online resources</p><p>5. Mock-Up Designs Magazines / Websites</p><p>Page 1 of3</p></li><li><p>8/14/2019 Y10 Media GCSE Coursework Pre-Production Checklist Version 1</p><p> 2/3</p><p> Either hand-drawn or computer generated mock-ups with at least two alternative</p><p>design proposals for layout / appearance. (Could just be a magazine cover or a</p><p>homepage).</p><p>Page 2 of3</p></li><li><p>8/14/2019 Y10 Media GCSE Coursework Pre-Production Checklist Version 1</p><p> 3/3</p><p>6. Script / Storyboard / Screentests - Video</p><p> A script and/or a storyboard outlining your proposed video production.</p><p> Technical notes explaining how you would be filming &amp; what equipment you would</p><p>need for each shot.</p><p> Some screentests - either a mock up or a short burst of what youre planning to do so</p><p>we can see what it looks like on the screen.</p><p>7. Audience Reaction</p><p> A further research task or focus group will help decide on your final designs.</p><p> Using your mock-ups or screentests, use a small sample of your target audience to</p><p>test their reactions, and use their opinions to modify your final production piece.</p><p>8. Evaluation</p><p> Looking back over each stage of your pre-production work, assessing your progress,</p><p>explaining problems you met and how you dealt with them, and discussing how</p><p>satisfied you are with your work.</p><p> WJEC say you have to evaluate your pre-production work by doing one of the</p><p>following tasks. You will be provided with a crib sheet to make sure you get this right:</p><p>(a) By producing a short written evaluation of between 400 and 600 words. This</p><p>report will outline any research undertaken, justify the work in terms of its target</p><p>audience and explain how it relates to current media output.</p><p>(b) By presenting a short oral report of 5 to 10 minutes which outlines any research</p><p>undertaken, justifies the work in terms of its target audience and explains how itrelates to current media output. Candidates will need to submit a transcript of 400-</p><p>600 words for moderation.</p><p>Page 3 of3</p></li></ul>