Wednesday, 9 February 2011

2.How effective is the combination of your main product and ancillary texts?

For our final film piece we created 2 ancillary tasks to go with it, a poster and a film magazine review which I thought worked very well and mached the themes and genre of the film.

Friday, 4 February 2011

1. In what ways does your media product use, develop or challenge forms and conventions of real media products?

Tuesday, 1 February 2011

Film Review

For our first ancillary task we are going to produce a magazine review for our film. To do this we have looked at film magazines such as empire and total film and have looked at the conventions that make up these magazines.

This is a magazine review from Empire of the 2010 film Salt. We have created a template below to follow so we can follow the same conventions. The layouts are quite basic but very effective and it is clear that it is a magazine review.

After looking at various other layouts of magazine review such as: 

Using similar conventions to the reviews we have researched here we have created our own review below. This was created using Adobe Illustrator CS5: