Using Conventions of Real Media Texts

Using Conventions from Real Media Texts:
Think about the different types of texts you have looked at:
  • Magazines
  • Film Trailers
  • Music Videos
  • Album Covers
How did you find the conventions for these texts?
Did this process get easier as you progressed through the course?
Think of the different ways these conventions were applied in your own work:
  • Editing
  • Photography
  • Font
  • Layout
  • Mode of Address
  • Camera Angles
  • Characters
  • Lighting

How did your ability to use and understand conventions develop over the 2 years?

Were you able to experiment with the conventions?
Did your ability to recognise them increase?
Did your ability to apply them to your work increase?
How did this affect the quality of your end products?

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