Friday
Mar172017

Watch this parody 

Watch this parody of a TV game show

 

  1. What elements of mise en scene does it parody?
  2. What elements of game show structure does it parody?
  3. What type of genre of game show is it? - look at pg 9 of your booklet to help you 

 

Tuesday
Mar072017

TV games shows 

Tuesday
Mar072017

TV game shows 

Saturday
Mar042017

Evaluation for assignment 2 

You now need to evaluate your homepage and trailer/advert design for assignment 2 

Write an additional 200 words that outlines the following

Analyse key aspects of your trailer and homepage and say how they synergise with each other.

You should discuss the following elements.

 

  1. Typogrpahy 
  2. Graphical elements
  3. Video elements
  4. Institutional/legal/reviews 
  5. How does your website/trailer represent your lead characters/setting/?
  6. Are these representations steretypical or have you created countertypes?
  7. How have you appealed to your potential audience?

 

 

Friday
Mar032017

Assignment 2 - report 

Friday
Mar032017

Check list for your report 

You should now have completed your 1000 word report that compares the Tomb Raider trailer with the website.

Check your report for the following words - representation and institution - these are the key foci for this assignment, so I should see these words and there should be evidence from both texts to back up what you say.

In order to push yourself - consider using the following concepts to make your report more sophisticated.

hegemony (dominant ideology)

dominant reading 

stereotype

countertype 

archetype

synergy

call to action 

F pattern 

below the fold

navigation 

directional cue

 

 

Friday
Mar032017

Practical work for Assignment 2 

You need to produce a 10 frame storyboard for a games' trailer and a design for a homepage/landing page of its website. The worksheet will help you.  If you are stuck for ideas for the game itself - I have made up two.

 

Year 11 Half Term Controlled Assessment Pack by haverstockmedia on Scribd

 

 

Thursday
Mar022017

Possible shots and scenes to analyse from the trailer 

Thursday
Mar022017

Analysing games trailers

Friday
Feb242017

Assignment 2 - storyboard and homepage 

Friday
Feb242017

Website Design 

Monday
Feb202017

Analysing representation 

Tuesday
Feb142017

Video Games Trailers and how they are produced 

Tuesday
Jan242017

Computer games industry overview 

Wednesday
Jan182017

Assignment 3 follow up 

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