Wednesday, 14 October 2009

Tuesday, 13 October 2009

Textual analysis of existing products

Denotation – actual/ explicit meaning – description

Connotation – meaning behind / implied meaning

Representation – how the media re-presents things to us. – stereotypes?

Layout – how elements are positioned

Narrative – story

Mise-en-scene – everything in the scene: props, costumes, make-up, performance, facial expressions, lighting, colour

Editing – the way shots are put together

Sound – diegetic: they can hear the sound
Non-diegetic: they can’t hear the sound

Friday, 9 October 2009


your task is to create a promotional pack for a new original video game.the pack must include at least one poster,packaging for the game and either a web homepage or an instruction booklet.the game can be any genre but the promotional products must be appropriate to genre and target audience.