Wednesday, 30 December 2009

Magazine design today...

A controversial post about magazine design today:

Quoted from:

DISCLAIMER: This post contains strong language.

“Magazine design is almost an oxymoron with most magazines today. It goes for even a great magazine like Vanity Fair. If you get even one inch of white space to breath you’re lucky. Everybody’s just packing in the information. Most magazines you pick up — you choke to death.”

“They say, ‘People buy magazines to read, for information.’ Well, you buy a magazine not only for that but so you can have exciting visual experiences. They try to jam words and pictures on every square-inch of the page like they’re working on a Web site.”

Continue reading by clicking here

Friday, 4 December 2009

A2 Homework Checklist

Production log:
  • My role
  • What went well.
  • What could have been improved.
  • What am I doing next week.
Ensure you also have:
Produced animatic (Movie maker, iMove, Vegas, whatever program) with some backing music
Annotated storyboards
2x Teaser Analysis-comment on how these may influence your own teaser

Tape Log: What is on your tape include time codes, how many takes you have, what kind of shots they were. Which take is best/will you use.