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Assignment Brief BTEC National in Media (Creative Media Production) 1 Unit Title: Pre­Production Techniques for the Creative  Media Industries 37 Unit Title: Presentation Techniques for Broadcasting Kids TV Show Date:

Course Title/Level: Unit No: Unit No: Assignment Title: IV of assignment  brief by Student Name:

SSM

Assignment Tutor:

Date Issued:

Deadline Date:

For each assignment you must: 1. 2. 3.

Check you have completed as much of the assignment as you are able, taking note of the grading checklist with reference to the evidence required. Complete any additional requested documentation. Ensure your name is on your work.

Grading Checklist All pass criteria must be met to be awarded a Passgrade All pass and all merit criteria must be met to be awarded a Merit grade All pass, all merit and all distinction criteria must be met to be awarded a Distinction grade

Assessment Decision Criteria Covered

Part

Full

P1.1 P1.2 P1.3

Criteria Covered P37.1 P37.2 P37.3 P37.4

Criteria Covered

Part

Full

M1.1 M1.2 M1.3

Part

Full

Criteria Covered M37.1 M37.2 M37.3 M37.4

Criteria Covered

Part

Full

Part

Full

D1.1 D1.2 D1.3

Part

Full

Criteria Covered D37.1 D37.2 D37.3 D37.4


Assignment Scenario You would like to get into the world of TV presenting; in order to achieve your dream as a TV   presenter   you   need   to   create   a   short   sequence   to   use   as   a   showreel   to   present   at   an  interview for a TV kids show presenting job. Your presentation style will be under scrutiny by your potential employers, so ensure that it is  applicable to the styles and conventions associated with children’s television (ages 6­12). You will also need to construct (or purchase) elements of your own set and props in order to  appeal to a range of children’s tastes. The content of your presenting segment should take  the   form   of   an   ‘anchor’   spot   in­between   two   kids   TV   shows   in   order   to   maintain   the  momentum / pace. Documentation needed for this assignment includes: * Project Development Diary (for the duration of the project) *Completed TV Host Workbook * TV Presentation Comparison Essay (750 words) * Research Log *Project Proposal *Pre Production Materials *Finished Kids TV Show ‘Anchor’ sequence (5­10 mins) * Written Evaluation or Production Commentary Voice­over (This list is just a very basic overview of what needs to be submitted. See Kids TV Show   Project Task Submission List on Moodle for a more detailed breakdown of what is required   during submission. This list will also include which elements should be completed individually   and / or as part of a group.)


Unit Content Covered: 

1.1(PMD), 1.2(PMD), 1.3(PMD) 37.1(PMD), 37.2 (PMD), 37.3(PMD), 37.4 (PMD)

Scenario: You would like to get into the world of TV presenting; in order to achieve your dream as a TV   presenter you need to create a short sequence to use as a showreel to present at an interview for a TV kids  show presenting job. Your presentation style will be under scrutiny by your potential employers, so ensure that it is applicable to the  styles and conventions associated with children’s television (ages 6­12). You will also need to construct (or purchase) elements of your own set and props in order to appeal to a range  of  children’s  tastes. The  content  of your  presenting segment  should take the form  of an ‘anchor’  spot in­ between two kids TV shows in order to maintain the momentum / pace. Task No.

Task Description

Unit Number

Criteria Covered

Date Achieved

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P1.3 M1.3 D1.3

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Task Scenario: As  a  media  producer  you   will  need  to  record  your  progress  your productivity at the end of each of your sessions, in the  form   of   a  Project   Development   Diary.  This   will   showcase  your thoughts and progress throughout this assignment.

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Evidence: Your Project   Development   Diary  should   reflect   what   you  have accomplished in each of your work sessions, as well as  your   own   thoughts   and   comments   regarding   your   progress.  Entries do not have to be long but must be reflective. You will  need to conduct a Development Project Diary for most of your  projects.   The   diary   should   reflect  proposed   schedules,   logistics and evidence of individual (and group related) project   progress.   See   Development   Project   Diary   help   sheet   for  further details. Assessment:  To   achieve   a  Pass  grade   your   Project   Development   Diary  must   show   evidence   of   the  application  of   pre­production  planning. To achieve a Merit grade your Project Development  Diary   must   show   evidence   of   the  competent  application   of  pre­production planning. To achieve a Distinction grade your  Project Development Diary must show evidence of the  near  professional application of pre­production planning.

37 2

Task Scenario: You   are   to   complete   the   designated  TV   Host   workbook  to  improve your understanding of the techniques associated with   presentation, roles and broadcast journalism. Evidence: Your  Workbook  should consist of a series of questions and  activities   that   you   are   required   to   fully   complete   to   show  understanding of presentation, roles and techniques. Assessment: 

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To achieve   a  Pass  grade   Workbooks   show   evidence   of  appropriate   use   of   subject   terminology.   To   achieve   a  Merit  grade Workbooks show evidence of appropriate use of subject  terminology using detailed illustrative examples.

Task Scenario: Your   next   task   is   to   write  a  750   word   Presentation  Comparison   Essay  about   a   comparison   /   contrast   of   two  current television presenters that utilize two differing styles of  presentation.   Your   case   study   should   demonstrate   an  understanding of the different styles of presentation techniques  used with television hosting.

3

Evidence: Your 750   word   Presentation   Comparison   Essay  should  reflect an understanding of the different styles of presentation  techniques used with television hosting.

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P37.1 M37.1 D37.1

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P37.2 M37.2 D37.2

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Assessment: To achieve a Pass grade your essay should show evidence of  appropriate   use   of   subject   terminology.   To   achieve   a  Merit  grade your essay should show evidence of appropriate use of  subject   terminology   using   detailed   illustrative   examples.   To  achieve a Distinction grade your essay should show evidence  of   appropriate   use   of   subject   terminology   using   elucidated  examples.

Task Scenario: Your next task is to develop a Research Log. In order gain a  more clear concept of the actual form and content of your short  Kids TV show hosting ‘anchor’ segment, you must undertake  research   into   styles,   audience   and   intended   effect   on   the  audience of the presentational style.

4

Evidence: Your Research   Log  should   consist   of   both   Primary   and  Secondary   research.   Primary   research   should   be   analysed  using both qualitative and quantative methods. You could use  a variety of different sources from newspapers to websites, but  you   must   focus   on   an   identification   of   style   and   intended  presentation effects on your audience. Assessment:  To   achieve   a  Pass  grade   Research   Logs   should   show  evidence   of   extracting  relevant  information   from   written  sources.   To   achieve   a  Merit  grade   Research   Logs   should  show evidence of extracting  precise  information from written  sources.   To   achieve   a  Distinction  grade   Research   Logs  should   show   evidence   of   extracting  comprehensive  information from written sources.

5

37 Task Scenario: Complete   your  Project   Proposal  which   should   outline   the  technical qualities, visual style, purpose and target audience of 

P37.2 M37.2 D37.2

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your Kids   TV   Show   ‘anchor’   spot.   You   should   integrate  suitability for audience details, intended effect on the audience  (e.g.:­ to educate, inform or entertain). Evidence: Your  Project   Proposal  should   include   a  target   audience   profile, the technical style, visual style, appropriateness of the   editing / presentational style, costumes, props, set design to   the genre, and overall purpose of your finished Kids TV Show   ‘anchor’   spot.  You   should   integrate   suitability   for   audience  details,   intended   effect   on   the   audience   (e.g.:­   to   educate,  inform or entertain). Assessment:  To   achieve   a  Pass  grade   your Project  Proposal  must  show  evidence   that   your   concept   is   working   within   appropriate  conventions. To achieve a  Merit  grade your Project Proposal  must   show   evidence   that   your   concept   is   working   within  appropriate   conventions,   showing   some   imagination.   To  achieve a Distinction grade your Project Proposal must show  evidence   that   your   concept   is   working   within   appropriate  conventions, working towards professional expectations.

Task Scenario: Complete   your  Pre­Production   Materials  necessary  for   the  completion of a specific media production. 

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Evidence: Your Pre­Production   Materials  should   include   a   variety   of  necessary   documentation   including:   Treatment,   script,  shooting   script,   shooting   schedule,   storyboards,   location  survey,   budget   plan,   etc.   See   Pre­production   material  templates   for   further   details.   You   will   also   need   to   detail  minutes of meetings if you are working a team.

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Assessment: To   achieve   a  Pass  grade   your   Pre­Production   Materials  should be produced within appropriate conventions, with some  assistance.   To   achieve   a  Merit  grade   your   Pre­Production  Materials should be produced showing some imagination, with  only  occasional  assistance.   To   achieve   a  Distinction  grade  your   Pre­Production   Materials   should   be   produced   showing  creativity and flair, working to professional expectations. 7

37 Task Scenario: Film and edit your  Kids TV Show ‘anchor’ sequence (5­10  mins)  using   the   Sony   Vegas   editing   software   on   the  computers.  Evidence: Your  Kids TV Show ‘anchor’ sequence (5­10 mins)  should  reflect   the   relevant   codes  and   conventions  of   a  children   TV  show.   It   should   also   contain   relevant   SFX   and   soundtrack  /  sound   effects,   as   well   as   proper   application   of   relevant  presentation skills.

P1.1 M1.1 D1.1 P1.2 M1.2 D1.2 P1.3 M1.3 D1.3 P37.3 M37.3 D37.3

P37.3 M37.3 D37.3 P37.4 M37.4 D37.4

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Assessment: To   achieve   a  Pass  grade   your   Kids   TV   Show   ‘anchor’  sequence (5­10 mins) should be produced within appropriate  conventions.   To   achieve   a  Merit  grade   your   Kids  TV   Show  ‘anchor’   sequence   (5­10  mins)  should   be   produced  showing  some   imagination.   To   achieve   a  Distinction  grade   Kids   TV  Show   ‘anchor’   sequence   (5­10   mins)   should   be   produced  showing creativity and flair.

Task Scenario: When you have completed your production, now is the time to  be reflective of the technical and aesthetic decisions you have  made in the production of your Kids TV Show ‘anchor spot’.  You can decide to either write a 500 word written evaluation  or a  reflective technical commentary  recorded as an audio  voice over companion piece to your film.

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Evidence: Your written   evaluation   or   your   reflective   audio  commentary should reflect the technical competency that you  (and   your   group)   feel   you   have   applied   to   your   project.   It  should   also   reflect   your  films   visual   style   and   content   ideas  whilst   working   within   the   presentational   formats.   See  Evaluation / Commentary Help sheet for further details. Assessment:  To   achieve   a  Pass  grade   your   Evaluation   /   Commentary  should   be   produced   within   appropriate   conventions.   To  achieve a  Merit  grade your Evaluation / Commentary should  be   produced   showing   some   imagination.   To   achieve   a  Distinction  grade   your   Evaluation   /   Commentary   should   be  produced showing creativity and flair.

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P37.4 M37.4 D37.4

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Grading Sheet BTEC First National in Media (Creative Media Production) Unit: 1 Title: Pre­Production Techniques for the Creative Media Industries

P1

P2

P3

Outline requirements and sources of  requirements for a specific media  production.

Generate outline preproduction  documentation for a specific media  production with some assistance.

Apply pre­production planning to a  specific media production working with  some assistance.

M1

Explain in some detail and competently  present requirements and sources of  requirements for a specific media  production.

M2

Generate competent, carefully presented  and detailed pre­production  documentation for a specific media  production with only occasional  assistance.

M3

Apply pre­production planning to a  specific media production competently  with only occasional assistance.

To achieve a distinction grade the  evidence must show that, in  addition to the pass and merit  criteria, the learner is able to:

PLTS

To achieve a merit grade the  evidence must show that, in  addition to the pass criteria, the  learner is able to:

PLTS

PLTS

To achieve a pass grade the  evidence must show that the  learner is able to:

D1

Comprehensively explain and present to a  quality that reflects near­professional  standards fully detailed requirements and  sources of requirements for a specific  media production.

D2

Generate thorough and comprehensively  detailed pre­production documentation for  a specific media production, working  independently to professional  .expectations.

D3

Apply pre­production planning to a specific  media production to a quality that reflects  near­professional standards, working  independently to professional  expectations.


The above criteria are covered in this assignment Grading Sheet BTEC First National in Media (Creative Media Production) Unit: 37 Title: Presentation Techniques for Broadcasting

P1

P2

P3

P4

M1

Demonstrate sound understanding of  presentation roles and techniques with  reference to detailed illustrative examples.

M2

Research proposals for presentations  competently showing some imagination  and with only occasional assistance.

Produce a presentation in a specified role  for a specified purpose working within  appropriate conventions.

Comment on own presentation work.

Demonstrate understanding of  presentation roles and techniques.

Research proposals for presentations  working within appropriate conventions  and with some assistance.

To achieve a distinction grade the  evidence must show that, in  addition to the pass and merit  criteria, the learner is able to:

PLTS

To achieve a merit grade the  evidence must show that, in  addition to the pass criteria, the  learner is able to:

PLTS

PLTS

To achieve a pass grade the  evidence must show that the  learner is able to:

D1

Demonstrate thorough understanding of  presentation roles and techniques with  elucidated examples.

D2

Research proposals for presentations  showing creativity and flair and working  independently to professional  expectations.

M3

Produce a competent presentation in a  specified role for a specified purpose  showing some imagination.

D3

Produce a presentation in a specified role  for a specified purpose to near­ professional standards showing creativity  and flair.

M4

Explain own presentation work with  reference to detailed illustrative examples.

D4

Critically evaluate own presentation work  in the context of professional practice with  elucidated examples.

The above criteria are covered in this assignment


Authentication Statement This form must be signed by both the candidate and the centre­assessor, and attached to the  candidate’s coursework submission. Any candidate unable to provide a signed authentication  statement may receive zero credit for the unit.  Notice to Candidates  The work you submit for assessment must be your own.  You may be disqualified from this  assignment if you copy from someone else, copy from downloaded or published materials, allow  another candidate to copy from you, or if you cheat in any other way.  Any information used must be  correctly referenced to its original source. Declaration of Authentication  I have read and understood the Notice to Candidates above. I have produced the attached work  without assistance, other than that which my teacher has explained is acceptable within the  specification. 

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