What I Learnt From My First Year

At the start of my first lesson I was made to create a list of what I learned from  last year: The base of the basics for CINEMA 4D, About polygons, resolution and effects it has on media, A few tools on After Effects, Refreshed on what I knew of Photoshop, The definition of HTML…

Production Schedule

More of our pre-production work and Damian volunteered to do the production schedule as he likes pre-production, and is a very organised person with quite a bit of experience making spreadsheets. Here is Damian’s posting of the full schedule. And Here is the day it was created.

Website Proposal

One piece of our pre-production was the “website proposal” which Ben did as he was the one who had some free time, with Damian and I busy with other things. Here is a link to the day it was created. And Here is Ben’s posting.

Aspects And Production For 2D Animation And Motion Graphics

After I had finished my brainstorming and done my storyboard, I set about drawing my aspects. Below are both my pre-production and my finished products. I made all my aspects – for both my 2D animation and my motion graphics using the same techniques, which are: Open a new canvas while referencing a sketch of the character…

Supplementary Report

After creating the powerpoint, this unit requires me to add a supplementary report to “supplement” the powerpoint. Rationale For my trailer I will make an adaptation of Fire Emblem’s first title: ‘Shadow Dragon and the Bade of Light’ released by Nintendo in April, 1990. To successfully make this game I will need it to have 2D animation,…

Sound Assets’ Creation

For sound, I have created a number of sound effects and a full soundtrack to go along my trailer as well. Here is the link to all my sound files. The only thing I did not make was the PEGI introduction.w Sound Effects To start off with, I had a friend of mine do a small…

Personal Careers Development Material

For this task I have been told to look for a job in the media sector, as such I have chosen from the National Careers Service. I thought about what I wanted to do and then what I  could do at the level I am currently at, as such as I chose ‘illustrator’ as it is art…

Employment Opportunities and Job Roles in the Media Sector

For this task I will be going to explain different employment opportunities in the media sector, with what I could in the future. Glossary For Employment Terms Full-time Contract: is a type of contract where the employee will work a lot more than part-time employees (5 days a week) though they are usually offered more benefits…

Regulation of the Media Sector

In the media sector, with it’s large audiences, and its number of productions and products associations there are also a number of legislations to regulate what is created to a ethical standard. Those Who Regulate The Media Industry  There are a number of companies which will regulate their area of the media industry, setting a standard for…

90’s Game Trailer: Screening And Evaluation

For this module I was required to choose a game from the 90’s to early 2000 to adapt and make into a trailer. I decided on Nintendo’s first Fire Emblem title: Ankoku Ryū to Hikari no Tsurugi or “Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light”.  Below is the finished product. I also have all the raw files of the…

Site Map

Below is a site map of our finished website that I created as part of our preproduction and to ease navigation. Key: Straight line – on another page Doted line – on the same   page but  requires scrolling

Practice With HTML

Learning about HTML, I practiced with Adobe Dreamweaver CS8. In page layouts  I choose “HTML”, minus a template so that I will be creating everything myself. It opens in the “Design” view which is used not dissimilarly to Photoshop, where the user will have an interface and manipulate graphics on screen. However, this would not help with…