Media Expression Learning Outcome 10

In this learning outcome we took a look at copyright and the subsequent issues that come with it, such as company’s not advertising it as copyrighted and company’s or individuals trying to copyright thing that isn’t actually their intellectual property.

We also looked at the data protection act which is where if you give your personal information to a individual or company they have a duty to protect this information.

Then we read about the consumer protection act which protects people who buy things online by giving them the right to get as full refund on the products that they deem unfit for use.


Learning Outcome 6 – Digital Media Technology And Creation of An Online Identity


What is an online identity and why would you use one?

A online identity is the username you use online, this is so that you dont have to use your real name. you can also use your online identity on multiple websites so that its easy to remember for you and other people.

What is social media optimisation?

Social media optimisation is where social media websites such as twitter, facebook Ect place links in order to generate web flow to the website.

Why do you think social media marketing is important?

social media marketing is important because social media websites are the most used websites now a-days.

Internet Skills Learning Outcome 4

In this module we looked at computer viruses and what they do to your computer. and we also looked at how to counter this threat.

We looked at backing up your files not only to a hard drive but to something like the cloud. We looked at password safety and methods to use to make your password harder to guess.

We then glanced at content monitoring, not only the legal way but the illegal way like spyware and ways to counter it with firewalls.

Then we discussed what information isnt safe to share with people online. and also we looked at internet practices that are not safe for work.

Internet Skills Learning Outcome 3

download-2We looked at some websites and their intended purpose like youtube has videos and Facebook had the feature to talk with people and show others what your up to.

we also had to identify the certain parts of a internet browser like the search bar, tabs and  and the buttons to close the browser or minimise it.

Then we looked at the definition of the abbreviation URL.

We had a look at different E-commerce websites like amazon and ebay. we glanced at youtube vlogs shortly, and i was asked if i would be a Vlogger id sooner jump off a bridge.

Internet Skills Learning Outcome 2

In this outcome we learned about somethings used on the internet like different country’s use different addresses like Ireland has .ie and England has

We aslo had a look at what the internet is used for like social media, video sharing, research and alot more.

We had a look at emails and what they are good for, i said it was good for sending letter digitally and quick.


Media Expression Learning Outcome 5

In this module we looked at the types of shots in media for example Long Shot (LS), Medium Shot (MS), Close Up (CU) and Extreme Close Up (XCU).

Then We took a shot look at the rule of thirds and went onto the 108° rule and had to explain what it was.

We than had a look a lighting options like Back Lighting, Fill Lighting and Key Lighting. and we also had to make a short video showing off out video editing skills, which in my opinion i did the best. You can see my video below

Media Expression Learning Outcome 6 – Health, Safety, Welfare and Personal Hygiene.

In this learning outcome we learned about some risks and hazards in media production, for example mental health, dangerous people and places are major concerns for people affiliated with media production.

We also looked at some hazards you might encounter when working on a location film shoot, i wrote some hazards might be falling objects or contracting a sickness.

Then we looked at some procedures you might take to reduce these hazards like informing the workers to be careful when doing anything dangerous and make sure there is people around incase something goes wrong.

Media Expression learning Outcome 4 – Practical Research

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In this learning outcome we looked at scripts and drew a storyboard of the script and added. and we looked at diffrent shot types like medium and long shots we added what we learned about shot types into the storyboard and adjusted them.

Then we looked at shooting schedules for film sets and remade them with our own interpretations. then we did the same with call sheet and came up with diffrent names, times and cast members. then we looked at radio running order samples which lets the people behind the microphones know what they are supposed to be doing  and at what time.

Media Expression Learning Outcome 3 – Production Methods

In this learning outcome we looked at the essentials for pre-production, production and post-production. We looked at some terminology and looked up their definition.

We also looked at the similarities with studios for radio and TV. Next we looked at the definition for techniques used in film making like panning, tracking and zooming.

We also had to identify some media equipment and had two write down what they did, then we looked at diffrent types of audios in TV and film like location sound, wild track and ADR. Next we looked at some audio tracks and wrote down what we heard.

Some times in shooting for films or TV shows there is a need for certain equipment i will now list off some things that may be needed,

1, Wind Muff – For Stopping the wind from overpowering the voices of the

2, Tripod – Used to stabilise the camera so the shot isn’t shaken.Magnus_PV_3310_Photo_Tripod_With_796298.jpg

3, Lapel Mic – This is usually used for Tv because it is easy to conceal ind usually doesn’t stand out.


4, Dolly – Used for walking shots and following characters during fight scenes. download-2.jpg

5, Monitor – A small screen to see how the shot will look through the camera. elvid_rvm_7b_alt_7_lightweight_advanced_on_1037011

A common Technique used in horror movies nowadays is “Jump Scares” which is where something pops onto the screen and a loud sound plays to try and make the viewer jump out of their seats hence the name “Jump Scare”. an example of this in the new IT movie trailer in the scene where the child is looking into the storm drain and the clown pops into view without warning.