Material discussed – You will be given a list of well known media text and be asked to trace their production and distribution history and the reasons why it made sense for the companies behind them to invest in them

Select ONE media text from ANY of the three media areas below and examine the factors that contributed to their global commercial success. You must pay particular attention to the synergies and other key business strategies mobilised by your chosen text’s producer and/or distributor/record label/network, and the impact these have had on the production (choice of genre, style, narrative [for films and television shows]; music genre, language of lyrics [for albums]) and dissemination of the media text