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Preparation for AS Media Studies Preliminary task

Preparation for AS Media Studies Preliminary task

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    Opening sequences Opening sequences Presentation Transcript

    • Opening sequences AS Media Studies
    • Aim
      • To view many opening sequences
      • Prepare to produce a detailed analysis of the components
    • Components
      • Visuals
        • Simple
        • Long and extreme long shots predominate
      • Editing
        • Slow
      • Sound
        • Volume
        • Pace/tempo
        • Tone (style/genre)
      • Narrative Content
        • Todorov
      • Titles
        • Order
    • Mississippi Burning
      • 2 shots
      • Introduces the subject matter
      • Gospel blues music - crescendo
      • Slow paced
      • Limited titles
    • The Perfect Storm
      • 2000
      • Dir Wolfgang Petersen
    • Walk the Line
      • 2005
      • Director James Mangold
    • The Commitments
      • 1991
      • Director Alan Parker
      • Same director as Mississippi Burning
    • Syriana
      • 2005
      • Director Stephen Gaghan
      • See sheet
      • Example of analysis
    •  
    • Syriana
      • Re view with sheet
    • Watch and try
    • Tweet
      • Research - viewed several opening sequences and took notes
    • Opening sequences Lesson 2
    • Aims
      • Understand how to analyse opening sequences
    • Task 1
      • You will need to demonstrate that you can observe and deconstruct a film O/S
      • Watch Paris Texas
      • Make notes
      • Refer to Syriana
    • Discuss
      • Visuals
      • Soundtrack
      • Dialogue
      • Narrative
      • Titles
    • Task 2
      • In groups produce analysis of a film from those available
    • Feedback
    • How to present
      • Remember visuals are better than words
    •  
    • Advice
      • Complete on Notes or similar
      • Save as jpeg
      • It will then show directly on blog
    • Homework
      • Produce an analysis of a film O/S in a visual form
      • Load onto your personal blog
      • Name film, year, director, genre
      • Deadline Friday 26th November
      • Tweet - analysis of opening sequence completed
    • Opening sequences Lesson 2