What have you learned from your audience feedback?
1.After watching the first 5 minutes, would you want to watch the rest of the documentary?Everybody who answered thisquestion said yes they would want towatch the rest of the documentary, asthey found the beginning veryinteresting and learned a lot withinthe first 5 minutes, and they wantedto find out more information aboutT-shirts.
2. Is the topic of the documentary obvious throughout?Everybody who answered thisquestion said that the topic of thedocumentary was obviousthroughout.
3. What are the strengths of the documentary?• Camera Work • Choice of music• Mise-en-scene for interviews • Choice of music • Cutaways
4. What are the weaknesses of the documentary? ¾ people said that there were no weaknesses.Mel said that thegraphics needed to bekept on screen forlonger, so there isenough time to readthem.
5. Do you like/think the song choices are appropriate? I have learned that 4/4 people liked the song choices, and thought that they were appropriate for the programme. One even commented on the song we have used in the opening titles. Overall, people liked our song choices.
6. Do you think that the filming is of a high/good enough quality? In terms ofcamera work, is there anything that you would change?I have learned that those who have watched thedocumentary, thought that the filming was of a highquality, therefore making the documentary look very professional.
7. Do you think that the editing works well? Is there anything that you would change?Comments I received on the editing were very positive: every personsaid that the editing does work well.Someone commented saying that the editing makes the documentaryseem professional.Another person said that they likeour use of cutaways. In particular, Alex said that the editing makes the documentary “flow” and it “works well”.
Overall, the feedback I received was very positive.However, if I had the chance to do this again, there are a few thingsI would do differently:1. Make sure the graphics appear on screen for longer2. Make sure when during interviews, there are no background noises3. Also make sure when during interviews, the interviewee will not be disturbed, in order to avoid them breaking eye contact with the interviewer
1. Does the print advert grab your attention?Everybody who answered said that they would watch the documentaryafter looking at the newspaper advertisement.What attracted them, and caught their attention:• „Bright colours‟• „Striking image‟• „Endearing text‟• „Very to the point‟
2. Is the topic of the documentary clear? I learned that the topic of the documentary is clear throughout the 5 minutes, and the audience were not left guessing what it is about. Every interview relates to the topic. Significantly, one person even picked up on the fact that the t shirts are supposed to represent stereotypes, and that we should judge people by appearances.
3. Do you think that the slogan relates to the topic of the documentary? I learned that people think the slogan works really well, due to the fact that it is a question. Numerous people stated that it makes them think about the question, if not answer it. This is what we were aiming to do.
4. Do you think that the documentary issuitable for people between the ages of 16- 25?I learned that everybody thought that the documentary issuitable for people between the ages of 16-25, as T-shirts aretypically worn by younger people.
5. Is there anything that you would change? Interestingly, ¾ people that commented said that there isnt anything that they would change. However, Melissa stated that she would maybe have a more interesting background rather than a plain one.
Overall, the feedback I received was very positive.However, if I had the chance to do this again, there are a few thingsI would do differently:1. Maybe chose individuals who are completely different to one another in appearance2. Try and make the text on the shirts the same size/thickness etc3. Maybe use a different colour background
1. After listening to the radio trailer, would you want to watch the rest of the documentary?I have learned that people dowant to watch the rest of thedocumentary after listening tothe radio trailer, and that thesubject of T-shirts is interestingthe audience.Also, people want to watchbecause they are curious aboutwhat their own T-shirts will sayabout them.
2. Does the documentary sound interesting?I have learned that the audiencedo think the documentary soundsinteresting, and therefore wouldwatch the rest of the programme.Interestingly, people stated thatthe radio trailer had their fullattention the whole way through.
Overall, the feedback I received was very positive.However, if I had the chance to do this again, there are a few thingsI would do differently:1. Include more voxpops2. Higher the voiceover-as it is a little quiet