RepresentationDreaming Out Loud – Sally J Johnson
FemaleBy the use of cinematography we have edited the video to show themain character as vulnerable. We did this by using the technicalfeatures of cutting the scenes and overlapping them to connote a senseof fear and confusion as the character is looking around trying to figureout where she is.
Female The ballerina in this video is shown as also vulnerable when she is being attacked by men, this links with Laura Mulveys theory of the male gaze where the women is looked on as an object. However, this character is also shown as a strong women as she scares the animals in the forest. In this image below we used an editing technique to change the color of the background to connote that the character is strong even after being
Male With the males in the music video they are patriarchal and this is very stereotypical when it comes to representing males in the media. We showed this by using dark colored costumes to represent them as scary and dominant characters. Also, in the scenes the woman is placed in the middle of both men and this connotes a sense of the men being in control of the female.
MaleIn this screen shot it shows how dominant the men in the music videoare, once again the male is shown with dark clothing and is dark haredwhereas the female is light hair. This connotes the idea that men are incontrol of women and that they are patriarchal.
In these print screensboth females are shownand throughout the musicvideo they are bothshown with differentpersonalities, as the maincharacter is shown to bevulnerable and lostwhereas the ballet danceris also shown asvulnerable when beingattacked however, she isalso shown as strong.This is shown bycontrasting them both andusing differentbackground colors toconstruct the idea of the