Documentary
Research
DEFINTION
DOCUMENTARY:
• 1. Consisting of, concerning, or based on documents.
• 2. Presenting facts objectively without ed...
PURPOSE OF A DOCUMENTARY
• Preserve
• Persuade
• Analyse
• Express
• Discuss
• Explore
• Intervene
• Enlighten
DOCUMENTARY CODES AND
CONVENTIONS
• Visuals – the use of animations and graphics to visually entertain
and inform the audi...
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Documentary research

  1. 1. Documentary Research
  2. 2. DEFINTION DOCUMENTARY: • 1. Consisting of, concerning, or based on documents. • 2. Presenting facts objectively without editorializing or inserting fictional matter, as in a book or film. • 3. A work, such as a film or television program, presenting political, social, or historical subject matter in a factual and informative manner and often consisting of actual news films or interviews accompanied by narration.
  3. 3. PURPOSE OF A DOCUMENTARY • Preserve • Persuade • Analyse • Express • Discuss • Explore • Intervene • Enlighten
  4. 4. DOCUMENTARY CODES AND CONVENTIONS • Visuals – the use of animations and graphics to visually entertain and inform the audience. • Archive Material – the use of stock and background footage, used as cutaways and can give evidence to support our views. (This includes extracts from TV, newspapers and advertisements.) • Interviews – The mise-en-scene of the interviews is important and the questions need to relate to the topic. Interviews help get advice from experts relating the to the topic. • Voiceovers – this matches the visuals and are a way of informing the audience. • Vox Pops – asking a quick question to a member of the public.

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