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Media Year 13 First Presentation Sarah Mcgee X

  1. 1. A2 Media Presentation Sarah McGee
  2. 2. Ideas For Documentaries Teenage pregnancy Young Mums Abortions Money /Accommodation Issues Youth Crime Under Age Smoking And Alcohol Weight Issues For Young Girls Stereotypes Jobs & Education Anorexia Eating Disorders Media Influences Money & Drugs Binge Drinking Health Issues Peer pressure
  3. 3. Conventions Of A Documentary <ul><li>Actuality - Actuality is the term for film footage of real life events, places and people </li></ul><ul><li>Voice-over -the voice-over in a documentary is a commentary by the filmmaker, spoken while the camera is filming, </li></ul><ul><li>Interviews-The interview is a common documentary technique. It allows people being filmed to speak directly about events </li></ul><ul><li>Reconstructions - Reconstructions are also often used in documentaries. They are artificial scenes of an event which has been reconstructed and acted out on film based on information of the event </li></ul><ul><li>Exposition </li></ul><ul><li>In a documentary, the exposition occurs at the beginning and introduces the important themes of the film </li></ul>
  4. 4. Youth Crime What Causes Youth Crime Drugs Education / Jobs Alcohol Street Gangs
  5. 5. What Causes Youth Crime <ul><li>These are some of the major risk factors that increase the chances of young people committing crimes: </li></ul><ul><li>troubled home life </li></ul><ul><li>poor attainment at school, truancy and school exclusion </li></ul><ul><li>drug or alcohol misuse and mental illness </li></ul><ul><li>deprivation such as poor housing or homelessness </li></ul><ul><li>peer group pressure </li></ul>
  6. 6. Alcohol <ul><li>A large minority of young people in their early teens take part in heavy ‘ binge ’ drinking even though they are well below the age when they can legally buy alcohol. 35 Percent of 13- and 14-year-old students in Year 9 at school admit they have recently downed five or more alcoholic drinks in a single session , rising to more than half of all 15- and 16-year-old pupils in Year 11 </li></ul>
  7. 7. Facts <ul><li>The number of under-18s convicted or cautioned over violent offences rose from 17,590 to 24,102 - an increase of 37 per cent. </li></ul><ul><li>Convictions of under-18s for carrying knives and other weapons doubled in a decade, from 1,909 in 1997 to 4,181 in 2006. </li></ul><ul><li>Three-quarters of all violent crime suspects are freed on bail while awaiting Crown Court trials. </li></ul>
  8. 8. What drugs are young people using? <ul><li>New drugs come along all the time. So-called club drugs - often used at night clubs and all-night dance parties - are cleverly marketed. They promise new and different ways to find fun, energy, or relaxation. The dangers are mostly ignored or denied. Ecstasy - one of the more widely used club drugs - comes in the form of brightly coloured pills to make the drug more tempting to young people. </li></ul><ul><li>. Among 12- to 17-year-olds, about 1 in 12 reports using marijuana in the past month. About one in five says she's used the drug at some time. Marijuana growers keep coming up with new and more potent varieties . Today's marijuana is stronger than the drug that many recall from the 1970s. Yet, the myths about marijuana go on, with claims that it is harmless or even helpful. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Facts <ul><li>Among 12- to 17-year-olds: </li></ul><ul><li>Almost half of those who smoked cigarettes in the past month also used illegal drugs </li></ul><ul><li>More than 4 in 10 who binge drank - had 5 or more drinks on the same occasion - in the past month used illegal drugs </li></ul><ul><li>On the other hand, only 1 in 20 teens who did not smoke cigarettes or who did not drink alcohol used illegal drugs. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Why do young people join street gangs? <ul><li>Young people can join gangs for a number of reasons. They can join to get: </li></ul><ul><li>recognition </li></ul><ul><li>excitement </li></ul><ul><li>friends </li></ul><ul><li>acceptance </li></ul><ul><li>a sense of belonging </li></ul><ul><li>power over other people </li></ul><ul><li>money from crime </li></ul><ul><li>protection </li></ul><ul><li>territory </li></ul><ul><li>respect </li></ul>
  11. 11. Anorexia Weight Issues Eating Disorders Media Influences On Weight Issues Compulsive Overeating Bulimia Anorexia Celeb’s Magazines Diets
  12. 12. Anorexia In Young Girls Symptoms Help They Can Receive Consequences Facts Barbie As An influence
  13. 13. Media Influences <ul><li> </li></ul>
  14. 14. Anorexia
  15. 16. You tube http:// =gTQpMIUC-78
  16. 17. Facts <ul><li>The number of young girls admitted to hospital with anorexia has almost doubled in a decade, official figures revealed yesterday. </li></ul><ul><li>Children as young as nine are being rushed to hospital after becoming seriously ill by starving themselves almost to death because of their condition. </li></ul><ul><li>Around 1.1million people in Britain have an eating disorder such as anorexia or bulimia, but it is rare for them to be so ill that they end up in hospital. </li></ul><ul><li>But new figures show that the number of admissions among girls aged 16 and under jumped 80 per cent - from 256 in 1999/97 to 462 - in 2006/07. </li></ul><ul><li>Since Labour came to power, almost 3,000 girls aged 16 and under have been admitted to hospital with anorexia </li></ul>
  17. 18. Online Documentary <ul><li> </li></ul>
  18. 19. Barbie – Perfect Women
  19. 20. Is Barbie to Blame? <ul><li>Any child watching prime-time TV is also exposed to ultra-thin women. &quot;How many adults talk about dieting, looking greater as they become thinner and thinner? </li></ul><ul><li>According to recent studies, many fifth- and sixth-grade girls have tried to lose weight. It doesn't mean that they will develop anorexia nervosa, but it does mean that they are feeling the crush of cultural and social pressure. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;As an example, look at the figure of Barbie. Her figure is an impossibility for any young girl or woman to achieve, and yet she is the image of beauty,&quot; .&quot;How many girls yearn to look like her, or other dolls of the same image?&quot; </li></ul>
  20. 21. Barbie <ul><li>Barbie holds the distinction of being the first doll to become an adult figure in the child’s life . She became an icon, a role model, a figure to be emulated and revered, transforming the child’s role of caretaker to one of the passive bystander and observer of a creature who had made it in life and had it all. She would ultimately become a representative of our own culture. Mothers, as well as their daughters took in Barbie’s messages about how shape and size matters. </li></ul>
  21. 22. <ul><li>If she were alive, Barbie would be a woman standing 7 feet tall with a waistline of 18 inches and a bustling of 38-40. </li></ul><ul><li>she would need to walk on all fours just to support her peculiar proportions . Yet media advertising, television and Hollywood would reinforce her message, influencing what would become the American ideal of beauty . By the time a girl is 17 years old, she has received over 250,000 such commercial messages through the media. Eating disorders are the most lethal of all of the mental health disorders, killing or maiming 6-13% of their victims, 87% of whom are under the age of 20 </li></ul>
  22. 23. Cindy Jackson <ul><li>Cindy Jackson, was so influenced by Barbie that it became her life mission to look exactly like her. Her obsession to look like Barbie started when her parents bought her first Barbie at the age of 6. And she didn't give up until she reached her goal . She ended up spending about $55,000 and underwent 20 plastic surgery operations to reach her goal of becoming Barbie.(3) </li></ul><ul><li>20 operations! </li></ul><ul><li>This is just one example of how impossible it is to reach this ideal image without major alterations of our natural beauty. </li></ul>
  23. 25. Consequences <ul><li>Anorexia is a form of starving yourself. You deny your body nutrients it needs to be healthy. You force your body to slow down in order to preserve energy. When you force your body to slow down, you put yourself at very serious risk. The risk includes risk of death. When you deprive your body of nutrients, you may cause any of the following dangerous consequences: ---Abnormally slow heart rate ---Low blood pressure ---Changes in the heart muscle ---Risk of heart failure ---Electrolyte imbalance </li></ul>---Your periods may stop. ---Changes in your bones. They lose density. This is called osteoporosis. Your bones can then break more easily. ---Loss of muscle tone throughout your body ---Weakness ---Severe dehydration, which can result in kidney failure ---Hair loss is common ---Fainting. ---Death. Hospitalization may be required to restore your weight. Over 10% of people admitted to the hospital for treatment of anorexia eventually die from their anorexia.
  24. 26. Symptoms Dramatic weight loss in a short period of time Obsession with weight, exercise and / or with the content of calories and fat in food Obsession with what others eat Visible food restriction and self-starvation Playing around food on the plate or cutting the food in to small pieces Trying to hide body shape by wearing big or baggy clothes Frequent trips to the bathroom immediately following meals Dizziness and headaches Mood swings Depression, fatigue and poor sleeping habits Secretive eating patterns and / or fear of eating around others Hair loss and/or skin that appears pale Difficulty Concentrating Frequent sore throats and/or swollen glands Distorted body image Low self-esteem and feelings of worthlessness. Feeling cold all the time Loss of menstrual cycle.
  25. 27. Story Boards <ul><li>The First shot I want to do is a tracking shot going along a Barbie isle in a toy shop . </li></ul>During this there will be a voice over telling the audience facts about Barbie's influences on young children and there weight.
  26. 28. The second shot I want to do is a level shot of children playing with Barbie's. Voice over talking about how this can affect children from a really young age.
  27. 29. Short Clip Of Cindy Jackson Here I would like the voice over to be explaining to the audience how far some people will actually go to look like a real Barbie .
  28. 30. An over shoulder shot of an anorexic person telling there story
  29. 31. Interviews <ul><li>An Anorexic person </li></ul><ul><li>Parent or carer o someone who has anorexia </li></ul><ul><li>A Doctor </li></ul><ul><li>A Friend </li></ul>
  30. 32. Poster <ul><li>I Want to do a poster that shows teens anorexia is not a good thing to have and that it causes many problems and has serious consequences' , and because I want to focuses on is Barbie I would like to do a poster that shows she is a bad influence rather then a good one. </li></ul>
  31. 33. By Sarah McGee