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Representation in Ethnicity Monday 14th November 2011 Terminology STEREOTYPE / CONFORM / SUBVERT / EXOTIC / DANGEROUS LO: To recap key areas of analysis / PITIED / HUMOUROUS / SEXUALISED, UNIFIED / CONFLICT /To analyse the representation of Ethnicity BINARY OPPOSITION through sound and editing
Age FeedbackMissing Homework:- Rauri- Suhaib- Rianna- Kamila- Tyler Rem- Zenith- Sam 2
Age Feedback• P.E.E. structure – P: Cinematography is used to represent the youth. – E: This is evident when we denote the use of a high angle shot of the younger character. – E: The shot connotes the character as vulnerable which conforms to the typical rep of young characters in an intimidating environment etc...• Terminology: – represent – denote / connote – Signify – conform / subvert 3
MISE EN SCENE – MUST CINEMATOGRAPHY – CONSIDERC – Costume/Make UpL – LightingP – Production DesignP – PropsS - SpaceEDITING - EVERYTHING SOUND – IN SHOT
MISE EN SCENE – MUSTC – Costume/Make Up CINEMATOGRAPHY – CONSIDERL – Lighting A – AngleP – Production Design M – MovementP – Props P – PositionP – Performance S – Shot typeS - Space How will you remember your micro elements? Come up with your own anagrams…EDITING – EVERYTHING SOUND – IN SHOTP – Pace No – Non diegetic (soundtrack)A – Action D – Diegetic (sound effects)S – Sequence S – SilenceT - Transitions
Ethnicity• What is ethnicity? Ext: Why do we• Are these typical have these stereotypical views?representations?
What is ethnicity?• Racial stereotypes - based on social myths perpetuated through time;• Different minority ethnic groups generally under represented in TV Dramas.• Are stereotypes reinforced or subverted?
Ethnic Stereotypes in the Media • When we think about the representation of ethnicity it’s important to remember Alvarado’s (1987) stereotypes in the representation of ethnicity and race: • EXOTIC • DANGEROUS • PITIED • HUMOUROUS • And a recent revision of this has added the SEXUALISED stereotype. – to what extent are these stereotypes reinforced or contradicted in this extract?Hotel Babylon Extracthttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3bG4k36kghI&feature=player_embedded%23!
Ethnic Stereotypes in the Media - Unity and Conflict• It’s also important to recognise that representation of ethnicity is characterised by UNITY and CONFLICT• Unity is often an element of the representation of ethnicity, this hits a stereotype of ethnicity, that of close families and tight communities.• A cliche of Ethnic minorities in the extract are shown united by religious beliefs, games and work as well as ethnicity and culture.
Ethnic Stereotypes in the Media - Unity and Conflict • Conflict is often the binary opposition of ethnic groups and the wider society. • Even when ethnic groups are assimilated (merged) into wider society, difference and diversity is emphasised through representation. • You can see evidence of this in an extract from Spookshttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HjwvCoiKZ-8&feature=related
How is Ethnicity represented in this clip from Hotel Babylon? • Level 3: 3 P.E.E. commenting on only sound. • Level 4: 3 P.E.E. commenting on sound and editing. • For your explanation, comment on whether your example reinforces or subverts the stereotypes of: EXOTIC, DANGEROUS, PITIED, HUMOUROUS, SEXU ALISED, UNIFIED or in CONFLICT. Terminology Represent / denote / connote / signify / stereotype / conform / subvert / dialogue / soundtrack / sound effect / shot reverse-shot / reaction shot / cutawayHotel Babylon Extract 11http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3bG4k36kghI&feature=player_embedded%23!