WALT identify the different genres of television Non fiction Fiction
WALT identify social issues: What is a social issue? Poverty Global Warming Water Pollution Air pollution Over fishing Animal Breeding
WALT identify the producer’s purpose of producing a documentary Why might a producer make a documentary? Inform or Spread a message e.g. Stop Bullying Entertain e.g. Supersize me about Mcdonalds Persuade e.g. To give money to support a cause Educate e.g. What are human rights Profit e.g. The Motorbike documentary
Different types of Purposes: To inform (journalist) To educate (teacher) To entertain (entertainer) To persuade (The advocate) For self-expression (the artist) For profit (the investor)
Identifying the purpose Watch http://youtu.be/O7-Ico-kLoM and identify the different types of purposes
Clip 1: Testament is a documentary about ancient history and archeology. Clip 2: Children of Chernobyl is a documentary about exposing the impact of the nuclear accident on the citizens of the Ukraine. Clip 3: In the Company of Whales is a program about whale behavior and the relationship between man and animals. Clip 4: Normandy: The Great Crusade is a commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Normandy invasion from the personal perspective of the participants.
WALT identify how language, sound and images can manipulate a message Discussion: How does music affect emotion?
How does music affect emotions? Music is one of the most important techniques used to encourage viewers to have an emotional response. Music can be added to make something look more playful, more suspenseful, more dramatic and spectacular, and more fearful. Lots of times when we are watching, we do not notice the impact that music can have.
WALT involve and engage the audience Getting and keeping viewers attention is one of the classic concerns of all media makers. Often: Movement, Action, Violence, Children and Humour can be highly effective. What is Propoganda? See propoganda Powerpoint.
Music - Activity Divide the class into two groups. Ask group 1 to put their heads down on their desks and close their eyes (They are not to see the first part of Segment 5). Now play the first part of Segment 5 for group 2, which shows the chimps playing with no background sound. Ask students in group 2 to write a sentence or two on their feelings after watching this segment. After students have completed this activity, ask group 2 to put their heads down and invite group 1 to listen to the next sequence, a clip of music only (no video). Ask students in group 1 to write a sentence or two on their feelings after listening. As a whole class, watch the third segment, which combines the images and music together. Invite students to read aloud their original interpretations and compare and contrast them with their feelings after watching the video-music combination. What did they notice about how music changed their interpretation of the image? What did they notice about how the image changed their interpretation of the music? http://youtu.be/2jkuYmJKag0 Again, as a whole class, watch the fourth segment, which combines the same images with different music. Invite the students to identify how this new suspenseful music alters their interpretation of the images.
WALT define a documentary: Short movie that gives you information and tries to persuade you Eye-opener – can change your perceptions Make you care about a topic Could be on history or future events Emotional attachment Interests you Educational Is your documentary going to Inform? Persuade? Or Educate?
WALT identify different Camera Techniques Close-up Pan Angle Shot Freeze Frame Time Lapse Aerial View Alter the lighting, pace, rhythm of the editing. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=grHvYviWUQE& feature=youtu.be
WALT identify different Camera Techniques What different camera techniques do we know of? What else can producers do with the camera to manipulate what we see?
WAL what a storyboard is: When a director is making a film, they plan out the story in picture form. It looks a bit like a comic strip. This is called a storyboard. A storyboard is a series of pictures and words that help the director to visualise the film. It also helps to guide the filming schedule. Each picture is drawn in a frame.
Storyboarding: This is an important part of the documentary process. This technique will help you to decide which pictures, sound, graphics will best suit the narrative script. See storyboarding lesson plan.
The Frame A frame is a visual border within which you can create an image, story or message. There are many types of shots. Depends on five elements: (SHAMP) Size of the frame Height of camera Angle of frame Movement of camera Placement of camera
Video Scavenger Hunt In small teams you will have to videotape as many types of shots as you can!
Size of the Frame
Height of the Camera
Angle of the Frame
Movement of the Camera
The power of the interview
Brainstorm: What makes a good interview?
Interviewing Do’s and Don’ts:
Movie Trailers: Earthlings: http://youtu.be/yW3gunMSCu4 Home documentary: http://youtu.be/3EYSSc-xGtY Supersize me: http://youtu.be/I1Lkyb6SU5U Arctic Tale: http://youtu.be/5bR9DlFFxtA An Inconvenient Truth http://youtu.be/OAK8Cd4t0WA The end of poverty? http://youtu.be/LRZnEBFYNS0 Baby smoker http://youtu.be/x4c_wI6kQyE Child chain smoker http://youtu.be/xCGaCgjY0hs What are humans rights? http://youtu.be/MkEX0kp0H6w We can stop world hunger http://youtu.be/ktSCbW1Adfk The garbage children of Cebu http://youtu.be/a6NHuggG6vU