Mockumentary - The Australian VoicePresentation Transcript
How can we turn poetry….
What do they have in common? The WHAT The why
So if they have the same message, and say the same thing about Australian voice, what is different? The HOW
Poetry: the HOW Metaphor Colloquial language Structure/layout Enjambment Punctuation Personification Hyperbole Imagery Symbolism
Film: the HOW Camera angles Editing Montage Sound Shots Mis en scene
Example: I wandered lonely as a cloud What POETIC technique is used here?
What FILM techniques would you use?
Mis en scene: person walking in empty setting with cloud by itself in vast blue sky
Shot: wide shot (emptiness)
Music: melancholy, slow, matching walking pace.
Editing: slowing down movement of person, synchronise with movement of cloud.
You are saying the same thing…. And achieving the same effect…. ….Only in a different way!
Your challenge: 1. Study the poetic techniques Dawe uses to create the Australian voice 2. Choose one of these voices to focus on 3. Decide which film techniques you can use to best translate Dawe’s message about Australian voice 4. Create a Chris Lilley-style mockumentary!
Who is this “Chris Lilley”? What are his mockumentaries like? We Can Be Heroes Summer Heights High Angry Boys What features does he use? We will investigate this!