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1.intro to unit

  1. 1. Institutions and Audiences Overview of the unit Sample exam questions Key Concepts The Case Studies
  2. 2. Over view • Section B of the exam (Section A is Television Drama) • Same weighting as Section A – 50 marks so spend equal time on it! • Section B will assess – Your understanding of how media institutions (film companies) currently operate – Your ability to explore ideas about how audience use media (in particular Film) – Your understanding of the relationship between audiences and institution
  3. 3. Key Terms • • • • • • • Audience Institutions Production Distribution Marketing Exhibition Consumption • • • • • • • • Horizontal Integration Vertical Integration Conglomerate Multi National Cross Media Ownership Convergence Synergy Digital Technology
  4. 4. The Media Triangle Media Text What has been produced Institution Target Audience Who has produced the text Who has the text been made for and what do they do with it
  5. 5. Exam Questions • • • • Look at the past questions What key words/themes do you notice Write each one on a post-it note Stick them up on the board. Group together the common words you come up with
  6. 6. What the Spec says • • • • Read through the hand out carefully This is the outline provided by OCR. What topics have come up in and past? What could still come up?
  7. 7. Case Study One • • • • • The Hobbit – An unexpected journey 2012 American Fantasy Epic! Directed by Peter Jackson Key Cast Ian McKellen Martin Freeman Richard Armitage Ken Stott Graham McTavish William Kircher James Nesbitt • Budget – between $200 and $315 million!!!! • Box Office – over $1 billion so far… • New Line Cinema (Time Warner)
  8. 8. Case Study Two • • • • • The Fifth Estate 2013 American/ British/Belgian Thriller???? Directed by Bill Condon Starring Benedict Cumberbatch Daniel Brühl Anthony Mackie David Thewlis Stanley Tucci • Budget: $26 million • Box Office: $8.5 million • Disney
  9. 9. Case Study Three • Shifty • 2009 • British urban thriller, from writer/director Eran Creevy. Set on the outskirts of London, it follows themes of friendship and loyalty over the course of 24 hours in the life of a young drug dealer, the charismatic "Shifty” • Budget £100,000 • Box Office $244,579 • BBC Films, Film London, Between the Eyes
  10. 10. Group Activity • In your groups you are to research one of the case studies • You need to complete all the sections on the sheet and your work will be photocopied for the rest of the class so do a good job! TYPE IT UP!!!! • Hand in via Student Drop.

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