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Assignment 8 draft 3 part 1

  1. 1. Assignment 8: IndividualCoursework presentation Draft 2
  2. 2. ADraft 2 Feedback Video is posted on my blog
  3. 3. B
  4. 4. DEVELOPING CELEBRITY & AUDIENCE D TOPIC..A) What is the purpose of the documentary? The purpose is to show viewers how much celebritieshave changed and how active they have now become in our lives. Also, to provide an unbiased view throughout the documentary and allow viewers to form their own opinions
  5. 5. B) What would people learn about this topicfrom your documentary?They would learn about the different social media and how they make it easier for audience to be participatory.
  6. 6. C) What style of documentary is it? Explainwhy/howObservatory because..• Celebrity case studies will be viewed and analysed• Footage of participatory audience will be shownInformative because..• Changing audience information• Social media types and what they provide etc
  7. 7. D) A documentary series about‘Celebrity & Audience: Then and Now’Episode 1: How celebrities become famous?Sport, tv, music, film etcEpisode 2: What does it really meant to be acelebrity? Celebrities then and now (casestudies) etcEpisode 3: How audiences have changed in howparticipatory they are (tv shows, concerts, socialnetwork etc)
  8. 8. AUDIENCE EWho is the audience? Why?Audience: 17-34 year old femalesBritish and American, interested in social networking sites, blogging, watching film and televisionBecause..• They use social media a lot more• They watch have a greater interest in all aspects of celebrity life
  9. 9. Who is the target audience? Why?17-26 year old femalesEthnicity: British and minority ethnic groupsInterests: crime/factual television, debating and socialising regularlyBecause..• They use social media regularly• They are a lot more participatory as audience
  10. 10. Who is the secondary audience? Why?32-38 year olds• Could be interested in the great change in celebrity and audience over the years
  11. 11. Is it a niche or mass audience? Why?Mass because..• A lot of the public interact with social media• A vast majority idolise a type of celebrity• Many have been an audience at some point in time
  12. 12. Relate your target audience to channel/timeshownIt will be shown on ITV2 at 9pm because..• Target audience would be home from work and other commitments• Other shows targeted to that audience will be on after that time
  13. 13. Connect purpose to audience – why should/dothey want to learn about this topic? Almost everybody interacts with social media and is an audience to some kind of celebrity
  14. 14. HInspiration
  15. 15. Fearne Cotton and.. Establishing shot highlighting lavish life Interviewing Craig David about his life then and now
  16. 16. Presenter taking part inactivities duringdocumentary Close up – greater detailVoiceover – guidesand informsaudiencethroughoutdocumentary
  17. 17. One Direction: A Year in the Making Archival footage – Hashtag for twitter highlights – celebrities rely on journey audience to interact with social media
  18. 18. Establishingshot – a Interview –reminder of the audiencehow it was get aauditioning trustworthy account of his experience Font, 12 months earlier.. Bold white capitals = importance
  19. 19. CHANNEL & TIME IITV 2 because..• firm tradition of celebrity based topics are shown• documentaries show the change in time for celebrity& audience Fearne Cotton and.. One Direction: Year in the making
  20. 20. CONVENTION USE DEVELOP CHALLENGE DESCRIPTIONArchival footage Footage of  audience and celebrities for evidence Houses, arenas,Establishing shots  studios etcInterview  Interview with public, sociologi sts, psychologist sVoiceover Not just at the  start but throughoutSupporting images  Images of celebrities and audiencePresenter  Presenter will be a media student
  21. 21. Establishing shot• Where celebrities & audiences meet• Where they are individually
  22. 22. Use of presenter/voiceover• A media student studying about audience theories etc• Presenter actually has relevance/knowledge to topic
  23. 23. Public Interviews• Discuss why celebrities are admired• Audience participation then and now• Which celebrities they admire & why?
  24. 24. Expert interviews (with titles)• Bold, white titles• Sociologists – theories concerning people in society• Psychologists – theories concerning attachment, admiration and relationships
  25. 25. Supporting Footage/Photographs• Photographs of audiences’ participation then and now• Photographs of celebrities then and now• Footage of concerts, signings etc• Footage of audience participation then and now
  26. 26. Use of statistics, graph or diagram• Diagram for type of celebrity that is the most respected/current
  27. 27. Structure2 min introduction 1 min introduction 2 min Last 10-20 seconds(series) (episode) (to focus (preview to next on first episode) subtopic of episode)Celebrity & audience Audience What it means toparticipation then and now interaction with the be a celebrity, ideathroughout.. celebrities then and changing of instant fame e.g•Tv now types of olympians are now•Film audience global stars• sport• music
  28. 28. Why do ordinary peoplehave so much respect for celebrities?
  29. 29. CELEBRITY IDOLISATIONWhy do people idolise celebrities?• More than just public figures• With support of internet celebrities are more apparent in their lives• Difference in lives
  30. 30. Narcissistic Idolisation• Researcher Heinz Kohut says “idolisation is a developmentally appropriate response to being a child“ and “adolescents engage in idolisation in order to compensate for the narcissistic injury of the inevitable failure of ones parents to live up to their childs lofty needs and desires.”• This suggests that because that because parents aren’t the epic figure children aspire to, they avert focus to people living up to their expectations by leading extremely lavish lives. www.ehow.co.uk
  31. 31. The changing types of audience..
  32. 32. DEVELOPING CELEBRITY IDOLISATIONWhat are the audience evolving to be? What role dothey play in the celebrity phenomenon?• Media audiences were inactive recipients• Now media establishments encourage active participation
  33. 33. The audience as ‘Props’• Traditional methods for example quiz shows and documentaries which follow the normal lives of ordinary people have always needed audience participation.• In the 1960s and 70s an example of a popular TV show is The Golden Shot. Many quiz and game shows of the time had members of the public participating as competitors. Media Magazine
  34. 34. The Audience as ‘Curiosities’• In the 1970s the main focus of successful shows was to investigate consumer health or issues• Great concern & consideration was shown to audiences• Example: That’s Life
  35. 35. The Audience as ‘Content’• Participating audience provided the show’s content• You’ve Been Framed was based around audience members submitting home videos, could be the originator of Youtube.• Youtube now uses audience to provide content eg Robert’s Web C4: 2010
  36. 36. The Audience as ‘Subjects’• A popular format in the 90s was a fly on the wall series called ‘docusoap’. Many of these shows focused on work environments ie Driving School and Airports.• These shows had a few breakout characters, through being a participating audience they became celebrities.• Early examples of the convention of reality television that some participants are provided with platform to move from being an audience member to being a celebrity
  37. 37. Audience Participation – Big Brother Powerful PowerlessThe producers of the • Controls who appears by • Cant completely control the holding auditions way participants behave orshow • Creates specific the relationships they form representations of • Cant control the way contestants through audience vote selective editing • Constructs situation to manipulate who’s up for evictionAudience • Can select who stays or goes • Cant always identify how by voting during eviction much editing may be • Can choose not to watch manipulating the perception programme if its not of characters entertaining enoughParticipants • They can alter behaviour in • They are unaware how they an attempt to make are being presented by the themselves more popular institution or the tabloid pressPress • They can choose to • They cannot directly represent contestants as influence the contestants ‘villains’, ‘victims’, ‘heroes’ activities in the house etc

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