“ Some people think football is a matter of life and death. I assure you, it's much more serious than that.” -Bill Shankly
<ul><li>A three part documentary examining the intricacies of crowd behaviour. </li></ul><ul><li>Our extract would be from the episode; Football Fans. Further episodes would include Political and Music Crowds. </li></ul><ul><li>Examining aspects such as chanting, Mexican waves, etc, whilst also the darker side </li></ul><ul><li>Analysis from Psychologists & Police. </li></ul>Brief
Channel Propositions <ul><li>We would like the programme to fit in with the documentary style of ‘Bang Goes the Theory’ on BBC1 , with the analytical yet enjoyable process. </li></ul><ul><li>The order of information, analysis and then example in the above scene works in a way maintaining the audiences focus. This is something we feel we could use as a basis. </li></ul>
The Sub- Genre <ul><li>Presenter led </li></ul><ul><li>Frequent Interviews </li></ul><ul><li>Research data </li></ul><ul><li>Archive footage </li></ul><ul><li>Reflective of crowd behaviour </li></ul><ul><li>Behaviour to be analysed. </li></ul>
Target Audience <ul><li>Firstly, those of a scientific interest , due to the analytical behaviour of crowds. (What affects mob/crowd behaviour, targeting adults/teens interested in behavioural effects). </li></ul><ul><li>Secondly, sports fans . The basis of our documentary is that of football fans and the variety of their behaviour, ranging from the average fan to a hooligan. </li></ul>
Print Work <ul><li>For the two page spread we intend to do an interview with the presenter about the documentary talking retrospectively about experience gained. </li></ul><ul><li>The newspaper advert would be between the presenter in alone in a related scene/pose (see Michael Moore right), or a crowd of people walking towards one person. </li></ul>
Interviews Policeman – Personal experience of arrests due to football crowd trouble. Psychologists – Facts and Theories about how people change when in a crowd, whilst under the influence of alcohol etc. Football Fans – Opinions of why they go to football, amounts of money spent and satisfaction they receive.
Our Project <ul><li>Establish the setting of our project, London and the football culture surrounding. Earlier Quote. </li></ul><ul><li>Next, Discuss the ever expanding culture surrounding football and stereotypical actions fans engage in. </li></ul><ul><li>Next we will bring in professional opinion, an opinion from a Police Officer who has observed this behaviour. </li></ul>
Our Project (cont.) <ul><li>A run down of relevant statistics and facts to help educate the audience to the passionate nature of football fans. </li></ul><ul><li>Look at crowds in general and famous example; Maggie Thatcher Poll Riot. </li></ul><ul><li>A psychologist would analyse this example, and perhaps relate to modern day. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Thankyou, for your time. </li></ul><ul><li>Any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask. </li></ul>
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