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  • 1. DOCUMENTARYCONNOTATIONS FIGURE ME OUT
  • 2. O P E N I N G SEQUENCE• We used the opening shot of Facebook to illustrate immediately that we are dealing with new media such as the popular ideal of Facebook and using the ‘status’ connotes the feelings of an older generation asking the young what they would like to be?• We wanted to create the feeling of innocence for the opening of our documentary, we did this through the use of modelling a young girls innocence however portraying her vulnerability to disruption as she says ‘I want
  • 3. CONNOT A T I ONS• The vox pops are just the connotation of the publics opinion of themselves and to illustrate how much we view ourselves on our bodies appearance.• We used the stop motion as a connotation much like the use of the dispersion effect. We wanted to portray an image which is viewed on the surface as composed, much like we see people everyday. However, underlying
  • 4. CONNOT A T I ONS• We used the projected images to connote the female obsession with surveying and analysing every aspect of their body. This also has a second connotation of new media being impacted by big media through the online magazine industry.• We have used the B-eat Ambassador, Madz Conway as a way of showing every girls battles through
  • 5. CONNOTATIONS• Through the use of an educated media teacher and the nurse we were complying to the rules of the expository genre. This subjected that we had to use an experts opinion of this topic. This could contradict the argument Gauntlet suggested that to be creative we had to be ‘making and doing’ rather than a ‘sit back and be told’ culture.• Through the use of the media teacher
  • 6. CONNOT A T I ONS• We used pro ana sites to show explicitly, without the need to use emaciated models, the harmful contents that online media can bring through user generated websites such as Tumblr. We used a screen capture of scrolling through the pro ana blog, this is to connote the girl is looking through the website and to portray a constant threat and that is seemingly never ending . We also tried to connote that pro ana sites are easily accessible as a girl is sitting using her computer within her room.• We used many fillers throughout our
  • 7. CONNOT A T I ONS• We used a montage of film showing the implications that the internet has had on our generation. The montage also helps to enhance the opinion of bombardment of technical devices such as iPhones, laptops and tablets.• The new equilibrium of ‘what can we do’ is in itself the connotation of recovery. The presentation of the cards illustrating the text could connote the

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