Celebrity documentariesUsually follow the day to day life of a celebrity or celebrity couple.Gives the audience insight, whether a truthful or glorified, life of acelebrity.Reported by a presenter or a voiceover.The audiences opinion can be greatly influenced to eithersympathise or resent aspects of their lfiestyle.Target audience is typically young adults or teenagers who find aninterest in celebrity news.Examples:Kerry and Me, What Katie did next, Peter Andre: The next chapter
Documentary film/mockumentaryThe audience is largely dependent on the content which can varygreatly.Material studied can be up to date issues such aweight, religion, other cultural aspects, war etc.Offer the audience a different way of viewing a documentary whichsome may find engaging.Presenter often talks to the camera before undergoing their ownjourney to discover more about their topic.Examples:Supersize me, Borat and Bruno (mockumentaries)
Conspiracy documentaries The reason for them in to reveal a new argument to why and how a historical event happened. Typically subjective to only one point of view to persuade the audience. Usually feature voiceovers of presenting explaining their theory while presenting footage as evidence and interviews to support their claim. Usually has a wider audience dependant on conspiracy.Examples:9/11 attacks, did a man land on the moon and area 51.
DispatchesOften slightly older audiences that are interested in current affairs.Current affairs discovered through undercover cameras to reveal thetrue workings of associations.To reveal the negative aspects of associates and what they sweepunder the rug to misplace a form of trust within the audienceExamples:Undercover social worker after baby P incident