Your task is to respond to the music you are hearing throughdiagram, drawing or specific words.
PositioningStuart Hall coined this term and demonstratedhow media creators, includingfilmmakers, encourage us to respond inparticular ways to what we see.Micro and macro features position spectators:They encourage us to take up a particular’position’ (point of view) to what we see.
Stuart Hall described three main waysspectators tend to respond to the way they arepositioned:a preferred readingan oppositional readinga negotiated reading
Preferreda preferred reading,where spectators accept the response and point of view thatfilmmakers intended Oppositionalan oppositional reading,where spectators reject the response and point of viewfilmmakers intendeda negotiated reading, Negotiatedwhere spectators only partially accept the response and point ofview filmmakers intended (modifying it with views of theirown, treating it with some scepticism).
PositioningPositioning is also be linked to Context. In particular Cultural or Social Context REMEMBER SHEP
Pick a twitter account, respond from the ‘position’ of the member of society. @bromleyboy95 (Average British teenager) @greatestdadintheworld (Father of 2, son & daughter) @jewandproud (Jewish business man, 50) @noonebetterthangreta (German Woman, mid 20’s) @wardy (Mrs Ward)