Editing• Inspirations/Examples:• All expository.• British way of death (BBC) Use of title cards to introduce new subject and archive footage. http://bobnational.net/programme.php?archive=15645&view=flas h_player• Exposure: British way of death (ITV) Expose of malpractice within the funeral industry. More unusual transitions for doc such as split screen. http://www.itv.com/itvplayer/video/?Filter=325738• Dead good job: More light hearted. Also interactive. Characters talk to director while working. Jaunty music in the background. http://bobnational.net/programme.php?archive=115239&view=fla sh_player
• Style: Extensive use of cutaways, use of music with interview overlaid to create density. Use of lighting, may have to be adjusted to be brighter. If family run business, use of archive footage and juxtapose with present for comparisons.• Tone: Aiming for more light-hearted, entertaining approach achieved through combination of music.• Highlighting key moments by having longer takes that has relevance after emotional moment, ie on interviewee’s face or a certain item eg, wedding photo.
• ‘Note all emotional high points or unexpected outcomes. These contain the clues pointing toward a successful film. You must work out where they come from and what they signify. Almost, certainly these moments of delivery are so significant they represent the mainstays of the future film.’ –Rabidger, Directing the Documentary, 5th ed.