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Preparation for AS Media Studies Preliminary task

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Opening sequences

  1. 1. Opening sequences AS Media Studies
  2. 2. Aim » To view many opening sequences » Prepare to produce a detailed analysis of the components
  3. 3. Components » Visuals  Simple  Long and extreme long shots predominate » Editing  Slow » Sound  Volume  Pace/tempo  Tone (style/genre) » Narrative Content  Todorov » Titles  Order
  4. 4. Mississippi Burning » 2 shots » Introduces the subject matter » Gospel blues music - crescendo » Slow paced » Limited titles
  5. 5. The Perfect Storm » 2000 » Dir Wolfgang Petersen
  6. 6. Walk the Line » 2005 » Director James Mangold
  7. 7. The Commitments » 1991 » Director Alan Parker » Same director as Mississippi Burning
  8. 8. Syriana » 2005 » Director Stephen Gaghan » See sheet » Example of analysis
  9. 9. Syriana » Re view with sheet
  10. 10. Watch and try
  11. 11. Tweet » Research - viewed several opening sequences and took notes
  12. 12. Opening sequences Lesson 2
  13. 13. Aims » Understand how to analyse opening sequences
  14. 14. Task 1 » You will need to demonstrate that you can observe and deconstruct a film O/S » Watch Paris Texas » Make notes » Refer to Syriana
  15. 15. Discuss » Visuals » Soundtrack » Dialogue » Narrative » Titles
  16. 16. Task 2 » In groups produce analysis of a film from those available
  17. 17. Feedback
  18. 18. How to present » Remember visuals are better than words
  19. 19. Advice » Complete on Notes or similar » Save as jpeg » It will then show directly on blog
  20. 20. Homework » Produce an analysis of a film O/S in a visual form » Load onto your personal blog » Name film, year, director, genre » Deadline Friday 26th November » Tweet - analysis of opening sequence completed
  21. 21. Opening sequences Lesson 2

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