HOW DOES YOUR MEDIA
PARTICULAR SOCIAL GROUPS?
At the opening of our sequence we have use a variety of shots that
reveal our main character. We start with an establishing shot where
we can see Polly (main character) full body, so from this shot we can
tell she’s a girl, who is very dull because of the clothes we have
chosen. We then move to a close up of our main characters face and
from this shot we can tell she’s a teenage girl who is around the same
age as our target audience.
The Mis-en-scene and props are very important in showing what the
people in the film represent. For example in the scene where Polly’s
in the cellar you can see the nooses in the background, also the
lighting is very dark suggesting it is taking place at night. Just from
these two things you can tell there is something different about this
young teenage girl, she is not interested in the typical things a
teenage girl is interested in.
The Mis-en-scene is very plain all through out. Which shows that we
don’t have a clear idea of what she is thinking or going through, this
is good for our opening sequence as from our opening research we
found that people in our target audience do not like it when too much
is given away in the opening sequence. And from the props that we
have used Knife, Bottle and nooses because these are very unusual
things for a young teenage girl to have it intrigues people in to
Because there is no dialogue in our script apart from the end. It does
not establish much about the representation of our main character.
However from the shots that we have used you can tell the main focus
is always on her throughout the film. Also as you have to list the
props on the script too, from reading that you would be able to tell
she is an unusual character.