Media Evaluation Q 4&5


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Media Evaluation Q 4&5

  1. 1. Who would be the audience for your media product? How did you attract your audience? Evaluation Q 4&5
  2. 2. My audience <ul><li>I decided that the audience for my film would be teenagers as the main character, Maria, is a teenager & is taking her GCSE's. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>In my audience research I found that people enjoy a film more when they can relate to it, therefore I decided that the best audience would be 13-19. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Attracting my audience <ul><li>To make sure that I attracted the right audience I dispatched a questionnaire in the pre production stage to allow audience participation and help me find out just how popular my film would be. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Audience Research <ul><li>I asked: “What makes you relate to a film?” </li></ul><ul><li>The answers were similar saying: “I relate to a film when the characters & the plot are believable” or “When I can relate to a character” </li></ul>
  6. 6. Continued…
  7. 7. Continued… <ul><li>I asked: “What do you think of when you hear the words ‘mental health’?” </li></ul><ul><li>Most people wrote: “Crazy people”, “Misunderstood/psychological problems”, “Disability”, “Illness” or “Depression” </li></ul>
  8. 8. Continued…
  9. 9. <ul><li>After I gathered the information, I incorporated it into my film introduction. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Incorporating My Research <ul><li>To make my audience relate to my film, I made my main character, Maria, 16 which is in the middle of my audiences age range. </li></ul><ul><li>I also decided to put Maria in a situation that is familiar to my audience, so I had my intro when she is doing here GCSE’s. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Continued… <ul><li>I already had the idea of my issue being mental health, but my research confirmed that it was a good idea. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Continued… <ul><li>My research showed that people don’t really understand mental health problems. </li></ul><ul><li>Therefore I decided to have the film from Maria’s point of view so that the viewers can learn along with her. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Continued… <ul><li>I found that the majority of the people I asked think that mental health problems are common, but some people don’t. This means that mental health problems are still misunderstood. </li></ul><ul><li>So I chose to have more than one person suffering from mental health problems to show that they are common. </li></ul>