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How does your film opening represent particular social groups?
How are filmrepresentedideasinSci-fi:
The ideaof a future dystopiansocietyisrepresentedthroughthe time lapse,itgivesthe impression
of howtime andtechnologyhasadvancedand developed.Thisfitsthe genre representationof the
future worldsinthe Sci-fi genre.
The use of the bleaklookingforestsuggeststhatworldisbarrenshell withnolife.Thisis
representedthroughthe use of camerashots/angels.Forexample the openingshot,isaslow tilt
downwards,thisisa goodrepresentationasitdoesn’tgostraightintothe action butkeepsthe
audience onedge.
How characters are representedinour sequence and inSci-fi:
Typicallyinthe Sci-fi genre the maincharacterisa male or inour case a male lookingrobot.
The character in thisfilmisan android.Inour sequence we have representedittobe more human
looking.Thisdiffersfromothersci-fi filmssuchas‘IRobot’astheylooklike robots.Oursequence
getsthis across well throughthe voice overandthe ideathat the robotis male lookingconveysthe
stereotype inSci-fifilmsthatrobotstendtobe male anotherexampleof thiswouldbe ‘Moon’.
The voice overexplainsthatthe govt.startedthe programme tointroduce the robotsintosociety
but didnottell anyone.Nowthe programme hasgone wrongtheytell people.Thisisagood
representationof howthe lowerclassare usuallythe victimsof the higher class’smistakes(i.e.
malfunctioningrobots).Thistendsto be quite typical withinthe Sci-fi genre (I-Robot) asthe lower
classlookup to the higherclassfor helpandguidance.InSci-fi the bondisgenerallybroken,butit
appealstoour target audience asitsetsup the role/taskforthe underdog/heroof the film.
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How does your film opening represent particular social groups (1)

  • 1. How does your film opening represent particular social groups? How are filmrepresentedideasinSci-fi: The ideaof a future dystopiansocietyisrepresentedthroughthe time lapse,itgivesthe impression of howtime andtechnologyhasadvancedand developed.Thisfitsthe genre representationof the future worldsinthe Sci-fi genre. The use of the bleaklookingforestsuggeststhatworldisbarrenshell withnolife.Thisis representedthroughthe use of camerashots/angels.Forexample the openingshot,isaslow tilt downwards,thisisa goodrepresentationasitdoesn’tgostraightintothe action butkeepsthe audience onedge. How characters are representedinour sequence and inSci-fi: Typicallyinthe Sci-fi genre the maincharacterisa male or inour case a male lookingrobot. The character in thisfilmisan android.Inour sequence we have representedittobe more human looking.Thisdiffersfromothersci-fi filmssuchas‘IRobot’astheylooklike robots.Oursequence getsthis across well throughthe voice overandthe ideathat the robotis male lookingconveysthe stereotype inSci-fifilmsthatrobotstendtobe male anotherexampleof thiswouldbe ‘Moon’. The voice overexplainsthatthe govt.startedthe programme tointroduce the robotsintosociety but didnottell anyone.Nowthe programme hasgone wrongtheytell people.Thisisagood representationof howthe lowerclassare usuallythe victimsof the higher class’smistakes(i.e. malfunctioningrobots).Thistendsto be quite typical withinthe Sci-fi genre (I-Robot) asthe lower classlookup to the higherclassfor helpandguidance.InSci-fi the bondisgenerallybroken,butit appealstoour target audience asitsetsup the role/taskforthe underdog/heroof the film.