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Research task –

  2. 2. What is a trailer/ music video/ short film? ■ A trailer – A movie trailer normally lasts between 2 – 3 minutes, and consists of clips from a movie in which portrays the storyline to attract potential viewers. It will normally identify the cast, release date and age restriction. ■ A music video - A film or video rendition of a recorded song, often showing the musicians performing or showing images that illustrate the lyrics or the mood of the song ■ A short film – A film that consists of a storyline that lasts longer than 1 minute and less than 15 minutes. .film.
  3. 3. What are the key aspects of your chosen form of media? (What key things are included in all music videos?)
  4. 4. Narrative - ■ A common aspect of a music video is having a narrative that is not common, allowing the audience to create their own meaning of the narrative. Lip syncing and miming are common in making the video and narrative seem real. Creating a narrative that seems real allows the audience to relate and make them want to watch it more than once.
  5. 5. Technical aspects. ■ This is what holds the music video together for example; camerawork, mise-en-scene, editing, sound, special effects etc. Special effects within a music video is a key as it is what can create a realism to the storyline. Editing such as cuts and transitions have to be in check to allow the video to flow with the music and lyrics. Mise-en-scene is also what can create realism within the setting and storyline, allowing the final product to be believable.
  6. 6. Relation of visuals to the song. ■ Certain images are used to illustrate meanings within the lyrics to the song being used. Often images or movements are repeated and reinforced to create a memorable statement. However a different strategy used is ignoring the meaning of the song completely.