TYPE OF DOCUMENTARY Mixed:As it contains archive footage, interviews and a voiceover.
THEMES• Lara Croft and video gaming • Power of the media • Representation of women
NARRATIVE STRUCTURE• Single Stranded-focuses on the one topic of the Lara Croft game • Non-Linear • Close-ended-questions are answered • Narrator uses standard English
CAMERAWORK • Interviews-stable camera is used. • Medium close ups are used and so the interviewee’s are clearly seen.• Over the shoulder shot of people on the computer- the camera sometimes zooms in to the computer so the audience can see snippets of the game• Pans are used one more than once occasion-allows
MISE-EN-SCENE • Focuses on the game with it being the topic of the documentary.• Chroma key-footage of Lara Croft/game is sometimes used as a backdrop for interviews-anchors to the topic of the documentary.• Computer rooms feature in the cutaways.
SOUND• Non-diagetic upbeat dance music-appeals to the target audience• Narrator/Voiceover-is a young male which appears to the target audience of the game
EDITING • Cuts are used Chroma key during some interviews • Fast paced-represents the pace of the game• Only the interviewee’s answered are heard and not the interviewer asking the
ARCHIVE MATERIAL • Game footage• Interview with Angelina Jolie • Nike advert
GRAPHICS • Title of the documentary• Name of the people being interviewed