Hoddies are a well known form of dress in the teenage market; A hoodie (alsocalled a hooded sweatshirt or hoodie) is a sweatshirt with a hood. Thecharacteristic design includes large frontal pockets, a hood, and (usually) adrawstring to adjust the hood opening. They are sometimes worn withsweatpants. Some hoodies have zippers on them to allow easy removal much likea jacket. These hoodies are sometimes called zip-up hoodies.Teenagers can sometimes be seen as anti-social because they ware hoodieseven if they are not up to anything bad they are seen as being part of a gangrelated culture.In my sixth form at chestnut grove school hoodies are banned from being worninside the building and even in the playgrounds, because they can been seen asanti-social and could do damage to the schools reputation. There as been recentupset from the pupils stating that they wear hoodies because they arecomfortable and fashionable not being they are part of gangs and violence.Teenagers are angry that they will not be able to ware hoodies in the sixthformand this is what gave me my idea for my documentary because it is a recent issuefor teenagers.
The London riots in August didnt help the matter because manypeople involved in the riots were wearing hoodies to hide their facesFrom the cameras.Police have recently stated that teenagers and gang related violenceWere involved in the London 2011 riots and said that the majority ofPeople involved were teenagers.Witch is bad because not all teenagers were involved in the riots andNot even teenager who wears a hoodie were involved in the riots.Since the riots many news papers and magazines has victimizedTeenagers as being the sole reason for the London riots, witch is notTrue the riots formed because of what happened in Tottenham witchStarted as a peaceful protest over the fatal police shooting.
Who will present? I Shelley-Anne Newman will be presenting my documentary because me being a teenager will give the viewers (teenagers) someone to connect to though the documentary. Because I am a teenager I know what it feels like to be judged by others because of what I ware and it is unfair; So by having a teenager make the documentary and Present it teenagers will be able to connect more with the documentary and they will feel like their opinion matters and they will watch it more.Where will I show my documentary?I am planning to show my documentary on E4 because I researched that E4 have a moreyounger audience because of programs like Family Guy and Snog, Marry, Avoid.So by showing my documentary on this channel around 7:00pm more teenagers will bewatching so it will reach my target audience, channel 4 and More 4 show more seriousdocumentaries for an adult audience so they were not the right channel to place mydocumentary.
where?:I will be shooting around an estate in south west London calledSurrey Lane; where I will be asking local teenagers around theestate what they think about wearing hoodies and what theythink about why people might think teenagers who wear hoodiesare anti-social.I will also be shooting hopfully at a local school to get theirviews on not being about to wear hoodies in school and if thythink its a bad or a good idea.I will be going into local shops who sell branded hoodies suchas Nike and Adidas, to get the shops view on who where themand why they think they are so popular with these people.
Why?:Because in my sixth form recently there has been a debate about theissue on wearing hoodies they teachers say that wearing hoodiescreates a bad persona about the school and that it could causeanti-social behaviour; the students say that it is their choice to wear a hoodie and its just a piece of fashionable clothing.Also teenagers dont really have a say about the issue on hoodies;in the newspapers there are articles about how teenagers arewearing hoodies as part of a gang related violence.So by making this documentary hopefully I will voice the opinions of teenagersTo the public.
Who?:Teenagers on my estate because they do wear hoodies and they needto voice their opinion.Shops such as JD Sports because they sell the hoodies and they cantell us who buys the hoodies and why they think they buy them.Pupils at a local school because they are not allowed to wear hoodiesbecause teachers think that it will bring gang related violence andpeople will think bad of the school.