Assignment 8:
Synoptic Research of ________ genre
Set: Thur Jan 23
Due: Tues Jan 27
Synoptic =
• principle parts or whole view
• brief outline of whole work

• The objective of this task is to research your...
Must include….
•

Genre Decision (yellow sheet)

•

History & context
(When did it emerge? why did it emerge in relation t...
Genre Decision

ON YELLOW PAPER!
History & Context
Purpose
• The purpose of the ________ genre is to ……

• The genre has this purpose because…..(context)
• The effect on the...
Classic Films
Film poster/
dvd cover

Film poster/
dvd cover

Film poster/
dvd cover

Film poster/
dvd cover

‘FILM NAME’
...
20-30 _______ film list
(1-10)
Film name

Year

Rating

Subgenre

1

1960

15

Disturbed killer

2
3
4
5
6

7
8
9
10

‘Pys...
20-30 _______ film list
(11-20)
Film name
11
12
13
14
15
16

17
18
19
20

Year

Rating

Subgenre
20-30 _______ film list
(21-30)
Film name
21
22
23
24
25
26

27
28
29
30

Year

Rating

Subgenre
10 contemporary ________ film list
Film name

Year

Rating

Subgenre

1

2009

18

Zombie

2
3
4
5
6

7
8
9
10

‘Dawn of t...
Subgenre Analysis
• 1 film between 2
• Explain the subgenres within the films
Checklist
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•

1. Genre decision (yellow sheet)
2. history & context
3. purpose
4. classic films
5. 20-30 ____...
Subgenre Analysis
COMEDY
-brief explanation how it
has comedy conventions

ZOMBIE
-brief explanation how it
has zombie con...
Subgenre Analysis
Division of work
1

2

3

4

History & context

History & context

20-30 films

20-30 films

Classic films

Classic films
...
deadline
• Individual = Monday
• Use Monday to put slides as 1 (everyone in
group as same slide)

• If someone not done sl...
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  1. 1. Assignment 8: Synoptic Research of ________ genre Set: Thur Jan 23 Due: Tues Jan 27
  2. 2. Synoptic = • principle parts or whole view • brief outline of whole work • The objective of this task is to research your chosen genre as a whole
  3. 3. Must include…. • Genre Decision (yellow sheet) • History & context (When did it emerge? why did it emerge in relation to what was going on in the world? What were the classic films like? What type of audience watched these films? Why did they like this films?) Extension: could make a historical timeline (identify other important stuff/dates) • • Purpose What is the purpose of this genre? Why? Try to relate this to audience. • Some classic films (films when it first emerged) Extension: could identify when subgenres emerged • 30 ______ film list with subgenre (from anytime – iconic!) • 10 ______ contemporary film list • Subgenre analysis of 2 films minimum (1 film between 2)
  4. 4. Genre Decision ON YELLOW PAPER!
  5. 5. History & Context
  6. 6. Purpose • The purpose of the ________ genre is to …… • The genre has this purpose because…..(context) • The effect on the audience is…. • However, some films contain conventions of multiple genres. • Therefore, the purpose of the _____________ (subgenre) is to….. • And the purpose of the __________ (subgenre) is to……
  7. 7. Classic Films Film poster/ dvd cover Film poster/ dvd cover Film poster/ dvd cover Film poster/ dvd cover ‘FILM NAME’ ‘FILM NAME’ ‘FILM NAME’ ‘FILM NAME’ ‘FILM NAME’ (1952) (1955) (1960) (1961) (1969) 12 12A 15 15 12A Conventions: -……………… -…………….. -reasons why it is your genre -…………….. Conventions: -……………… -…………….. -reasons why it is your genre -…………….. Conventions: -……………… -…………….. -reasons why it is your genre -…………….. Conventions: -……………… -…………….. -reasons why it is your genre -…………….. Conventions: -……………… -…………….. -reasons why it is your genre -…………….. Film poster/ dvd cover
  8. 8. 20-30 _______ film list (1-10) Film name Year Rating Subgenre 1 1960 15 Disturbed killer 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ‘Pyscho’
  9. 9. 20-30 _______ film list (11-20) Film name 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Year Rating Subgenre
  10. 10. 20-30 _______ film list (21-30) Film name 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 Year Rating Subgenre
  11. 11. 10 contemporary ________ film list Film name Year Rating Subgenre 1 2009 18 Zombie 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ‘Dawn of the Dead’
  12. 12. Subgenre Analysis • 1 film between 2 • Explain the subgenres within the films
  13. 13. Checklist • • • • • • • • 1. Genre decision (yellow sheet) 2. history & context 3. purpose 4. classic films 5. 20-30 _______ films list 6. 10 contemporary ________ films list 7. Subgenre analysis (1) 8. Subgenre analysis (2)
  14. 14. Subgenre Analysis COMEDY -brief explanation how it has comedy conventions ZOMBIE -brief explanation how it has zombie conventions ROMANCE (teen) -brief explanation how it has romance conventions HORROR -brief explanation how it has horror conventions DRAMA -brief explanation how it has drama conventions
  15. 15. Subgenre Analysis
  16. 16. Division of work 1 2 3 4 History & context History & context 20-30 films 20-30 films Classic films Classic films 10 contemporary films 10 contemporary films Subgenre Analysis (film 1) Subgenre Analysis (film 1) Subgenre Analysis (film 2) Subgenre Analysis (film 2) Do purpose together 1 2 3 4 Or each do a bit of everything Or each do a bit of everything Or each do a bit of everything Or each do a bit of everything
  17. 17. deadline • Individual = Monday • Use Monday to put slides as 1 (everyone in group as same slide) • If someone not done slides on Monday, let me know • At start of lesson I am checking to see the whole Powerpoint is completed on each of your blogs!

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