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MEDIALANGUAGEKGV Media
MEDIA LANGUAGE What is a language? A series of signs used to communicate meaning Is music a language?                  ...
MEDIA LANGUAGE Mise-en-scene Means “put in scene” The idea is that everything is in the  scene for a reason. This inclu...
Things to consider:1) setting and props used                   MISE-2) Costume and make-up used3) Actors – their expressio...
MISE EN SCENESignifiers and Symbols: Verbal (seen) or an aural (heard)   SIGN that an audience places a   meaning onto: ...
TASK Choose one of these four images First, make a list of DENOTATIONS. Then, make a list of possible CONNOTATIONS. Wr...
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  1. 1. MEDIALANGUAGEKGV Media
  2. 2. MEDIA LANGUAGE What is a language? A series of signs used to communicate meaning Is music a language?  Clothing? Tattoos? Piercings?  Body language?  Images? Film shots?
  3. 3. MEDIA LANGUAGE Mise-en-scene Means “put in scene” The idea is that everything is in the scene for a reason. This includes props, lighting, music, setting, characters
  4. 4. Things to consider:1) setting and props used MISE-2) Costume and make-up used3) Actors – their expression and movement EN-4) Lighting and use of colour5) The way objects and people are SCENEpositioned.
  5. 5. MISE EN SCENESignifiers and Symbols: Verbal (seen) or an aural (heard) SIGN that an audience places a meaning onto: for example, a dove could mean peace, a creaky noise or a scream could create fear, a heart shape could signify love, etc.
  6. 6. TASK Choose one of these four images First, make a list of DENOTATIONS. Then, make a list of possible CONNOTATIONS. Write a paragraph explaining the CONNOTATIVE LEVEL OF MEANING. Finally, prepare a treatment for a short film featuring this shot.

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