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Rock and roll exposed evaluation


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Rock and roll exposed evaluation

  1. 1. ROCK & ROLL EXPOSED Analysis of a documentary.
  2. 2. Type of Documentary:  This is an mixed documentary as it includes archive footage and photographs of the bands involved in the documentary as well as interview footage of the bands and celebrity's talking about the photographer.
  3. 3. Themes within the documentary:  The theme of this documentary was Punk music in New York in the 1950’s and 1960’s
  4. 4. Narrative Structure:  Beginning: At the beginning of the documentary we find out about the photographer and his involvement with Punk music in the 50’s and 60’s.  Middle: Towards the middle of the documentary we see his views on Punk music and what was memorable to him as a photographer.  End: Towards the end of documentary we find out that the photographer starts to not enjoy photography as he starts to not like new punk bands and why he quit when bands started to break up.
  5. 5. Camera Work:  Medium close ups are used in this documentary when recording interviews.
  6. 6. Mise-en-scene:  The interviews in this documentary are filmed in relevant locations such as the Blondie interview was filmed in an recording studio.  Also archive footage of photographs show the bands developing and memorable moments for the photographer.
  7. 7. Sound:  Diegetic audio of interviews is used aswell as Non-diegetic music in the background of relevant bands music.  Narration isn't used in this documentary as all the dialogue is from the photographer.
  8. 8. Editing:  Simple effects and transitions are used in this documentary such as fades.  Effects where also used on photographs such as zooms.
  9. 9. Archive Material:  Archive material in this documentary include photographs and video footage of band playing in bars and pubs as well as photographs from the photographer.
  10. 10. Graphics:  The graphics in this documentary include simple white text to show interviewees names.  A simple font style was used for the title of the documentary.