This is our 3rd draft of our group presentation. Inthis draft we will be focusing on our chosen idea and we will be learning from our research. Alexa Ranussi Dafne Caldatto Rafaella Batista
WWW EBI• A lot of research • We had more ideas• Good ideas • Good structure for the documentary• Good knowledge • Evaluation questions answered• Good communication skills TARGETS TO IMPROVE To understand more about our chosen topic, by having more research Knowledge Powerpoint Organisation
This was our first idea, our 1st draft of exploring ideas and brainstorming our topics.
2nd Draft of Exploring Ideas - Our second ideas was about dividing into three categories (Society, Media, Schools and Institutions and how LGBT is accepted through them).
Our final idea: IGNORANCE, TOLERANCE, ACCEPTANCE towards LGBT. After many stages, we came up with the idea to split up our topic into 3 categories 1. IGNORANCE 2. TOLERANCE 3. ACCEPTANCE We would like to take further the 2nd episode, which is about how does media promote tolerance towards LGBT.
The series acknowledge that many young people who choose to come out experience discrimination and exclusion, and find it difficult to access the support they need This shot shows very well the location, as we want to establish that people think differently regards area location etc. This documentary shows a lot ofThe title of GAY – Z is very transitions, and itsinteresting, as its connotation shows that inspiring becauseit’s an open topic, shows that its many documentariespublic, LGBT makes part of society and don’t use fancyit tries to convince its audience, that transitions, it’s a waysociety is accepting LGBT relationships. of challenging its forms.
This documentary follows the stories of three transgender people, each of whom represents a different way of life in the country. These shots shows the meaning of theLocation here is also really well topic, transgenders beingestablished. It is very inspiring because exposed to society, and notwe want to make our documentary being accepted. We’d like to use shots thatbased in London’s society, we could use also shows connotations ofthis type of shot with caption to state our topic, but we’ll bewhere we are. promoting the tolerance/acceptance of LGBT.
This film documentary is about Homophobia in schools, and how charities supports and help schools to deal with LGBT students.The titles and captions in this film documentary, is very interestingand it also drags the attention of its target audience.It is very inspiring the way they did their titles and captions, becauseit shows both the connotations of the words, and also the format ofit, it shows seriousness.
IGNORANCE TOLERANCE ACCEPTANCE• Ignorance is a state of • Tolerance is permitting • A person’s agreement being uninformed or a thing which one to experience a avoid a certain disapproves, such as situation, to follow a situation. ethnic, sexual or process or condition,• ‘God hates Fags’ is a religious practices. without attempting to campaign from • For example, there are change or to protest Westboro Baptist many Christians who against it. Church protesting hold the position that • Acceptance of LGBT against equality for active homosexuality is often is influenced by LGBT. sinful, but that we must celebrities and love homosexuals. campaigns who intends to promote equality. A presentation made only for research
As we cansee in theseimages a lotof famouspeople aregay or theysupport theLGBTcommunity.
FORM Use/Develop/Challenge Description & Purpose1. Framing Use – we will only use this form because By using framing form we will be following we do not want to make the audience documentaries form and it will make it confused, also it can relate appropriately clear to the audience, also we do not need to the overall documentary. to develop or challenge this form to meet our target audience.2. Transition Develop – we will develop the form of Even though we want to develop the form transitions as we want to meet our target of transitions we do not want to use it audience and also we want to make without being necessary, we only want to upbeat make it upbeat with different types of transitions3. Titles Develop – Usually in a documentary, To make it appropriate to our target titles and captions are very formal and audience, we want to use animations, to realistic, but we want to develop it to show connotations of our topic. make it appropriate to our target audience and our topic.4. Editing Develop – We will try to develop our In order to make it appropriate to our editing by using different types of editing audience, and our target audience. The than the conventional. editing has to be ‘invisible’ so that the audience doesn’t get confused.5. Music Develop – We’ll consider using very Limited amount of copyright music, from upbeat music, which is different from the Lady Gaga for example, to support the conventional, because as a documentary idea of our topic and also it is very is very realistic, we’ll try to use unrealistic appropriate to our target audience upbeats.
Convention Use/Develop/Challenge Description & Purpose We will only use the presenter convention as we We will use the convention as the1. Presenter will have one presenter through out the series. presenter will show a lot of information and will be there to understand about the topic as well. We will only use the convention of past footage, in This convention we will use in order to2. Past order to show facts and the history of show history facts such as the laws andFootage documentaries. It will help us as we have to back how it has changed. It will help us to gain up our information information and to inform the audience about the main topic. We will develop the voiceover convention, as we This will be used so that we can sync the3. Voiceover will be using it a lot in order to explain our images images that we show. We want to show a lot of images and different shots but we need to explain everything we show. Develop – We want to develop this convention We want to show a lot of real footage as4. Real footage because we want to show real footage to show our we will be learning from interviews and own research and our own learning also as our presenter will be living a experience from LGBT community, by researching and finding out about Challenge – because we will use a lot of We will interview varies people that5. Interview interviews so that we can understand more the understand about LGBT, such as topic and also to inform the audience even further Stonewall and LGBT Community about LGBT6. Expert Challenge – We will challenge this convention by We want to challenge this convention having 3 or more expert opinions because we because we want to show that we want to promote debate and compare how public’s understand about the topic and one way opinion are different from the experts. to do that is by having some experts where they explain questions.
Introduce the Title How is society ignorant How did homophobia changed Break: towards LGBT people? through years? Voice over:This series is about And why? after theHow is LGBT History of Homophobia break wecommunity In this episode we will talk - Were LGBT accepted in the past? will beperceived by about: - When did people started to talkingpeople? consider that being against about how • Homophobia in the homosexually was wrong? religionWhether they are past - And when did people started to perceivesbeing • Religion support them? (homophobia) LGBT, and- Ignorant • Different perspectives how they- Tolerant towards Ignorance - Interview elderly people: support this- Accepting (to show the difference between community age groups towards LGBT.)In this episode wewill focus on How Psychologist/Psychology teacher:people can be Did the mentality of people fromIgnorant toward today have changed because of theLGBT people in their environment? If not why dodifferent platforms. they accept better today than in the past?
Religion – How is religion ignorant towards LGBT? Break: Voice over showingAre religious people doing wrong by not accepting LGBT? some scenes of the nextIs religion too ignorant/strict to accept LGBT? episodes: Don’t miss after the break, on ourInterview a catholic church priest: Do you think that last part we will bereligion is excluding LGBT from the rest of community? talking about howDoes GOD really judges LGBT? (Evidence from bible?) people from differentShouldn’t religion support everyone regards choice of locations think aboutgender? LGBT people.Public Interview: Do you believe that being part of LGBTcommunity is a sin?End part 2 by showing the results and statistics of publicinterview.
Do people think differently regards area location, culture, age End of the first episode:group? Voice over:What do people think about LGBT in different locations? Don’t miss, in our next- example comparing Harlesden and Central London. episode we will be talkingBy interviewing the public we will see what are their opinions about who people are Tolerant towards LGBTStatistics of public opinions people.Experts (Sociology teacher): Are people homophobic because ofthe environment they were grown up in?Do people from different ages perceives LGBT in different ways?- Young people- Adults- Elderly peopleInterview different age group people towards their opinionabout LGBT, to show support to our questionEnd the first part of the episode by concluding the point andanswering the question.
Introduce the Title Recap How is society Media – How does media promote tolerance Break scenes of tolerant towards towards LGBT?This series is about last LGBT people? And Example – Eastenders/Hollyoaks – do people feel VoiceHow is LGBT episode why? comfortable watching a gay/lesbian scene? Why overcommunity are people still thinking that being LGBT is not alongperceived by Religion’s In this episode we right? withpeople? response will talk about: Statistics – How are people tolerating it? some Different - Are there laws Public Interview – Are you in favour or against clipsWhether they are perspectiv and regulations LGBT? Do you feel comfortable watching a scene of thebeing es. to tolerate LGBT with LGBT people? next- Ignorant community? Expert – How can people say that they are not part:- Tolerant - How does media against LGBT but they don’t want to see it as well?- Accepting promote Don’t tolerance What is the image portrayed by media? missIn this episode we through different Example – Simpsons. How are media outwill be focusing on media platforms stereotyping LGBT community? How does onhow people can be - How schools and Simpsons promote tolerance to LGBT? howtolerant towards education Public Interview – What is a gay stereotype for lawsLGBT community promote you? and tolerance to Statistics – How do people perceive LGBT regula- Is it fair that LGBT community community? What is the main stereotype? tions people are only prom tolerant? Expert – Why do people build a stereotype otes- Can people towards gay/lesbian/transgender? tolera accept but not nce feel towar comfortable? ds LGBT
Laws and Regulations – Are there laws and regulations that shows tolerance Break:towards LGBT?Example – In some countries such as (Africa) LGBT is still not accepted and not Voiceover along withrecognized. How has it changed? Why? clips of the next partExample – How has same sex marriage been accepted? Elton John had a same sex union Next part we’ll beStatistics – How are people tolerating by giving a equal level of life for focusing on howeveryone? schools toleratesPublic Interview – Do you believe that LGBT people have the right to be LGBTmarried? What is the difference between heterosexual relationship and LGBTrelationship?How are LGBT being protected and not rejected?Example – United Nations protect people against prejudice and racismthrough the act of human rightsHow are human rights helping to promote tolerance towards LGBTcommunity?Expert – Do you believe that such laws can prevent homophobia and helppeople understand that it is not wrong to be LGBT?
Schools and Institutions End of secondHow does school and institutions protect/promote tolerance for episode:students? Voiceover – On theQuestionnaire – Are students aware of homophobia in their schools? next episode we will(Results) be focusing on acceptance of societyInterview – Expert (school counsellor) Does your school support LGBTcommunity? - The voiceover syncsAre teachers trained to help and promote LGBT community? with images from the next episode such asStatistics – Is homophobia considered as bullying in schools? shots of different campaigns (StonewallPromoting the positive side – Research: and LGBT community)Teachers association to prevent homophobia in schoolsConclude question: How tolerant schools are towards homophobia?Show statistics of the whole research/interviews
Introduce the Title Recap How is the LGBT How does charities and celebrities Break – scenes of Community accepted support LGBT community? Voice over –This series is about last by society? And why? After the breakHow is LGBT episodes Examples: Stonewall’s campaign – SOME we will becommunity In this episode we PEOPLE ARE GAY, GET OVER IT. (Past talking aboutperceived by people? will talk about the footage) – legal Religion’s acceptance towards Interview a member from Stonewall - relationshipWhether they are response LGBT people: What is the purpose of the campaigns? such as civilbeing to Public Interview – Do you think that relationship- Ignorant ignorance - How does these campaigns helps you to accept- Tolerant and charities and LGBT?- Accepting different celebrities perspectiv support LGBT Does celebrities also influences us inIn this episode we es community? order to accept LGBT?will be focusing on - Are LGBT Example: Lady Gaga (past footage of herhow is LGBT Tolerance accepted to have speech)community accepted through legal Public Interview – Do you accept thesein society? media relationships? campaigns and how effective they are? - Does the Statistics to conclude question – different media Different ways to promote and support platforms LGBT community in today’s society. promotes and help our society to accept LGBT?
Are LGBT accepted to have legal relationships? Break - After the break we will be seeing how different mediaPublic Interview: How is gay marriage accepted? platforms promote acceptanceStatistics of gay couples getting married in UK. such as Stonewall research.Research – Online dating: Is LGBT accepted in “normal” social networkingwebsites?Does LGBT people has access to ONLY LGBT dating websites?Example: Explore the different websites that accepts only LGBT peopleIs this accepting or excluding LGBT from the rest of society?Public Interview: Do you agree that LGBT relationships are getting moreaccepted in today’s society?Statistics to support question – Are LGBT accepted to have legalrelationships?
Does the different media platforms promotes and help our society to accept End of SeriesLGBT? Voice over – In the whole series we have tried to understandExample of advertisements about different stages towards- Internet videos that promotes LGBT the LGBT community. We have- Leaflets of LGBT Unions understood how people can be- TV Commercials ignorant towards LGBT and how they can tolerate. We tried toPublic Interview – Is it acceptable that media promotes LGBT? promote acceptance for LGBTDo you find these advertisements effective? communityExpert Interview – Sociology Teacher: Does the media platforms influencessociety towards their opinion about LGBT?Statistics – Results of public interviewLGBT people are getting more accepted by society today, conclude with apositive opinion, saying that LGBT is accepted and positively representedthrough different platforms.