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Media language in practice

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Media language in practice

  1. 1. Year 13Wednesday 18th April 2012 Lesson Objective How can I apply media language to my Production? Starter What are the micro elements in media studies?
  2. 2. Micro Elements Mise-en-scene Sound Editing Cinematography
  3. 3. Create a powerpoint Create a powerpoint Take as many screen shots as possible The more detailed you answer the questions  The better your revision notes  The stronger your essay will be
  4. 4. Analysing your productionScreen Shot Connotation(denotation)Cinematography How did you represent your genre using cinematography? Camera shot How did you represent gender Camera composition stereotypes using Camera angles cinematography? How did you represent your narrative using cinematography? How did you use cinematography to represent the ‘image’ of your characters?
  5. 5. Cinematography Use this website to help you decipher the camera: shots, composition and angles.
  6. 6. Analysing your productionScreen Shot Connotation(denotation)Mise en scene How did you represent your genre 1. Location - settings, set- using mise-en-scene?design and iconography How did you represent gender 2.Character - Costume, stereotypes using mise-en-scene?Properties and Make Up, Actors How did you represent yourand Gesture narrative using mise-en-scene? 3. Cinematography - Lighting How did you represent your targetand Colour audience using mise-en-scene? 4. Layout and Page Design- How did you use mise-en-scene tocolour, juxtaposition of elements. represent the ‘image’ of your characters?
  7. 7. Analysing your productionScreen Shot Connotation(denotation)Editing How did you represent your genre using editing? How did you represent gender stereotypes using editing? How did you represent your narrative using editing? How did you represent your target audience using editing? How did you use editing to represent the ‘image’ of your characters?
  8. 8. Editing Use this website to help you find out the various editing terms.
  9. 9. Editing Long Takes: takes of an unusually long length. Short Takes: takes that only last for a few seconds. There are two basic types of editing:  1.Continuity  and  2.Non-Continuity
  10. 10. Continuity Establishing/Re-establishing Shot Transitions The 180 Line Rule Action Match Crosscutting Cutaway Insert Shots Shot Reverse Shot Structures Eyeline Match
  11. 11. Non-Continuity 1.Montage Sequence 2. FlashBack/Forward 3.Ellipsis 4. Graphic Match
  12. 12. Analysing your productionScreen Shot Connotation(denotation)Sound How did you represent your genre using sound? How did you represent gender stereotypes using sound? How did you represent your narrative using sound? How did you represent your target audience using sound? How did you use sound to represent the ‘image’ of your characters?
  13. 13. Sound Sound is layered on tracks in order to create meaning. On Premiere you used multiple audio tracks (one for dialogue and music). You can have sound bridges and sound motifs to enhance meaning. There are 2 types of sound  Diegetic  Non-diegetic sound
  14. 14. Sound Diegetic Sound, which refers to sound whose origin is to be located in the story world such as the voices of the actors, sound effects etc. Non-diegetic Sound, which refers to sounds not explained in terms of any perceived source within the story world, such as mood music, or voice of -God type commentaries. Music added to enhance the show’s action is the most common form of non diegetic sound.
  15. 15. Diegetic Sound Diegetic sound includes: 1.Dialogue 2.Sound Effects and in some case… 3.Music
  16. 16. Non-Diegetic Sound 1.Incidental Music 2.Voice Over/Narration 3.Non-diegetic sound effects (which can be asynchronous)

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