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1. introduction to representation

  1. 1. Wednesday 19th October 2011• Today‟s Learning Objectives are:• To understand the exam• To identify TV drama sub genres• To understand the term „Representation‟• To analyse representation within TV drama
  2. 2. Half Term Work1. Complete your analysis of representation for your TV Drama – 150 Words and upload it to your Blog2. Read your Exam Booklet and complete one blogging task
  3. 3. Year Breakdown50 % exam 50 % coursework 1st half term Intro to Media concepts and theories Practical and textual analysis skills 2nd half term AM – Music industry exam prep AD – TV Drama exam prep 3rd half term January – AS Media Exam Begin Thriller – 50 % cwk 4th half term Thriller cwk 5th half term Submit cwk – finish course
  4. 4. TV Drama G322Friday 13 th January
  5. 5. Exam Board Advice: TV Drama G322 Don‟t spend lots of time exploring the genre Do spend time looking at each technical aspect in detail particularly editing and sound. Do look at a wide range of TV Drama, US can be a rich area of study but you will be examined on a British text.
  6. 6. But enough about the exam…
  7. 7. What sub genre are these TV Dramas? Fill in the mindmap in your bookletExt: Can you thinkof any others?
  8. 8. REPRESENTATION In pairs, answer theWho is being represented? questions for each imageHow are they being Ext: Why have theserepresented? social groups been represented in this way?
  9. 9. Representation is…• Write down your own definition for Representation “ The way a media text re – presents or constructs a particular group of people, place or situation” „A Construction of Reality‟
  10. 10. Why is The Media called The Media?• Because it mediates between the information and the audience PRODUCERS MEDIA TEXT AUDIENCE
  11. 11. How do you remember Mise en Scene? MES = CLPPS• C – Costume• L – Lighting• P – Production Design• P – Props• S - Space
  12. 12. How do you remember Cinematography? AMPS• A – Angle• M – Movement• P – Position• S – Shot Type
  13. 13. In pairs, analyse one of the following TV Dramas to present back to the class •The Wire – Representation of Ethnicity •Skins – Representation of Age •Bleak House – Representation of Social Class What is the sub genre? How do you know this? How are the characters represented? Does it conform to typical stereotypes? Analyse using mise-en-scene and cinematography
  14. 14. You have 3 mins to present• Audience: Think of Questions to ask the group• What else would you like to know?• Did the group describe or analyse?• What media terminology should they be using when analysing?

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