How can we turn poetry….<br />
Into film?<br />
What do they have in common?<br />The WHAT<br />The <br />why<br />
So if they have the same message, and say the same thing about Australian voice, what is different?<br />The <br />HOW<br />
Poetry: the HOW<br />Metaphor<br />Colloquial language<br />Structure/layout<br />Enjambment<br />Punctuation<br />Personi...
Film: the HOW<br />Camera angles<br />Editing<br />Montage<br />Sound<br />Shots<br />Mis en scene<br />
Example:<br />I wandered lonely as a cloud <br />What POETIC technique is used here?<br />
What FILM techniques would you use?<br /><ul><li>Mis en scene: person walking in empty setting with cloud by itself in vas...
Shot: wide shot (emptiness)
Music: melancholy, slow, matching walking pace.
Editing: slowing down movement of person, synchronise with movement of cloud.</li></li></ul><li>You are saying the same th...
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Mockumentary - The Australian Voice

  1. 1. How can we turn poetry….<br />
  2. 2. Into film?<br />
  3. 3. What do they have in common?<br />The WHAT<br />The <br />why<br />
  4. 4. So if they have the same message, and say the same thing about Australian voice, what is different?<br />The <br />HOW<br />
  5. 5. Poetry: the HOW<br />Metaphor<br />Colloquial language<br />Structure/layout<br />Enjambment<br />Punctuation<br />Personification<br />Hyperbole<br />Imagery<br />Symbolism<br />
  6. 6. Film: the HOW<br />Camera angles<br />Editing<br />Montage<br />Sound<br />Shots<br />Mis en scene<br />
  7. 7. Example:<br />I wandered lonely as a cloud <br />What POETIC technique is used here?<br />
  8. 8. What FILM techniques would you use?<br /><ul><li>Mis en scene: person walking in empty setting with cloud by itself in vast blue sky
  9. 9. Shot: wide shot (emptiness)
  10. 10. Music: melancholy, slow, matching walking pace.
  11. 11. Editing: slowing down movement of person, synchronise with movement of cloud.</li></li></ul><li>You are saying the same thing….<br />And achieving the same effect….<br />….Only in a different way!<br />
  12. 12. Your challenge:<br />1. Study the poetic techniques Dawe uses to create the Australian voice<br />2. Choose one of these voices to focus on<br />3. Decide which film techniques you can use to best translate Dawe’s message about Australian voice<br />4. Create a Chris Lilley-style mockumentary!<br />
  13. 13. Who is this “Chris Lilley”?<br />What are his mockumentaries like?<br />We Can Be Heroes<br />Summer Heights High<br />Angry Boys<br />What features does he use?<br />We will investigate this!<br />

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