Research And Planning


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Research And Planning

  1. 1. Research and Planning Michelle Maxted
  2. 2. Brief <ul><li>An extract from a new documentary TV programme (5 minutes) </li></ul><ul><li>a radio trailer for the documentary </li></ul><ul><li>a double-page spread from a listing magazine focused on the documentary </li></ul><ul><li>a newspaper advertisement for the documentary </li></ul>
  3. 3. Target Audience <ul><li>What audience and how is it targeted at audience. </li></ul>Age Class Gender Social profile My Target audience would be 18+ middle class both male and female This means I’m allowed to involve such content matters as violence sex and drugs.
  4. 4. Documentary <ul><li>I have decided to make my documentary on the homeless I have researched facts and information on the homeless in the UK. </li></ul><ul><li>Content of documentary- </li></ul><ul><li>Title with shocking image </li></ul><ul><li>Cut shots of real homeless with voice over of facts I have researched also use of music. </li></ul><ul><li>Interviews with ‘homeless’ (which fellow students will dress up as). This will contain many close up shots and wide angle shots of the conditions there living in. </li></ul><ul><li>Why people become homeless </li></ul><ul><li>Issue with being homeless </li></ul><ul><li>Shelter </li></ul><ul><li>Getting off the streets </li></ul><ul><li>Finial shot fads in to black with rolling end credits also use of music. </li></ul>Short (5 Minutes)
  5. 5. Newspaper advertisement <ul><li>Layout </li></ul>for the documentary -Shocking Image -Large Title -Clear message -Clear time and channel
  6. 6. A double-page spread <ul><li>Layout </li></ul>from a listing magazine focused on the documentary Purpose - To inform Contents -Summary - The making of the documentary -Best bits -Quotes -Facts
  7. 7. A double-page spread from a listing magazine focused on the documentary <ul><li>Analyse </li></ul><ul><li>Purpose - To inform </li></ul><ul><ul><li>-To persuade (give money to charity) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Contents </li></ul><ul><li>-Summary </li></ul><ul><li>- The making of the documentary </li></ul><ul><li>-Best bits </li></ul><ul><li>-Quotes </li></ul><ul><li>-Facts </li></ul>
  8. 8. Documentary Research <ul><li>Voiceover </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Real’ footage of events </li></ul><ul><li>Archive footage/stills </li></ul><ul><li>Interviews with ‘experts’ </li></ul><ul><li>Use of text/titles </li></ul><ul><li>Visual Coding </li></ul>Codes and conventions
  9. 9. Documentary Research <ul><li>Facts-The Homeless </li></ul>Home Background    -Between a quarter and third of people on the street have been looked after by local authorities while they were children.   -Of those in hostels for the homeless, 40% have one or more indicators of disordered family back ground; being in care, being sent to a young offenders institute, being suspended or expelled from school or being fostered or adopted.  Becoming homeless   -Relation breakdown =39% -Heavy drinking= 21% -Losing job= 18% -Having no money to pay for housing=13% Staying Homeless -Over half have mental health problems -Around a half have drink problems -And a fifth have drug problem Source:
  10. 10. Documentary Research <ul><li>Similar Product </li></ul>I found this similar product on you tube a 5 minute documentary about the homeless on the streets of Portsmouth made by university students. From this similar product I have seen some techniques and lots of ideas for music and fonts.
  11. 11. Title and Credits <ul><li>I have decided to go with a black and white theme as I feel this is most fitting for the topic. </li></ul>Fonts and Colours FONT font Font Font Font Font Font I I have decide to choice a very simple and formal font of Arial it’s a very well know and used font which people recognize and is easy to read. With my earlier project I spend a lot of time researching fonts, looking on the internet to download a shocking and different font this caused problems choosing a simple but effective options this project.
  12. 12. Voice Over <ul><li>Research and Script </li></ul>I Conducted some research on voice over's to see what sort of voice would suit the theme of my documentary I also found tips to the narrative can be affective. Source
  13. 13. The Homeless
  14. 14. Picture Analyse Newspaper advertisement and Magazine focused Black and white Simple image Shocking image Normal people continuing Invisible Realism Reality Social level Moving
  15. 15. Organisation <ul><li>Photo shoot/ interviews </li></ul><ul><li>Crew/ Cast lists </li></ul><ul><li>Call Sheets </li></ul><ul><li>Prop/ Costume Lists </li></ul><ul><li>Equipment lists and booking forms </li></ul><ul><li>Location Recces </li></ul><ul><li>Risk Assessments </li></ul>Time Management and Schedule