Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Intro to TV Drama

Intro to TV Drama

  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Intro to TV Drama

  1. 1. TV Drama
  2. 2. Lesson Outcomes  To understand what TV Dramas are  As you go through the powerpoint please answer the questions and complete activities.  All resources are on the blog – hand outs and video clips.
  3. 3. Why do we watch Television Drama?  What pleasures do spectators experience through watching TV drama? Think about your own response to the drama you watch Cranford, BBC1 Dr Who, BBC1
  4. 4. Definition  Look at the list provided – which of these have you seen, which ones do you think should be  What needs to be added?  Working with another group come up with your Top Ten (you will share them with the class)
  5. 5. A Definition: How would you define Television Drama  A story that is presented in a serious way and explores a range of genres, from soap opera to science-fiction to costume drama. It uses a lot of close ups and mid shot.  A piece of TV that engages with the issues of the day in an accessible fashion, i.e. through believable characters, through recognisable locations and plots Often we can identify with the stories/ events.
  6. 6. The Exam
  7. 7. Textual Analysis – Filmic Elements  Camera Shots, Angle, Movement and Composition  Shots: establishing shot, master shot, close-up, mid- shot, long shot, wide shot, two-shot, aerial shot, point of view shot, over the shoulder shot, and variations of these.  Angle: high angle, low angle, canted angle.  Movement: pan, tilt, track, dolly, crane, steadicam, hand-held, zoom, reverse zoom.  Composition: framing, rule of thirds, depth of field – deep and shallow focus, focus pulls.
  8. 8. Textual Analysis – Filmic Elements  Editing  Includes transition of image and sound – continuity and non-continuity systems.  Cutting: shot/reverse shot, eyeline match, graphic match, action match, jump cut, crosscutting, parallel editing, cutaway; insert.  Other transitions, dissolve, fade-in, fade-out, wipe, superimposition, long take, short take, slow motion, ellipsis and expansion of time, post-production, visual effects.
  9. 9. Textual Analysis – Filmic Elements  Sound  Diegetic and non-diegetic sound; synchronous/asynchronous sound; sound effects; sound motif, sound bridge, dialogue, voiceover, mode of address/direct address, sound mixing, sound perspective.  Soundtrack: score, incidental music, themes and stings, ambient sound.  Mise-en-Scène  Production design: location, studio, set design, costume and make-up, properties.  Lighting; colour design
  10. 10. Gender 2016 The Bill, ITV1
  11. 11. Ethnicity 2015 The Bill, ITV1
  12. 12. Regional Identity 2014
  13. 13. Social Class – Summer 2013 Shameless C4
  14. 14. Age - Winter 2013
  15. 15. Physical ability/ Disability – Summer 2012
  16. 16. Sexuality- Winter 2012 Skins, C4
  17. 17. What do TV Dramas have in common  Think about your Top Ten list.  What do they have in common – think about characters, narratives, sets and settings, camerawork, use of dialogue, sound and music.  Come up with ten ‘rules’ that TV Dramas have to stick to.
  18. 18. Do these TV Dramas follow the rules? Doctor Who Primeval Spooks Do you need to modify your rules?

×