Real media conventions

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  • Created on: 31-05-13 14:25
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  • Real Media Conventions
    • AS
      • Found conventions of Rom-com are introduction to make characters & back story -found in 'A Cinderella Story' main protagonist tells her back story through a voice over. So we decided to introduce main character and back story - pic scene
    • A2
      • Found conventions of 'Indie genre' is artistic shots as found in Frighten Rabbits video 'State Hospital' birds fly by across sky. We liked this so did it
        • Progression
          • Found conventions of Rom-com are introduction to make characters & back story -found in 'A Cinderella Story' main protagonist tells her back story through a voice over. So we decided to introduce main character and back story - pic scene
          • We looked beyond the main conventions and researched shot types - more indepth research skills
    • A2
      • We went against music video conventions by not having the band in it, and story bring shown through antogonist by the protogonist. Fits 'Indie' genre though as its all about being individual and unique.
        • Progression
          • Researched more widly into conventions in generally of the medium and then when against them to suit genre. Gain a better understanding of genre.
          • Typical characters are usually naturally pretty and dont wear any heavy make up like Amanda Seyfried in Dear John. So we chose a naturall pretty actress and don't put much make on her
    • AS
      • Typical characters are usually naturally pretty and dont wear any heavy make up like Amanda Seyfried in Dear John. So we chose a naturall pretty actress and don't put much make on her
    • AS
      • Found they present titles in creative ways like in 'The Proposal' they have an actors name appear in mirror. We used the creative ideas and actress name spelt out in toothpaste in sink
    • A2
      • We looked at theorist like Andrew Goodwin - editing on beat was important. So on 'heartbreak'clips changed with beat lasted 1-2 secs long
        • Progression
          • looked at conventions and theorist to gain a complete understanding about medium - imporved knowledge of music videos
  • We looked beyond the main conventions and researched shot types - more indepth research skills

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