Media - Representation

Common stereotypes and representation of different groups (ethnicity, disability, sexuality, ect) and how they are often portrayed through TV Drama using technologies:

  • Mise-en-scene
  • Cinematography
  • Sound
  • Editing
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  • Created on: 01-04-14 10:43

Sexuality - Gay Men Representation

Mise-en-scene:

  • Tight clothing
  • Fashionable
  • Well groomed
  • Flamboyant clothes
  • Little Dog
  • Feminine walk
  • Feminine job: Hairdresser, fashion designer
  • Hand gestures
  • Clubs - low lit lighting

Editing: 

  • Short takes - club
  • Shot reverse shot - other men
  • Two shot - couples
  • Eyeline match - other men
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Sound:

  • Dialogue: Feminine voice, high pitch
  • Feminine music
  • Club music - dubstep

Cinematography:

  • Long shots - feminine posture
  • Mid shots
  • Close ups, Point of view - looking at other men
  • Pan - in clubs
  • Handheld Camera
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