-Conventions-TV Drama- Skins-Media Studies-

Revision cards for the work on TV Dramas, specifically skins. CONVENTIONS of TV dramas.

Media representations and responses.

HideShow resource information
Technical codes of conventions of TV Drama: Realism?
varies from one culture to another. It aims to create a sense of reality.The media is becoming a 'real world'. Realism is an ideological representation. Skins realism can be achieved through camera work, sound, editing, special effects and missenscen
1 of 5
Technical codes of conventions of TV Drama: Camerawork?
Realist camerawork is designed to not be obtrusive, so the audience believes they are seeing reality. It involves a variety of different shots. Realism is easier to achieve through new technology
2 of 5
Technical codes of conventions of TV Drama: Sound?
To be realistic, non-diegetic tracks are avoided. However they are sometimes used for emotion.
3 of 5
Technical codes of conventions of TV Drama: Mise-en-scene
Most TV Dramas will use realistic locations, lighting will be naturalistic, clothing will be realistic of the time period, culture and location
4 of 5
Technical codes of conventions of TV Drama: Editing
Continuity is important to show a sense of realism. Sequences flow naturally. Montages are used to show memory. Flow of narrative
5 of 5

Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

Technical codes of conventions of TV Drama: Camerawork?

Back

Realist camerawork is designed to not be obtrusive, so the audience believes they are seeing reality. It involves a variety of different shots. Realism is easier to achieve through new technology

Card 3

Front

Technical codes of conventions of TV Drama: Sound?

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

Technical codes of conventions of TV Drama: Mise-en-scene

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

Technical codes of conventions of TV Drama: Editing

Back

Preview of the front of card 5

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Media Studies resources:

See all Media Studies resources »See all TV Drama resources »