Media Language A2

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Section A - Question 1b (25 marks)

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A2 teaser trailer

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You cannot attempt to consider discussing these concepts until you can define them.

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of media concepts, contexts and critical debates, using terminology appropriately and with accurate and coherent written expression. Apply knowledge and understanding to show how meanings are created when analysing media products and evaluating your own practical work.

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So again, how do we write about this in half an hour? Paragraph 1: Intro: which of your projects are you going to write about? briefly describe it Paragraph 2: what are some of the key features of the concept you are being asked to apply? maybe outline some of the theories briefly Paragraph 3: start to apply the concept, making close reference to your production Paragraph 4: try to show ways in which ideas work in relation to your production and also ways in which those ideas might not apply/could be challenged Paragraph 5: conclusion

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Before you even begin to revise for the exam, you need to know exactly what these 5 media terms mean Complete a table like the one below on your page.

Media
Genre Narrative Representation Audience Media Language

Definition

Relation to teaser trailers

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1
Media Language

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Media Language is probably the most open one if it comes up, because it allows you to talk about the other areas as well (genre, narrative, audience) as it is about the techniques and conventions of your project, namely your use of the micro elements

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Narrative

Genre

macro
Representation

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Mise-en-scene

Special Effects

Editing

micro

Cinematography (camera)

Sound

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FILM LANGUAGE

(MEANING FOR AN AUDIENCE)

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macro

• REPRESENTATION

• NARRATIVE

• GENRE...
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