In this essay I will be writing about a man called Armin Meiwes and Bernd Brandes. both Armin and Bernd were respected by friends and colleges but at the same time they thought the two may be homosexual. Armin and Bernd both met over the net on a chat site. Bernd was posting up comments saying he wanted to be eating until Armin read his comments and replied. Soon after both had met up brandes got his penis chopped, died in a bath full of blood after getting stabbed in the throat. A year after that Armin was arrested. He was sentenced to Eight and a half years in prison.
I will be analysing this programme and referencing it towards other programmes with similar detail both story wise and in the way they used there production techniques.
IDENTIFICATION OF ALL PRODUCTION TECHNEQUES IN THE PROGRAMME
Lighting in the interviews and the camera angles
Narration was the main production technique in this programme it brought out great information to the viewer about Armin meiwees and his life, the narration was backed up with shocking animated images from armon's imaginary friends, it was also backed up with talking heads that told stories of armon or Brandis. There was also music that went along with the mood of events as they were being told and offset camera angles and dull lighting techniques to also set that shocking mood.
Justification for the use of these techniques
The narration in this programme lets the audience imagine in their heads what armon was like, the narration puts images of armin's childhood, growing up with his mother alone, armon's life in the army, his life at see to his imaginary brother and then to the way he slaughtered brandis leaving him in the bath to die but soon after stabbing him in the throat with a knife. The narration lets you see these images without actually... [continues]
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