Wednesday, 21 December 2011

AS preliminary evaluation

  • In what ways does your media product use, develop or challenge forms and conventions of real media products? 
  • How does your media product represent particular social groups?
  • Who would be the audience for your media product?
  • What have you learnt about technologies from the process of constructing this product?

Wednesday, 26 October 2011

Media Studies Catch Up

To avoid feeling like the boy in the picture, in today's lesson you have the opportunity to catch up with any work that is missing from your blog. You must ensure that all the following are on your blogs:
  • About Me
  • The representation activity on The Man
  • Calvin Klein advert analysis
  • The Male gaze task-applying Laura Mulvey and Trevor Millum (to include still images and music video and advert)
  • Notes on Audience and Institution task
  • Film Director presentation posted on all blogs
  • Above the line & below the line advertising notes
  • Four quadrant picture notes
  • Film production notes
  • Attack the Block research notes and presentation
When you have completed all these activities you need to write a summary of your Attack the Block research findings.

Wednesday, 21 September 2011

Death Proof lapdance scene

A supreme example of the male gaze. A gratuitous scene that does fit with the sub genre of the film (grindhouse).

Countdown-Rachel Riley

Rachel Riley's image changed considerably from when she started as the Maths expert on Countdown. She began as relatively demure and has been restyled in a more overtly sexual fashion. This is noteworthy considering both the audience and type of show. On my previous blog the Rachel Riley post was read by more people than any other.