Thursday, 29 March 2012

Representation Of Gender

Video extract
TV Drama sequence: Doctor Who, Series 3, Volume 4
Director: Graham Harper and Colin Teague
Date: 2007
Distributor: BBC
Country: UK
Extract Location: Episode 3, Chapter 8
Extract Length: 5 minutes 06 seconds
Location/Cues: Start: 29:20; End: 34:26

Answer the question below, with detailed reference to specific examples from the extract only.

Discuss the ways in which the extract constructs the representation of gender using the following:

• Camera shots, angles, movement and composition
• Editing
• Sound
• Mise en scène

[50 marks]