Unit 27 – Documentary – LO1
Distinction: critically evaluate issues relating to factual television programmes with supporting arguments and elucidated examples expressing ideas fluently and using subject terminology correctly.
In other words…
Distinction: Evaluate, in clear detail, issues and concerns found in documentaries with supporting arguments and clear and detailed examples using subject terminology correctly.
Issues of Documentary Case Study
Find the definition of the following terms...
Accuracy, Balance, Impartiality, Objectivity, Subjectivity, Opinion, Bias, Representation, Privacy
Explain them in your OWN words and clearly evidenced. Think about how they affect a documentary and/or the audience watching the documentary. Apply the terms to a documentary of your choice.
Unit 27 – Documentary – LO2
Distinction: Fully explain codes & conventions of factual television programs with supporting arguments and elucidated examples expressing ideas fluently and subject terminology correctly.
In other words…
Distinction: Fully explain codes & conventions of documentary with supporting arguments and clear, detailed examples clearly evaluated and using subject terminology correctly.
The following pieces of work are on the blog rwsbtecmedia.blogspot.com
Documentary Genre Breakdown
News Vs Documentary Report
What is a Documentary (Super Size Me)
Unit 27 – Documentary – LO3
Distinction: Plan and research a factual programme for television to a quality that reflects near-professional standards, showing creativity and flair and working independently to professional expectations
In other words…
Distinction: Plan and research a documentary to an excellent standard, showing creativity and flair and working independently.
Create 3 story ideas, all with a brief synopsis of the documentary. Say why you would want to make a documentary about these ideas and also how they are inspirational.
You will need to provide a detailed post of ALL of the web, book and personal research that you have done for your documentary. This should have a number of sources (min 10) and information about the people that you will be interviewing.
Crew roles & responsibilities
Interview contacts and appointments.
Present a Prezi presenting all of the above pieces of work and presenting the structure of your film. You will want to consider for this…
Genre, style, intended aim, budget, Target Audience, A synopsis, Contacts and Interview set-ups.
The document should be ‘selling’ your documentary, you should show creativity in doing this.
Legal and Ethical Guidelines.
You will need to have ‘permission’ to film in a number of places and people. You will need to find and provide permission for…
Filming in public, Location permission, and Release form.
You will also need to understand…
Privacy, libel and defamation
Find out your own definition of these terms and find examples from documentaries.
You will need to research and show your understanding, in your own words, of…
Broadcasting Act 1994, BBC producer’s guidelines, Ofcom.
How does this affect your documentary?