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  • 1. Assignment 12- planning fordocumentary ( Draft 1)Luara PiresDebbie MarquesKauana Labaldi Maria Younes

2. Final topicTransgendered people:Topic: Is our contemporary society trans phobic?We are going to look into: Peoples opinions Experts opinions Trans man Trans woman Poly Gender and Androgynies Intersex Cross- dressers 3. REQUIRED ELEMENTS/CONVENTIONSREQUIRED ELEMENTS/CONVENTIONS HOW? WHERE IN THE DOCUMENTARY? (bullet points)Establishing shotsHow: we are going to use establishing shots, so we can show places where we go to.Where: when we go to SOHO, Westfield, Clinics , we will show the building outside so people can know where wewent.Title of your documentary How:. We are going to have our title of our documentary, more colourful to represent the LGBT community, and (not just text on blank screen)also how it looks happy, so we present a positive side of Trans.Where: after the short introduction we have.Use of presenter or voiceover How: Presenter: We are going to have presenter, so that we can introduce places where we go sometimes, tointerview people and sometimes to give some statistics. The voice over, will be used when we are showing graphs.Where: Presenter when we are in Soho we will have her filmed talking about how we decided to go there so we cangive people information When we show graphs of data we have found we are going to use voice over to explain it.Public interviews How: We are going to do public interviews, because our documentary relies, on this. We will alsoWhere: When we go to places to film our documentary, which will be based on public opinion we will definetlyhave public interview.Expert interviews (with titles) How: Expert interview so that we can some professional feeback, from sociologists, from Traans Group leaders.Where: Our experts interview, will be in our school, where we have sociologists, and from the leader, will be inclinics, and in a Trans Youth Group.Appropriate titlesHow: we can going to use title on our documentary, to identify the name of our documentary, the (for case students/experts, locations etc) name of the people interview, and places where we go.Where: when we interview, people in the streets, we will have some information about them, when wego to a different setting we will use tittles to identify the change of places. Our documentary will alsohave title.Supporting footage/photographsHow: we are going to have supporting images and footages so that we can make our documentary more visual.Where: the whole documentary will have supporting images and footages.Use of statistic, graph or diagramHow: We are going to use this so that we can have some statically data, which is correct. To shown the number ofpercentages of people that are trans phobic or not.Where: in the middle of the documentary there will be some that we found, at the end we can do an overall graphof what we understood. 4. Conventions for our documentaryConventionsUseChallengeNatural lighting Make it realisticPresenterGuide the audience throughout the documentaryVoice oversExplain to audience the footage that is going to be showing.Establishing shots Using these at the beginning of the documentary or when changing location.Background music Create emotionSupportive imagesTo send out the aim of our documentary clearlyInterviews with publicFilm some of the people from theback as they will not want to befilmedExpert interviewsBe more scientific and informative for the audienceReal life settingFilming in places that have a link to our topic (Soho)Statistics Back up the points we are going to mention.Titles and credits Show the title of the documentary and show the names of the experts being interviewed 5. Representation A serious/casual person Does not have own opinions , so that we canonly give information and public opinions.How? Why? The clothing will not be so Because we want theposh, but she will be neat.Presenter to establish The language will be morerelations ships, but we alsocasual/formalwant her to transmit How she stands and seriousness.positions her self will bemore normal. Her actions will be morediscreet.Our Target Audience needs a presenter like this, so that at the same time,they see seriousness they still feel comfortable. 6. Costume and PropsCostumes. Props Jeans Bershka Ipad Pumps . White shirt J.T lewis Black Blazer . 7. Body Language/gesture/facialexperssionBody language:Always more straight, with an elegant positioning.Gesture:She will move her hands, to express more, andtouches her hair.Facial expression:More serious, but shows enthusiasm. 8. Speech The presenter will speak more serious, but willnot use scientific terms to identify Trans manand Trans woman, so that people feelcomfortable. The presenter will speak clearly, but using dayto day language, so that it can be understoodby our target audience. 9. PUBLIC INTERVIEW.Actors and people. Who I want to interview Why? Trans Woman So that we can know how it feels to be a transwhat type of people do you want to interview? woman, this will be good as it will be in bothWhy? genders Trans Man Have a good personal opinion. Teenagers So that we can see how teenagers feel about, including how the school talks about it. Parents To see what they feel , and how they would react if it was their child. Youth Group LeaderTo know how they would act in this situation, and their personal opinion. Priest/PastorsTo know church points of views TeachersSo that we know how teachers would relate to students that might be in this situation. AdultsOverall opinions on it, this will vary in age, gender and ethinicty. 10. Actors and PeopleEXPERTSINTERVIEWS. Who I want to interview?Why? Gendered Intelligence (Nic) he will know the topic in depth. Deals with this situation everyday Knows how society behaves towards trans people. SociologistsNature vs. nurture. Psychologists If the brain has an impact ( identity) Doctors To see how the sex-genes of trans people might be different. 11. TASKS POSSIBLE RISK INVOLVED IN TASKS ACTIONS TO PREVENT HARM TO HEALTH OR SAFETYFilming in unknown location - Being kidnapped, getting lost, not knowing - Go to the place before to make sure youpeople.know it, go with the whole group.Travelling to filming locations Train- getting lost, loosing oyster, loosing - Always to up before, check the lines before.(walk/bike/bus/tube/car etc)money on the machines, the lines might notbe working.Interviewing people for filming Them being rude or arrogantApproach in a correct way to make them feel comfortable to reply.Filming underage (below 16) peopleGetting them upset about the topic because Make them feel secure and tell them all aboutthey might feel awkward. the documentary first.Filming anyoneNot being open and not wanting to have any Be polite to ask, have the right words to say toinvolvement in the documentary.them.Health of group members when filmingFeeling too cold and being ill after, freezing Always wear the correct clothing for the(ex in cold weather, filming for extended theyre hands and not being able to hold weather. Have money to eat outhours etc)anything. Being too hungryInterviewing the public for filming Them being rude or arrogantApproach in a correct way to make them feel comfortable to reply.Interviewing an expert for filmingThem going against what are documentary is Select the correct expert first, make them feelfor, them not wanting to expose themselves.comfortable when speaking.Types of areas (how safe are they)Soho Square Garden drunksLots of people so we are not going to be alone there filmingTime of day 11- Sun is very shinySelect the appropriate place with correct natural lightingUsing technology ( filming) equipment Tripod and camera might get lost Never leave items unattendedOther: 12. Location exploration shops/se Car x shops. parksSoho restaurantsSohopubssquarePossible locations.gardenWestfield churchCentral CamdenLondontown 13. LOCATIONS NOT USINGWE ARE NOT USING PLACES SUCH AS: PUBS RESTAURANTS CAR PARKS SHOPS SEX SHOPS 14. LOCATION EXPLORATIONLocation pictureLocation pictureSohoCentral londonChina townChurchCamdem Town.Westfield 15. How to get there ! Soho take train from Willesden junction to Tottenham court road China town get train from Willesden Junction to Piccadilly circus Westfield- get train from Willesden Junction and get off atshepherds bush. Central London- get train from Willesden junction to oxford street Church Harlesden Camden town- get train to Camden station 16. Location Risks.LOCATIONSPOSSIBLE RISK INVOLVED IN TASKS ACTIONS TO PREVENT HARM TO HEALTH OR SAFETY Travelling to filming locations(walk/bike/bus/tube/car etc) Train- getting lost, loosing oyster, loosing money on the machines, the - Always to up before, check the lines before lines might not be working.How safe when you are thereTrip over the grass if wet. Slip on the Wear good shoes wet floor.Physical surroundings: Houses people might want theyreNot make noise and be respectfulground/buildings/people/objectsprivacy, and want quietType of area Pubs around, houses and shops.Quiet but with a lot of calm people.Access to location (open/closed/public Open public access anyone could Choose the right place to stay, notaccess etc)come in where there are too many people.Link to time of dayMorning people might be having aChoose the correct person, wear morning walk with dogs. Weather.appropriate clothing People might be in a bad moodOther: 17. EXPLORATION OF SOUNDS/MUSIC To be done by maria 18. MUSIC To be done by maria.