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  1. 1. Assignment #4: Analysis of a TV documentary By Joanne Aroda
  2. 2. Documentarys I Will UseThe Triumph of The Will (1935) Lifers (2012)This documentary is a post WWII film This is a TV documentary(released in Cinemas)Shows Europes largest prison and itsMade by Leni Riefenstahl to shad light offenderson the propaganda used by Hitler toDocumentary surrounds the issue ofgain his fellow Germans supportmurder and whether they should be letThe film is aimed at mature adults and back into societyhistorians , people who are highly Its audience is driven towards adulteducated
  3. 3. ConventionsVoice over Interviews from the publicPresenterCurrent debatable topicsArchive footage (photos, Titlesnewspapers etc.)Supporting footage TextFirst hand experiences Credits (animation, colour,Score musicsize, placement and roles)Natural Lighting Establishing shotNo actorsQuoted materialOne camera StatisticsPans Real life setting (natural)MontageAmbient sounds
  4. 4. Conventions of The Triumph of The Will (1935) The documentary begins with a prologue which is the only commentary throughout the film It challenges documentarys of today. Making the audience pay full attention
  5. 5. Conventions of The Triumph of The Will (1935)The credits are in greyishwhite bold writingThis challenge - due to thelack of animations or funcolours its sends a clearmessage of importance
  6. 6. Conventions of The Triumph of The Will (1935)Real life settingThis Uses Everything wasshot at the time and wasnaturalIt was just observation toshow that world
  7. 7. Conventions of Lifers InterviewsUse To give info andmore in-depthunderstanding to theviewerAllows viewers tobecome emotionallyinvested
  8. 8. Conventions of The Triumph of The Will (1935)Camera shots and AnglesChallenges/uses The are onlystraight cutsLong and short worth theoccasional Ariel and close up
  9. 9. Conventions of Lifers First hand experiences/ Footage Use To give info and more in-depth understanding to the viewer
  10. 10. Conventions of Lifers Current debatable topics& StatisticsChallenge - Not onlybrings the issue ofmurder but ethics andpsychologyThe statistics make itmore real
  11. 11. Conventions of Lifers Text Develops -The text is normal (upper and lower case) white text which gives a message of cold and clinical But does it fit the topic?
  12. 12. Similarities and differences SimilaritiesDifferencesFirst hand experiencesTextCurrent debateable topics EditingReal Life setting EffectsColour ( one is black and whitethe other in colour )statistics