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Week 07: Film and New Media

Class Task and Information

  • Lesson 01:

    • Students should be completing the following sections of their assignment this lesson
      • Justification of how the identified sitcom scene meets the genre and requirements of the topic. (approx. 100 to 200 words)
      • Create a persona profile for the audience and the demographics and characteristics your sitcom is targeted towards. (Recommended 2 profiles to allow contrast)

    • Complete the first 2 sections of your assignment. Ensure you look back at previous lessons for ideas and points to discuss.

    • Remember to be actively working on year story boards for homework.
  • Lesson 02:
    • Students are to answer the following Focus Question:
      • How the scene uses technical and symbolic codes and conventions to create specific purposes and meaning.

    • Students are to canalise and discuss how Media Codes of Symbolic and Technical are used within their selected sitcom scene.

    • Answer the question:
      • Outline how the sitcom uses the story conventions to organise ideas, to structure stories through media conventions, and demonstrates awareness of responsible media practices.
      • Remember to break the question down into sections and answer using identifiable examples from your sitcom.

Readings / Homework



Focus Point