Year 12 Stimulus pack.docx - Tropfest ATAR STIMULUS REVISION PACK Title = Tropfest Media form = Live broadcast/documentary Artfilm/animation Audience =

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Tropfest ATAR STIMULUS REVISION PACK Title = Tropfest Media form = Live broadcast/documentary/ Artfilm/animation Audience = Niche Producer/ = Channel 11 Institution Free-to-air (Network TEN – commercial) Broadcast = 20.30 11 th February 2017 time tropfest-2017 Created in 1993 by actor, director and producer John Polson, to celebrate talented Australian filmmakers, Tropfest has evolved into the world’s largest short film festival. Have you spotted the pineapple in The Wall? t/general
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Tropfest ATAR STIMULUS REVISION PACK INTENDED AUDIENCE Stimulus 4 is a 10 minute extract from a live broadcast of Tropfest that aired on: Eleven Streamed live on 10play and Red Bull TV M edia languages Systems of Communication Impact of funding on production and distribution Publicity and avenues for exhibition Intended audiences The move from a non-commercial (SBS) to commercial (network TEN) attracted some interesting industry and social commentary about moving from ‘niche’ to popular’ (See following articles).
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Tropfest ATAR STIMULUS REVISION PACK is Network Ten’s multi-platform catch up TV and video portal that includes all TEN, ONE and ELEVEN shows. is Network Ten’s multi-platform catch up TV and video portal that includes all TEN, ONE and ELEVEN shows. Red Bull TV is a digital video service, with one of the world’s most successful utube channels (over 45million views). It’s known for streaming live events, including festivals,eg lollapalooza music festival.
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Tropfest ATAR STIMULUS REVISION PACK ACTIVITY: Consider the ‘market’ these broadcasters are targeting and identify and explain who the intended audience of Stimulus 4 is. Detail the audiences’ context, values, interests and ideologies in your response. The first four minutes of Stimulus 4 tells, through documentary conventions, the story of Tropfest – from its first screening to 200 people at the Tropicana café to its 25 th anniversary at Paramatta Park. ACTIVITY: Given who you identified as the intended audience for this stimulus, explain why this type of media form was selected? (Reflect on why it was considered important to provide this historical context) Media languages Intended audiences Narrative Codes and conventions Persuasive techniques, codes and conventions System of communication Intended audiences Narrative Codes and conventions Persuasive techniques, codes and conventions As the documentary form constructs rather than represents reality, the manipulation of codes and conventions in Stimulus 4 have been selected to convey a preferred meaning about the purpose and
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Tropfest ATAR STIMULUS REVISION PACK Documentary techniques and preferred meaning ACTIVITY: Watch the first four minutes of Stimulus 4 and consider why certain documentary techniques were selected and how these selection processes contribute to the preferred meaning. Use the techniques listed below as a catalyst for your analysis.
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