The Pitch – documentary Style & Genre

Analyse the films below discussing genre of documentary;

2. Research into documentary styles. Analyse at least 2 documentaries and compare? different genre, style, type of story, talk about access in terms of how the directors got hold of the story and the contact/research they did. Explain what Media the Matters offers? a platform for different points of view that don’t get seen on the mainstream media channels? These directors wanted to get a message across why do you think they used Media that Matters? would it be shown on mainstream channels? why?

Use appropriate language to discuss doc such as news, ifotainment, reality TV, drama doc, talking heads, interactive, voice-over report, observational (fly on the wall no presenter or voice-over)

Discuss 5 Hurdles; character, story, visual sequences, access, market/platform/audience

Documentaries

www.mediathatmattersfest.org

A Girl Like Me

America For Dummies

Immersion

Hammoudi

Hate (crime)

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