|Module Title||DOCUMENTARY ANALYSIS|
|Co-ordinator||Ms Janet Jones|
|Other staff||Ms Janet Jones, Dr Mikel Koven|
|Pre-Requisite||TF10210 , TF10410|
|Course delivery||Lecture||20 Hours LECTURES PLUS PRE- VIEWINGS|
Typically, on completion of this module, students will be able to:
- Deconstruct the visual text distinguishing the discreet production elements characteristic of each documentary.
- Question the concept of objectivity in documentary-making
- Understand mediation in its various forms (e.g. an ability to distinguish different modes of authorship within the genre)
- Analyse the spectrum of 'indexical truthfulness' as defined by the relationship between the production and its audience.
- Demonstrate how modern audiences relate differently to factual texts making reference to the new politics of reception.
- Appreciate how technology drives content and vice versa (from the first mag track to the current use of web-cam and the creation of e-docs)
10 x 90 minute lectures studying in particular The Family, Sylvania Waters, The Leader, His Driver And The Driver's Wife, Roger and Me, Video Diaries, The Connection, Rogue Males, Nice Girls, Michael Collins, Hillsborough, Paddington Green, Ibiza Uncovered, Brass Eye, Castaway, Big Brother