Presentation on theme: "Documentary Project (Long Feature News) Television Production and Broadcasting I."— Presentation transcript:
Documentary Project (Long Feature News) Television Production and Broadcasting I
Definition Documentary – the genre of using pictures or interviews with real people in real events to provide a factual record or report. Feature News Story (Broadcast Journalism) – a detailed, subjective story that focuses on a specific person, place, or event.
Purpose Why do filmmakers choose to create documentaries? In other words, what purposes do documentaries serve?
Challenges As filmmakers, what challenges do you foresee in doing this project?
Requirements At least 05:00 minutes Maintain same groups or arrange for different ones. No more than five (5) people in a group. Professionalism must be kept in mind.
Assessments Two paragraph document that explains the description of your chosen topic and the purpose for exploring the chosen topic. Plot Diagram Large/Small Group Discussions: Critiques and Response to Professional Documentaries Bibliography of at least four (4) sources: Two Interviews Two credible sources with authors (print or electronic) MLA format – visit knightcite.com to help cite A one page reflection paper (double-spaced) that addresses what you have learned from the documentary process - Individual Self and Peer Evaluations Overall Project Quality
Timeline Visit ltlbtv.com underneath “Assignment Calendar” for updates.
Where to begin… Brainstorm Topic Purpose Tone Audience
Plan and Organize Visualize Your Entire Project Designate Roles and Responsibilities Set Realistic Deadlines Communicate with group members Plot Diagrams – A Documentary is a Story
The Research Schedule credible interviews (formal/informal) Capture B-Rolls Look for any all sources relating to that topic
Two forms of content 1). Non-verbal: B-Rolls and non-lyrical music 2). Verbal: Formal and informal interviews Voice-overs
Interview Etiquette Introduce Yourself Explain Purpose and Reasons for Interview Schedule (Have dates and times in mind) Be welcoming, inviting, and considerate