Deadlines/Brief

Music videos are so 80s/90s, right? They belong with the era when MTV screened wall-to-wall vids instead of 'reality' TV? Try telling that to the millions who bought Gangnam Style; were they really simply loving the music? 1.6bn (and still climbing) have viewed the video on YT, not to mention the many re-makes (school eg, eg2), viral ads + celeb link-ups (even political protest in Seoul) - and it doesn't matter how legit it is, this nightmare for daydream Beliebers is making a lot of money, even from the parodies + dislikes. All this for a simple dance track that wouldn't have sounded out of place in 1990 ... but had a fun vid. This meme itself was soon displaced by the Harlem Shake. Music vids even cause diseases it seems!
This blog explores every aspect of this most postmodern of media formats, including other print-based promo tools used by the industry, its fast-changing nature, + how fans/audiences create/interact. Posts are primarily written with Media students/educators in mind. Please acknowledge the blog author if using any resources from this blog - Mr Dave Burrowes

Friday, 25 June 2010

Britney Groups

As there are 4 key locations, and I'm after a documentary of the day (and the build-up/follow-up...) there are FIVE groups for this:

DOCUMENTARY TEAM: 12C: Megan, George, Alex, Callum, Amy
GYM SCENES: Lucy, Steph, Jonny B, Mary
CORRIDOR SCENES: Emma, Emmie*, Beth, Melissa
CAR PARK SCENES: Joel, Jonny H, Laura
CLASSROOM SCENES: Chris, Kasim, Elizabeth, Jenny
*Emmie won't be there on the day; needs to shoot her CU as Britney before or shortly after;

Once we've gone through the denotation of the whole vid we'll focus on organising shotlists, call lists, costume, props, schedule etc

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