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Three Tracks of Non-Fiction Films. Consider. Image + Audio + Text = Possible Meaning. 1) Visual Track. What we SEE on screen Parts of the visual track 1) Main story being told 2) Can be interrupted by…. Cutaway Archival / found footage Stills. Visual Track.

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Consider
Consider

  • Image + Audio + Text = Possible Meaning


1 visual track
1) Visual Track

  • What we SEE on screen

  • Parts of the visual track

    1) Main story being told

    2) Can be interrupted by….

    • Cutaway

    • Archival / found footage

    • Stills


Visual track
Visual Track

  • Main footage created / filmed for movie

  • Often interview footage of a subject

  • Can be the filmmaker him or herself


Archival footage
Archival Footage

  • Primary source photographs

  • Primary source film

  • Footage from ANOTHER movie


Example
Example….

  • Interview with a guitar player…

  • Guitar player talking about his childhood in Chicago

  • Cutaway to pictures of Chicago (when he was growing up)

  • Back to player talking about his heroes

  • Cutaway to film of player’s heroes playing guitar

  • He says he’ll play

  • Close-up on his fingers as he plays.


2 audio track
2) Audio Track

  • What we hear!

  • Narration

    • On screen

    • Off screen

      • “Voice of God” narration

  • Soundtrack

    • Music in the background


3 text graphics track
3) Text / Graphics Track

  • Overlays of the visual track

  • Charts

  • Drawings

  • Graphics

  • Subtitles


Three tracks of non fiction films
Text

  • Identify who is talking

  • Title of the person talking

  • Location of a scene

  • Who IS identified; who is NOT?

  • HOW are they identified (Big BIAS clue!)


Be careful
Be Careful

  • Just because a person on screen has a t-shirt with a word on it

    • Not the text track

    • Part of the visual track


How might the following be identified with a positive bias
How might the following be identified with a POSITIVE bias?

  • George W. Bush

  • Michael Jackson

  • Lady Gaga

  • Barak Obama


How might the following be identified with a negative bias
How might the following be identified with a NEGATIVE bias?

  • George W. Bush

  • Michael Jackson

  • Lady Gaga

  • Barak Obama


Consider1
Consider

  • Image + Audio + Text = Possible Meaning