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MEDIA PRODUCERS TECHNIQUES RESEARCH 1. Write down at least 4 shots and describe what they look like. * Extreme Wide Shot (EWS): this shot view is so far from the subject that she isn't even visible. * Close Up (CU): In the close up shot, a certain feature or part of the subject takes up most of the frame. * Medium Close Up (MCU): The medium Close Up is half way between a mid shot and a close up. * Cut-In (CI): it refers to showing some part of the subject in detail. 2. Say when you might use each type of shot in a media product or genre. ...read more.


It could be used in comedy genre, horror and romantic genre. * Medium Close Up (MCU): it is used to show the face / things more clearly, without getting uncomfortably close. It is normally used in comedy genre. * Cut-In (CI): it could be uses as an edit point or emphasise emotion. It could be used in horror, comedy, action or romantic genre. 3. Identify 3 genres and say what typical shots would be that a media producer might use. * Comedy genre: this genre normally uses Medium Close Up (MCU) and Close Up (CU) on the characters face when funny moment is about to happen. ...read more.


It is usually used in horror genre and action genre. 5. Describe a high angle shot where would the camera be positioned and when you would use it. It shows the subject from above. It is usually used in horror genre. Normally when we see the characters from above them, they seem less powerful. 6. Describe what a talking head shot is and when you would use it. Talking head is an informal term used to describe the very common shot of a television presenter or other personality talking directly to the audience. We usually use talking head in news, sports or documentary programs. 7. Next view a media programme/genre of your own and identify which shots are used most and why you think this. ?? ?? ?? ?? AMIN ABDUL 1 ...read more.

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