• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Teenage drama essay

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

Teenage Drama Essay The teenage drama I have chosen to analysis is "One Tree Hill". The drama is based on one main character who feels out of place at school. The opening to the drama highlights how out of place the character feels through the angle, position and type of shots from the camera. However the camera also shows the main characters links with other people and their feelings towards him. The editing also supports the camera by helping it link characters together and their relationships with each other. At the beginning of the opening sequence we see the main character "Lucas" dribbling a basketball on his own on an empty bridge. These first few frames tell the audience that he feels lonely, insecure and is trying to get this out of his mind by playing basketball. ...read more.

Middle

After this the next new image is of a basketball game where the character conflicting with "Lucas" is shown. The young woman has been shown in the game supporting his team strengthening the fact that the part of the conflict could be because of her. In the next two images we learn that the relationship between the conflicting character and the young woman as we see them kissing. After this a new character is introduced by showing her closing up a shop, this leads us to believe that she works there as she looks to young to be the owner. The image after this if of a man who looks wealthy as he drives a nice looking car and wears a suit. ...read more.

Conclusion

He could be related to "Lucas" as one frame shows him speaking to his mum and making her laugh. The last character to be introduced is a middle aged woman, who we assume is " Lucas' " mother as she hugs him waiting by a doorstep; she could have been worrying or waiting for him to come home. The next image changes back to the bridge a "Lucas" dribbling a basketball again showing how out of place he feels. As each character is introduced gold writing appears next to their face, identifying them so the audience know who they are. Furthermore, all of the characters are introduced in the order of importance we know this by the number of times they are shown in the o/s. As well as this, after each character is introduced to the audience another shot is shown of them; this helps the audience to work out the relationships between the characters. ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Audience and Production Analysis section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Audience and Production Analysis essays

  1. Waterloo Road Essay

    The restrictions of budget affect the storylines, which often results in unbelievable storylines, for example, an entrepreneur blackmails the head, and

  2. Psycho Essay

    To create tension and suspense in the scene, Hitchcock places his victim in a sense of unawareness, but in contrast, the audience are all too aware of what's happening. Hitchcock creates the atmosphere of dramatic irony by showing Marion, the victim, in a state of contentment, with her eyes closed.

  1. SHREK ESSAY

    This scene suggests that the film is different from other fairy tales as everything is opposite to what it should be. In traditional fairy tales, a handsome Prince slays the dragon, rescues the Princess and they share first love's kiss.

  2. The television programme ‘The Lowdown’ and the newspaper article ‘Did you have a nice ...

    She didn't like being pregnant at all. "I hated it" If you compare this to most women's reactions when they find out they are pregnant they are exited and happy. "I've seen these teenagers walking past in little belly tops and I've thought 'Oh god!"

  1. superheroes essay

    It made $178,780,000 (worldwide) (2003). A review of the film said this "in the pantheon world of marvel comic's superheroes, Daredevil is more of a Demi-god then a full-blown deity. He's a notch below Spider-man, The Fantastic Four, The Hulk and The X-Men.

  2. The lyrical, slow-moving opening sequence is a dazzling combination of cinematography, music and hallucinatory ...

    Since the story is told almost entirely through Willard's eyes and point of view, he introduces the boat's demographically-diverse crew: "The crew were mostly just kids, rock and rollers with one foot in their graves": * Jay "Chef" Hicks (Frederic Forrest), Engineman 2nd Class, the dope-smoking boat's machinist and hippie

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work