Different media texts have codes and conventions which can be used to analyse genre.
What is mise-en-scène?
Everything included in a magazine as well as the cover design
Everything included in a scene and how it is staged or arranged
Everything included in a news website as well as user journey through it
What is the effect of a Low Angle Shot in a drama?
It can make a character seem weak
It can make a character seem strong
It can make a character seem suspicious
Which of the following is NOT a visual code?
Which of these is a non-diegetic audio code?
The sizzling of a roast seen in a food advertisement
The voice-over narration from an expert during a wildlife documentary
The pop of a champagne cork being opened on a cookery programme
Which of these is not an audio code?
A slower pace of editing would most commonly be found in…
A tense television drama
A comedy advertisement
A thrilling adventure film
What is the primary function of sound effects?
To cover up quiet moments on the soundtrack
To accentuate and heighten the sense of what is being portrayed on screen
To make dull shows sound more interesting
A fast pan (whip pan) is typically used in what type of film genre?
Which of the following best defines iconography?
Objects which help to ‘set the scene’ such as a throne in a castle
Good looking actors associated with a particular genre
Costumes worn by the actors during a scene
Which elements help a comedy like Outnumbered enhance realism?
The absence of a laughter track and a documentary feel to the visuals
Larger than life characters with exasperated expressions
Recognisable theme song and diegetic household sounds
The James Bond theme is a good example of what type of audio code?
A diegetic sound which instantly triggers audience expectations
A non-diegetic sound which instantly triggers audience expectations
A diegetic sound which enhances action sequences
Which of these are examples of iconography in Hello! magazine?