Media Essay Topics

The positive aspects of media

Media is part of our everyday life. We take the knowledge we get through newspapers, television, the Internet and radio for granted and often we tend to focus on the negative influence it has on the society. In this essay I am going to discuss aspects of media which can also have a negative impact… View Article

Cross Media Assignment

In the first part of My Cross Media Assignment, I analysed, ‘L’Oreal Casting Crème Gloss.’ This advert cast Cheryl Cole, the nation’s sweetheart, in an advertisement for hair dye. This advert inspired me, to develop a beauty product, because it is such a big market here in the U.K. I took a close look at… View Article

Saving Private Ryan

Analyse the methods used to make the opening battle sequence of ‘Saving Private Ryan’ both shocking and realistic, say how effective you find it as an introduction to the film. The successful film ‘Saving Private Ryan’ was released on September 11th 1998, a joint production from paramount and DreamWorks pictures. This film is based on… View Article

Satire in Monty Python

When one thinks of the Salem Witch trials, they think of a dark time during the 1600’s, when the Puritans in Salem Massachusetts, executed over 20 people for the belief that they had been using witchcraft. Another thing that might come to mind when thinking of the Salem Witch trials is the horrible deaths that… View Article

What did Walt Disney do for America?

Walt Disney changed American society by providing a safe, wholesome place for family, friends to gather, learn American history, Main Street, and dream up their future. Families gather together in a safe, wholesome place It is a safe and great place for family and friends to gather together and have fun. Nothing will ever go… View Article

The Lord of the Rings

  I could almost instantaneously distinguish that the film was in the fantasy genre. The fact that it was so easy for me to distinguish the genre so early in the trailer was a superior strategic move by the directors. By using this method they are involving the target audience swiftly and successfully and the… View Article

The media techniques

This essay will focus on the media techniques used in the making of The Crucible and what they connote as well as why they are used. I have chosen to focus on two scenes from the film, the first being when Tituba gets whipped by Parris and the second being when Elizabeth Proctor lies in… View Article

‘Of Mice and Men’ – novel and film comparison

This is a comparison between Steinbeck’s original novel Of Mice and Men and the 1992 film version. I will be comparing the two beginnings, the presentation of Curley’s wife, and the treatment of a powerful scene. Of Mice and Men is one of those classic stories about friendship, loyalty, sacrifice and broken dreams. The 1992… View Article

Nolan’s The Dark Night

How does Nolan’s the dark night use MELCS to good effect and what does this indicate regarding the films genre? Are there any social criticisms present? In this essay I will be explaining the way that different techniques are used, and what these show about the Dark Knight. I will be looking throughout the film… View Article

Photo Analysis – Scissor Sisters

The Scissor Sisters are a band of five formed in America in 2001, who incorporate pop, dance and glam rock genres to their music style. To start off, the photo uses very vibrant lights in the background. This implies that they are lively and energetic. The warm colours like red, orange and pink connotes that… View Article

Both Spirited Away and Pan(TM)s Labyrinth

Both Spirited Away and Pan’s Labyrinth represent the traditional family unit as an important part of a child’s life. How do the two films convey these messages to the audience? Hayao Miyazaki’s Spirited Away (2001, Japan) and Guillermo Del Toro’s Pan’s Labyrinth (2006, Spain) are both feature length films which delve into the journey of… View Article

The first organisation I collected two documents from was Vodafone

1. INTRODUCTION This report was specially made to describe, compare and evaluate two different standard business documents from three different organisations, a total of six documents. I was asked for the first unit to gather these documents, to clearly and accurately explain their purpose and to identify the common elements of similar documents for example:… View Article

Media coverage of Big Brother

An analysis of how the notorious figure Jade Goody was represented in media coverage of Big Brother. Despite being the second last evicted from the big brother house, and apart from being popular in the public viewers eyes, Jade Goody has been portrayed by the media as a very objectionable individual whom is probably labelled… View Article