Using the knowledge that you have gained through in-class discussions, readings, and viewings of online videos – choose one 20th or 21st century television/digital media creator (i.e. actor, director, producer, cinematographer, editor, sound designer, costume designer, online content creator, etc.) that you feel has had a major impact on the art of television and/or digital media. 

  

Using the knowledge that you have gained through in-class discussions, readings, and viewings of online videos – choose one 20th or 21st century television/digital media creator (i.e. actor, director, producer, cinematographer, editor, sound designer, costume designer, online content creator, etc.) that you feel has had a major impact on the art of television and/or digital media

In deciding on the subject of your writing, please make sure that this individual’s career is focused primarily in television and/or digital media, NOT film.  Let me know if you have questions.

Write a five-paragraph essay (2 1/2 page MAXIMUM) that briefly but concisely addresses this person’s:

  • Background and rise within the industry
  • How and why he/she has had a major impact  
  • What you feel represents his/her greatest contribution to the television/digital media industry and why.

Introductory paragraph – Introduce the subject of your essay and three areas that you plan to address in the body of your essay.

3 body paragraphs – Each paragraph should be devoted to and clearly articulate the 3 different aspects of the subject’s career that are outlined in your introduction.

Conclusion – Should be a summation of the power and influence that this person has had in the film industry and a reflection about the reason this individual’s work has had an effect on you personally.

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