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Theory

Definition:

“… nexus analysis is the mapping of semiotic cycles of people, discourses, places, and mediational means involved in the social action we are studying.”

(Scollon & Scollon 2004)

Nexus Analysis was our chosen theory. Our interview questions were shaped around 3 main connecting areas: Past Experiences, Changes through Time and Technology. These components were used to help shape the format of our movie.

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Possible sound tracks and sound effects

SOUND EFFECTS

https://www.freesound.org/people/medialint/sounds/11863/.- wind howling

https://www.freesound.org/people/fellwell5/sounds/170546/ – typewriter 

https://www.freesound.org/people/monotraum/sounds/145534/ – old typewriter 

https://www.freesound.org/people/tams_kp/sounds/43559/

MUSIC 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kww5FmhjgaI –  Very dramatic lol 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kgjkth6BRRY – Gwen Stefani (Hollaback) 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y6Sxv-sUYtM – Pharrell (Happy) 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HIaFZRayijI – Miley Cyrus (See you again instrumental)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HAlz5TiKOCM – Meghan Trainor (All about that bass)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I9gq4S3uB9Q – GRL (Ugly heart) 

CATCHY BEATS!! 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KWi3JoM8Cqg – go straight to 0:34

Info on J K Rowling (so far)

(Note) – Hey guys! This is what I have so far on J K Rowling. More than welcome to add more info as I wasn’t too sure on what kind of info’ we needed on our authors. There is more information on the web so i’ll keep adding along the way… 

J.K ROWLING

– Born in Yate, England – July 31st 1965

– She is a graduate from the University of Exeter then moved to Portugal in 1990 to teach English

– In total, Rowling produced 7 books in total for the Harry Potter series

– First three books of the Harry Potter series took over the top three slots of The New York Times best seller list

– By 2000, the first three books in the Harry Potter series earned up to $480 million in the space of 3 years.

– The books printed up to over 35 million in 35 different languages.

– Rowling is now Britain’s 13th wealthiest woman.

– The first film version of Harry Potter appeared in cinemas in November 2011, in the opening weekend in the United States, the film debuted on 8,200 screens and earned around $93.5 million.

– Rowling’s first book for adults was published in September 2012 but was not as successful as the Harry Potter series.