Prior to studying this week’s topic Nollywood was a completely foreign term. However, it turns out Nollywood is the name referring to Nigeria’s film industry, which is now the second largest film industry in the world! As such, the emergence of global film industries including Nollywood and Korean film has contributed to the increasing globalisation… Continue reading Nolly WHAAAAAAT?
When interviewing my Nan about her memories of the cinemas, it was highly interesting to pick her brain and hear a totally different perspective to that of my own. I find it fascinating to compare the experiences of individuals in different generations, hearing all about ‘the olden days’ and the films and cinema trends popular… Continue reading Off to the Movies!!!
In the past few weeks, we have been exploring media spaces, particularly that surrounding television. Throughout my previous blog, I conducted primary research into how television watching and TV’s themselves have changed over time. As such, I briefly ‘interviewed’ my Mum and Nan about their childhood memories of television and their favourite shows growing up.… Continue reading Is Broadcast Television Still Relevant?
One of my favourite aspects of university so far is the sheer amount of diversity around our campus. Overall, international education is Australia’s third-largest export industry, so it comes as no surprise that I have consistently had classes with international students. As such, I think it’s so great that university allows us to be surrounded… Continue reading Multicultural Education In Oz
When thinking about televisions, I imagine massive TV screens, endless viewer possibilities, hundreds of channel options, and the ability to watch my favourite TV shows and movies on numerous devices such as laptops and iPads. Our experience is further enhanced due to the instant access we now have to every program anywhere in the world.… Continue reading Back to Black & White
Hello, once again my peeps! Another session of blogging is upon us and this semester I’ll be using my blog for BCM240. For anyone new to my blog, my name is Alanna and I’m a 2nd-year Communication and Media Studies/Commerce student majoring in marketing communication and advertising and minoring in public relations. After watching this… Continue reading My Media Space