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Flashcards in I,Daniel Blake Deck (23):
1

What does film distribution mean?

Everything that happens in between production and exhibition / release
How the film is shared with the public

2

What does marketing mean?

What is done to get people to buy the media such as billboards and adverts

3

Who directed I,Daniel Blake?

Ken Loach

4

What else has Ken Loach directed?

The wind that shakes the barley
Sweet sixteen
Kes

5

What year was this film released to the UK?

2016

6

What is the genre of the film?

Social realism

7

What two countries was the film produced by?

UK and France

8

Where did it get funding from?

BFI (national lottery) and BBC films

9

How much did this film make at the box office?

Over $8 million

10

What ward did this film win at a film festival in Cannes?

Palme d’Or

11

What was I,Daniel Blake nominated for?

Several BAFTAS

12

Name 3 British social issues this film addresses:

Poverty
Welfare system
Work capability assessment

13

Is the political message left or right wing?

Left

14

Alongside being a director, what is Ken Loach?

Social campaigner

15

Other than Britain what countries did this film receive a theatrical release?

France
Spain
Brazil
Japan

16

How could this film be seen as mainstream?

Loach is a popular figure in UK and Europe

17

How could this film be seen as NOT mainstream?

Challenges government policy = challenge mainstream idealogies

18

What is the target audience for I, Daniel Blake?

Educated
Media literate
Socially aware

19

Was this film a high or low budget production?

Low budget -
Filmed in hospitals, food banks etc,
Starred actors that aren’t very well known,
No special effects

20

How was social media used in the marketing process?

#idanielblake on Twitter

21

How was the film marketed more traditionally?

Trailers in cinemas
Film festivals
Positive comments on the film posters and in the trailer such as reference to the Palme d’Or award
Making viewers aware of who the director is

22

Why is it important to the success of the film that the public knows who directed the film?

Ken Loach is a very well known director in the U.K. and Europe therefore meaning he has a pre-sold fan base

23

How does the trailer contradict Curren and Seatons power and media industries theory?

The trailer goes against the idea of profit and power
There is creativity and variety which goes against the idea of media concentration