Portrayal of Autism in Malaysia Short Films



Kuek, Venessa Sing Ying (2019) Portrayal of Autism in Malaysia Short Films. Final Year Project (Bachelor), Tunku Abdul Rahman University College.

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This research examine the portrayals of autism in Malaysia short films. The aim of this study is to find out the accuracy of portrayal in autism short films and the effect if media has portrayed autism inaccurately. There are five short films were selected to study the autism characteristic and six variables are included which are body language, language, conflicts, camera techniques, lighting and background music as these variables able to influences the depictive of autism in short films. Thematic analysis is used to analyses the data from intensive interview, and it is used as a guideline to measure the portrayal of autism in short films. The result of the findings indicated that most of the characteristics of autism found in the sample short films were align with the portrayal of autism in reality.

Item Type: Final Year Project
Subjects: Language and Literature > Philology. Linguistics > Communication. Mass media
Faculties: Faculty of Communication and Creative Industries > Bachelor of Communication (Honours) in Media Studies
Depositing User: Library Staff
Date Deposited: 30 Jan 2020 08:47
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2022 04:47
URI: https://eprints.tarc.edu.my/id/eprint/12954