The final video will be a compilation of video, photos, Raphael reporting, as well as text boxes composing of important quotes from peer-reviewed sources, and statistical evidence.1) First Shot – Title of project2) 30 seconds of multiple shots of gates3) Stop on picture and put up definition of gated communities4) Shot up sped up video of gated communities5) Introduce Raphael (the reporter). This will take place in front of a ‘do not force open’ sign on a gate of a gated community.• What Raphael will wear: baby blue suit, short pants, and scripted reports.6) Segment 17) Segment 28) Segment 39) Segment 410) End
Go back and forth between Raphael mocking the gated communities, and statistical or peer-reviewed evidence.Quotes from refs then have Raphael discuss the issueHere are the key points that we are discussing.
1. Affluence – (culture and demographics supplemented by statistics).Segment 1 – Physically Exclusive – Some hard to get to, or hard to get into• Moreover, gated residences offer one important advantage compared with the process of residential segregation: residents do not have to escape to second, third, and forth rings of suburbs in order to avoid poverty or an increase in minority groups. A more efficient method is the walling off, which generally can take place anywhere in the metropolitan area. (553)• I can think of a number of features that can be used to identify and define gated communities(see Blakely & Synder, 1997; Low, 2003). These may be walls, huge gates or walls which serve as some kind of an intimidating barrier. Moats and bridges may also separate the ‘‘gated’’ space/place from the spaces beyond. There may be lights, even spotlights or search lights…
…n space in the landscape of Kelowna
• Gated communities reproduce specific class relations; the cost of living in a gated community is often greater than living in an ungated urban setting and this leads to class segregation
Segment 4 – Structure is same• Throw in some pictures of everything being the same• Everything is the same, isn’t it wonderful, don’t have to worry about anything just live your life, might walk into neighbors house because it looks like yours but don’t worry everyone is friendly• There are specific restrictions (often in the form of building and activity covenants on the contract of purchase) on the structure of many things inside the developments, creating highly controlled private spaces, which do not allow for certain types of cultural or individual expression.• Show video of houses all being the same