Break it Down

Love Island: The Hyperreality of Reality TV

July 01, 2020 Holly and Hilary
Break it Down
Love Island: The Hyperreality of Reality TV
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Break it Down
Love Island: The Hyperreality of Reality TV
Jul 01, 2020
Holly and Hilary

Have you wondered how reality tv shows are created? This week we decided to pull Emma Field for a chat to discuss and break down all things Love Island! We will be breaking down the cinematography and editing, hyperreality, the history of reality tv, gender representation, voyeurism and much more. We hope you enjoy!

Artwork by: @akalashell

Boogie Woogie Bed by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Artist: http://audionautix.com/



Works Cited:
Baudrillard & The Bachelor: Philosophies of Reality TV: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9zEtalr5pEA
Baudrillard, Jean. Simulacra and Simulation. University of Michigan press, 1994.
Coplan, Amy. Catching Characters' Emotions: Emotional Contagion Responses to Narrative Fiction Film. Published 2006. https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/Catching-Characters'-Emotions%3A-Emotional-Contagion-Coplan/031cb8af40302a921248db74ae2e042dc5ef8745
L'Hoiry, Xavier. “Love Island, Social Media, and Sousveillance: New Pathways of Challenging Realism in Reality TV” - https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fsoc.2019.00059/full
Love Island: Is Reality TV a Waste of Time? | Video Essay. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q87uQAnsuxU
Murray, J. Following Two Contestant Suicides, The Problem of Love Island and "Hyperreal" Reality. https://medium.com/@julia.k.murray8/following-two-former-contestant-deaths-the-problem-of-love-island-trolling-and-hyperreal-1708eb6efacc
Ouellette, Laurie. A Companion to Reality Television. John Wiley & Sons, 2016.
Kerkham, Molly. Reality TV and blurring the lines between real and fake. https://screen-queens.com/2015/08/11/reality-tv-and-blurring-the-lines-between-real-and-fake/

Show Notes

Have you wondered how reality tv shows are created? This week we decided to pull Emma Field for a chat to discuss and break down all things Love Island! We will be breaking down the cinematography and editing, hyperreality, the history of reality tv, gender representation, voyeurism and much more. We hope you enjoy!

Artwork by: @akalashell

Boogie Woogie Bed by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Artist: http://audionautix.com/



Works Cited:
Baudrillard & The Bachelor: Philosophies of Reality TV: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9zEtalr5pEA
Baudrillard, Jean. Simulacra and Simulation. University of Michigan press, 1994.
Coplan, Amy. Catching Characters' Emotions: Emotional Contagion Responses to Narrative Fiction Film. Published 2006. https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/Catching-Characters'-Emotions%3A-Emotional-Contagion-Coplan/031cb8af40302a921248db74ae2e042dc5ef8745
L'Hoiry, Xavier. “Love Island, Social Media, and Sousveillance: New Pathways of Challenging Realism in Reality TV” - https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fsoc.2019.00059/full
Love Island: Is Reality TV a Waste of Time? | Video Essay. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q87uQAnsuxU
Murray, J. Following Two Contestant Suicides, The Problem of Love Island and "Hyperreal" Reality. https://medium.com/@julia.k.murray8/following-two-former-contestant-deaths-the-problem-of-love-island-trolling-and-hyperreal-1708eb6efacc
Ouellette, Laurie. A Companion to Reality Television. John Wiley & Sons, 2016.
Kerkham, Molly. Reality TV and blurring the lines between real and fake. https://screen-queens.com/2015/08/11/reality-tv-and-blurring-the-lines-between-real-and-fake/