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dc.contributor.advisorChairperson, Graduate Committee: Theo Lipferten
dc.contributor.authorSmithee, Tara Pearlen
dc.date.accessioned2021-07-13T19:48:10Z
dc.date.available2021-07-13T19:48:10Z
dc.date.issued2019en
dc.identifier.urihttps://scholarworks.montana.edu/xmlui/handle/1/16374en
dc.descriptionDeep discoveries is a film that is part of the student's thesis project.en
dc.description.abstractUsing the work of Yale professor Dan Kahan, this thesis explores how his 'cultural cognition' theory demonstrates the ineffectiveness of communicating controversial environmental topics using the deficit model. It applies Valerie Reyna's Fuzzy Trace Theory, which demonstrates how communicators can use 'gist' and 'verbatim' in their messaging to connect to an audience's worldview and reduce polarization. This thesis uses these theories to analyze three documentary case studies, including my MFA thesis film, Deep Discoveries. Deep Discoveries documents the underwater ocean exploration of Marine National Monuments in the Pacific Ocean from 2014 to 2016 and utilizes the above tools to promote conservation of the ocean.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherMontana State University - Bozeman, College of Arts & Architectureen
dc.subject.lcshScience filmsen
dc.subject.lcshNature conservationen
dc.subject.lcshCommunication in scienceen
dc.subject.lcshSocial sciencesen
dc.subject.lcshCultureen
dc.titleFraming science and conservation films for wider acceptance: using social science to engage audience through their worldview and cultural cognitionen
dc.title.alternativeDeep discoveriesen
dc.typeThesisen
dc.rights.holderCopyright 2019 by Tara Pearl Smitheeen
thesis.degree.committeemembersMembers, Graduate Committee: Dennis Aig; Andrew Patrick Nelsonen
thesis.degree.departmentFilm & Photography.en
thesis.degree.genreThesisen
thesis.degree.nameMFAen
thesis.format.extentfirstpage1en
thesis.format.extentlastpage34en
mus.data.thumbpage22en


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