What kind of media institution mightdistribute your media product and why?
Why have chosen my production company Logo?• The reason why I chose my production company logo for this film is because this is along the lines of a murder mystery and the connotations that the magnifying glass implies. The title in it helps the logo because it tells you that this company produces murder mysteries film or helps to make them.
What is production company? What do they do?• A production company is a organisation that produces Film/TV. What it does it helps to create a film by helping control the budget through the producer and co-ordinates the cast and crew. The producer has the task of trying to find a director and employing all the crew. The production company also pays for all marketing and advertising.
What is the job of a film distributor?• The job the film distributor is to send the film out all across the planet. They make the decision as to when and where the film should be shown and they also find ways to promote it. The first thing they do is decide how many copies they have to make. Its then previewed to buyers e.g. cinema owners. Eventually it gets sent out to the owners just before its available to watch. Once its been sent for people to view it sent back to distributors and payment is agreed. In order to save on costs the film distributor will limit the number of prints being made.
Which film distributor would you chose for your filmand why? What other films have they distributed that are similar to yours?• The film distributor I have chosen is Warner Bros. because they are a big worldwide company that can help distribute the film worldwide. They will promote certain films that have been made on a low budget, in order to maximise their profits. The films they have distributed that are similar to my film are Sherlock Holmes and Scooby Doo.
How will you film be funded?• Our film will be sponsored by the Lottery due to the amount of people who buy the Lottery ticket across the country and hopeful from the funds that are raised the amount that we need to get the film up and running will be enough get it to the cinema.
Titles- Why do you need them? How have you presented them?• Titles are needed in my opening as it helps the audience to understand what the content, tone and genre of the film are. The title of the film and its font are important to establish content, tone and genre as well. I have used a dissolve effect to show the title, and have chosen a simple, clear font.
What films have influenced you from the industry and why?• Sherlock Holmes has become an influence because he is one of the best detectives ever created and the murders he had to deal with are complex and intriguing.• Even though a movie hasn’t been made for this man Poirot is also an inspiration because of how calm he takes to any mystery he’s given.