Camera Lighting Sound/MusicThriller Close ups, reaction shots Dim/dark, sometimes could Sound effects e.g. Creaking be in black and white. door, music is slow at first and then picks up the pace to build tension.Drama Medium shots, reaction Bright/dim Soundtrack used most of shots the time but not many special effects.Action Track, steadicam, high/low Bright/dim Fast pace music and some angle shots. sound effects used.Historical Establishing shots, medium Black and white film Sometimes music from the shots time is used, and very few sound effects.Adventure Establishing shots, Bright/dim Normally uses fast pace steadicam, high/low angle music and sometimes uses sound effects.Musical Medium shots, track, pan. Bright Includes singing throughout the film and very few sound effects.Comedy Medium shots Bright Sound effects used e.g. Laughter, soundtrack used.Sci-fi Starts with back story, close dim Soundtrack usually used. ups, establishing shotsWar Establishing shot, close ups, dim/dark Sound effects e.g. swords, high/low angle. gun shots. Soundtrack of slow, sad music.Crime Close ups, medium shots. Dim/dark Sad, tension building music used.Western Establishing, medium shots. Dim/bright Sound effects e.g. Gun shots. Soundtrack used- usually fast pace music.