Opening Sequence of Texas Chainsaw Massacre INA FRANCIA BAYSON
Genre and Conventions Genre: Horror Thriller Mystery Conventions Blood and Gore Murder News in papers about what is happening Dark introduction (Lighting and Music in background)
Video and Still Images This is the YouTube video I have seen: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4RgkSMXyLY A mysterious A wounded or Shows that character, wants bloody hand or a something happened you to really see child there, but don’t know what he looks like what
Still Images Deserted town, showing a mysterious aura Dark room showing that something bad is happening A picture of a baby, giving theChains with blood, telling audience the urge to findthat there’s been violent who this isthings happening
Font Joint handwriting• Can show that someone isresearching about humanbody • Writing a form for hospital work or someone is getting admitted in a hospital
Camera shots/angle/movementExtreme Close-up Establishing shot Shows the characters Show where the film is emotions, feels scared set, the time, the mood of the film Shows where the filming is and the scene around it Long Shot
Sound Non-Diagetic is sounds that used in the background when filming, and it is the sound effects to make the scene much effective. The Non-Diagetic sound that was used in the background for the film that goes low, high, fast or slow. Making the heart beat faster
Transitions They used a fade/dissolve transition on some of the clips shown in the video.
Special Effects and Editing/PaceSpecial Effect Flashback Showing a form • Slow motions of someone from • Flashback the past.Editing/Pace There are different kinds of cuts used in the opening How this scene change fast sequence such as: • Fast Cuts • Slow Cuts
Images Denotation- is what the audience is seeing on the screen/frame. Connotation- is what the picture on the screen means. Connotation- It can mean that a Denotation- person is burning a A picture of a memory of him/her man on fire. or memory of a dead person
Target Audience Age group: 15 and up The age group that could take blood, violence, killing people which are not censored unlike other films. Teenagers loves getting scared to death on films, and its good to think who will be the suspect for the whole film.