Alana Coulter Media Coursework Opening Film Research Research on the opening of the film Twilight Saga: New Moon o Produced by Summit Entertainment o Non- diegetic sounds: Instrumental sound – piano (lullaby sounds), drum is introduced to create a climax. This sounds wrongs. o Moon centred of screen which fades to reveal the title o - Establishes the title of ‘New Moon’ o - The text is made up of the moon o Dialogue of Bella, whilst titles are shown; reciting a poem o Editing – the title fades out when drum beats o Unusual areal shot from sky to ground establishing Bella (main character) o Bella running through a crowd of red – the contrast brings attention to her character o Setting changes, from one place to another (Italy > a forest in USA) this creates a dream like situation. This also contrasts from a busy city to a calm forest. o Bright lighting, over exposed to reveal Edward’s secret o Diegetic sound – people laughing and talking which blur. o Has a genre of fantasy/adventure/romance o No credits – this could be because it’s a sequel? Or a big American block buster, and people know the cast.