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Thriller lesson 2
Thriller lesson 2
Thriller lesson 2
Thriller lesson 2
Thriller lesson 2
Thriller lesson 2
Thriller lesson 2
Thriller lesson 2
Thriller lesson 2
Thriller lesson 2
Thriller lesson 2
Thriller lesson 2
Thriller lesson 2
Thriller lesson 2
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  • 1. Blogs
    • On each blog you should have a log-every lesson
    • post what you have achieved
    • Se7en Essay posted
    • Pre-lim task
    • Thriller openings analysed and clips embedded
    http://cgsthrillerblog.blogspot.com/
  • 2. Thriller Brief PLANNING IS IMPORTANT It is possible to obtain 20/20! You need to get into the habit NOW of updating your blog regularly
  • 3. 17/20 Planning
    • *** demonstrates excellent research into similar products through analysis of past students work and thriller clips .
    • Excellent presentation of props and locations along with casting audition tapes to show organisation of actors.
    • A detailed treatment and a proficient storyboard have been provided. All research and planning has been presented to an excellent standard and *** demonstrated good time management throughout the project.
  • 4. Codes and conventions of a Conventions EXT: What makes a good Thriller?
  • 5.
    • Restricted Narration
    • Non Diegetic sounds to create tension
    • Enigma codes
    • Disruption of normality
    • Cheap surprise
    • Red Herring
    • Tension/ suspense
    • Antagonist/protagonist
    Conventions of a
  • 6.
    • Aim
    • To learn about the codes and conventions of the thriller genre
    • By the end of the lesson you will be able to :
    • Identify thriller codes and conventions
    • Be aware of thriller as a problematic genre
    • Plan and conduct audience research
    Codes and conventions of a
  • 7.  
  • 8. Firstly thriller is a broad term that is used in film marketing, as a positive selling point for many types of film.
    • It can mean:
    • Action
    • Edge of the seat
    • Thrills
    • Excitement
    • Suspense
    • Enigma/ Intrigue/ Puzzle
  • 9.
    • Generic hybrid – two or more genres together
    • Sub Genre – a separate branch of the family
    • Problematic because . . .
    Codes and conventions of a Crime Techno Conspiracy Medical Mystery Political Religious Political Thriller Espionage - ‘ spy’ Action Psychological Supernatural Slasher/ Stalker Erotic Thriller Legal Thriller
  • 10.
    • Therefore anything could in theory be a thriller. A thriller does however have a set a codes regardless of specific sub-genre that cover mise-en-scene, camera angle shot movement and position, editing, sound, and narrative.
    • In addition to this each sub-genre will have specific conventions
    Conventions of a
  • 11.  
  • 12. Dos and Don’ts
  • 13.
    • Why is this important?
    • Ideas
    • Most effective thrillers?
    • Prey on the target audience insecurities
    • Decide on Target Audience
      • Male / Female
      • Age range
    Audience Research
  • 14.
    • Devise Questions
    • Minimum 15 - Maximum 25
    • Fears, insecurities, worries, setting, locations, characters, symbolism, associations
    Audience Research
    • Market research – favourite thrillers / actors
  • 15.
    • Recording Data
    • Questionnaire – Spreadsheet / Excel
    • Set up a Survey Monkey Account
    • Conduct a Focus Group – record results
    Audience Research Uploaded to your Blog Wednesday 1 st February

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