Students should create a PowerPoint about their
top three trailers, choosing films from different
genres - embedding the trailer onto the
presentation and use bullet points to comment
on the trailer. Explain why the trailer has been
chosen, why it is effective and how it entices the
audience to see the film.
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• Watch trailer.
• The music they have chosen to run
throughout the trailer indicates the
genre of the movie, a rom-com.
• They have picked the scenes to show
you who the characters are, first Andie
then Ben enabling you to pick up who
the main characters are in the movie.
The scenes they’ve picked also show
you the basic storyline, so you’re able
to get a feel for the movie.
• The titles slide in from the side, and
are black with white writing which
reminds you of magazine writing,
which tell you why their getting to
know each other. The titles also give
you hints to the basic storyline also.
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Through the scene they have chosen to
use, the audience is able to pick up on the
basic storyline, as they have used clips from
different points in the films so the audience
are able to pick up on the funny storyline
and on who the main characters are of the
The music they have chosen, changes
through out the trailer to show different
point in the film, the music is quite up beat
and fast paced which suggests that this
mirrors the film. Also there is a over voice
explaining key things like for example who
each character is.
The titles they have used come in about half
way through the trailer and have been put
into the scene with the characters to make it
look very slick, they are all sliver apart from
the title which is in orange and is the biggest
as its the name and its the most important.
• Watch trailer.
• The music they used is a soft piano
solo which reflects the fact he’s talking
on the phone to the persons who has
kidnapped his daughter, so its calming
but also you are able to pick up on the
fact its a thriller and a action film.
• The way they have editing the scene is
that when she is about to e taken they
have split the screen so that you are
able to see both points of view but also
after this when he’s on the phone,
you’re shown clips of action very fast
which makes you want to see it and
see what that action is.
• The over voice of the conversations
makes the trailer seem very tense and
dramatic which helps to pull the