What kind of media Institution might distribute your media product and why?
Role of the Production company A production company is responsible for supervising the filming from concept to completion, and they hold the sole legal and financial responsibility of the movie as a whole.
In terms of our media product? <ul><li>When looking in terms of our media product it should be taken into consideration that our film is most likely to be something produced by an independent film production company. This is most likely as we can see with this media product that it all came about through low budget production, also its most likely to be a British independent production company as most the actors and directors are British based. </li></ul>
A film distributor is a company or individual responsible for releasing films to the public either theatrically or for home viewing. A distributor may do this directly or through theatrical exhibitors and other sub-distributors . Role of a distributor?
Would it be a Tv Film? I n terms of the film “Unspoken”, I believe it would be a tv film as its a film that would bring that diversity and edge to the television sets. As with this storyline time would only tell that it would have the wide range of audiences all ready to see what is in stall for them as they sit down to watch this film. With the film also having real edge to it its well suited for the television stage as it would be something different and a new experience for all too watch as there hasn’t been that many classic thrillers of late until “Unspoken” came along.
Where and how would it be released? The place where it would most likely to be released first of all is in London as we know it is a British based film therefore its biggest audience is most likely to be on its home soil. The whereabout in london it most likely would be released is in Leicester square where most premieres of new films are released as its the place where most of the money will be made. After being released in the UK its most likely to then go on to be released in America where if they like the look of it its most likely to attract the big audiences it seeks .
Advertised and Marketed? The film “Unspoken” would be advertised and marketed mostly through viral advertisement, thereby meaning having its own website which will then create a buzz and vibe around the film to gain its notice. It would also be marked and advertised through word of mouth and reviews by critics as it is a very low budget film so will most likely rely on the actual film itslef and hope the critics like it as they will then encourage people to see it from there reviews. But apart from that it would also be advertised at bus stops and poster etc.
The Titles in the product ? The titles in the media product show that it has included such important people as who directed the film, who it was edited by all the people who are starring in the product. As these were the main people who had anything to do with the media products work.
The opportunities for merchandise? For a film such as “Unspoken” there would be many opportunities for merchandising one for a start being the soundtrack to the starting of the product, where people could buy it and play it in times where the mood of tension needed to be set. Also the name itself could be merchandised in the way it could be printed of t-shirts and jumpers etc. The characters themselves could also be turned into little action figure collectibles as they were such symbolic characters of a film.