The close up shot of the type writer may connote that the
film may be based on a book or paper work to the
audience,. The fact that it’s a close up shot may suggest that
the man is focused on writing this letter.
This close up shot of the paper and ‘The end’ explains that it
may also be about a significant book or something that may
be shown later in the film. This connotes and signifies to the
audience on later events .
The close up shot of the champagne which is a celebrating
drink, shows that he is celebrating maybe the
accomplishment of the story he had written. This connotes
to the audience that is may me an important piece of
A blank screen is shown whilst we hear non diagetic sound
of a type writer. This captures the audiences attention as
they wonder what is happening. My group also wanted to
use non diagetic sound to make our opening more
This shot is a close up shot of a cigarette and a match stick
with a blurred out vision of the type writer behind which
links to the sound of the type writer being diagetic.
This close up shot shows that the main character is Paul
Sheldon as we have not seen any of the other characters just
as yet. This suggest that he is the protagonist and the story
line may be based on him. We took this account of board
with our own film opening and set the opening to start with
the character that the story line is based on which was the
dead girl .
The shot of the main character shows that he is a lonely,
middle aged man as he is drinking and smoking by himself.
This may connote on the narrative of the story as there may
be a story line behind why he’s lonely.