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  1. 1. An Evaluation Natalie Hurn, Jake Pearce, Daniel Fineberg and Sophie Drimer.
  2. 2. In what ways does your media product use, develop or challenge forms and conventions of real media products?
  3. 3. Our Protagonist,
  4. 4. How does your media product represent particular social groups?
  5. 5. Blair Witch Project These are the films which inspired us. They inspired us because we preferred the desolate mysterious scenery of a forest as it captures the tense feeling we want our viewers to express. We also found the colouring atmosphere of the forest and the basement created a dangerous environment for our audience to capture our theme. se7en Blair Witch Project
  6. 6. We believe that if our media product was to be distributed it would be by Paramount Pictures who are a mainstream company, and they have distributed many psychological thrillers. This is a current, real media product called ‘Shutter Island’, this is also a psychological thriller. We chose this film from this media institution because it has a similar synopsis to our own media product. As our media product is similar to that of other current media products with Paramount, we believe that our product would be best suited to their distribution.
  7. 7.  Our media product would be funded by Film 4. Our marketing campaign would start with;  Advertising the trailer of our film to our distributor  We would then target our specified audience through TV, cinema and advertising through the internet.  Also advertise with posters in areas where our specified audience would be located.
  8. 8. We were inspired by the introductory titles of ‘Se7en’ and ‘Contact’. We liked the scratchy handwriting fonts, which gave the impression that a creepy character – a convention of psycho-traumatic thrillers – had written them. ‘Se7en’ Title Screenshots:
  9. 9. Our Titles Inspired Titles
  10. 10. We included quick shots, one which is although tense, less dramatic than the opposite shots which snap quickly to the girl running in panic through the woods which creates mystery for the audience of: •What leaded her to that certain setting? •Why is she wearing the bag which is in the photo? Etc. This also creates tension and different views to grab the audience’s attention and to not become bored with the same long clip.
  11. 11. Also through PowerPoint.
  12. 12. We used a crane shot establish her vulnerability. We used a close-up shot to add tension for the viewer. We used a Mid shot to give the impression someone is following her. We used a long shot to fully appreciate the reflection; which also gives a spooky and chilling effect. As well as showing her isolated We used an over the shoulder surroundings. shot to create an atmosphere where the audience feels as if they’re in the victims shoes.
  13. 13.  In conclusion, the range of aspects we have learnt since filming our preliminary task, we feel we have learnt about how to shoot different shots and what these different shots portray to the audience.  We have learnt how many different measures go into the whole product. For example the  There is also the amount of editing which goes into making the final product perfect; the fluency of clips, the pace, The 180 degree rule, match on action and our many contrasts of shots.