Analysis of creditsequence and title By LeeyaMeghani
Black Swan is about a ballet dancer who wins the lead for the SwanLake, but the delicate swan slowly looses her mind and becomesmore and more like the Black Swan. The first credit sequence shown on the Black Swan trailer is the certification of the film. The film is rated a ‘R’ which means that under 18’s are restricted from watching the film. The second credit sequence shown is from ‘FOX Searchlight Pictures’. FOX is involved in the production and distribution of independent and mainly British films. It mainly distributes drama and horror based films.
The third sequence shown is from CrosscreekPictures who was also a producer anddistributor.The fourth credit sequence is ‘Opening Night VeniceFilm Festival 2010’. This tells the viewers that BlackSwan was first presented and first seen during theVenice Film Festival.
This screen shot ‘Official Selection Toronto FilmFestival 2010’ shows the audience that Black Swan,was screened there. Toronto Film Festival is aleading public film festival in the world which screensmore than 300 films from 60+ countries everySeptember.Darren Aronofsky is the director of the film BlackSwan, this gives the audience an insight of whodirected and put the film together.
The Wrestler and Requiem For A Dream are twofilms which were also directed by DarrenAronofsky; the director of Black Swan.Natalie Portman is one of the main actors in thefilm. This screenshot tells the audience watchingthe trailer that Natalie Portman is a academyaward nominee.
Vincent Cassel and Mila Kunis are the twoother main characters which star in the film.Both characters are given a slide each tohighlight the importance of them. All thecredits used in the movie are in the sametext positioning with the same background.
In the last few scenes of the credits, the title ofthe film is brought up. Putting it towards the endof the trailer means it will stick in the viewersmind more then having it at the start.This shot shows all the companies involved inthe production of the film. It also gives theviewer all the actors which are involved in thefilm and the directors name
This credit shot shows the viewers who helpedout with the movie, this includes musicsupervisors, editor of the whole film, productiondesigner, director of photographer and theproducers.The last few scenes give the viewers a insightof who wrote the film and the director onceagain. The production company which releasedit is also found towards the bottom, with theirlogos on either side.
The last scene gives the viewer a websitewhich they can visit which will give them extrainformation on the new film being released