Conventions of a Title
The conventions of a Title sequence is a method of
introducing the audience to the characters,
establishes the kind of scene and tone the film
wants to propose and engages the audience from
an early stage. It provides a simple, basic insight of
what’s inevitable when watching the film or what
you must anticipate as the viewer.
The title of the opening sequence
is immediately put into
perspective. The colours used i.e.
red and black establishes the
genre of the film which is horror.
The integration of the black and
red only yet achieves to associate
itself with negative connotations
of ‘death’ and ‘blood’.
Considering the overall genre is
horror, it’s quite inevitable to use
those specific colours and shades.
The background itself
associates well with the genre
of the film. The idea of the title
sequence indicating that it’s a
horror film, the dark
background only helps to
reinforce the message of
After the title has been
demonstrated to the audience,
the second feature of a title
sequence which has been
revealed is the director. As the
director has provided the
foundation for the creativity of
the film to grow, it’s vital that
the title sequence has given the
name of the director.
The producers have also been
included in the title sequence.
Due to the fact that the
producers are the financial
element of the entire film, those
who provide a great structure to
the film’s entire development, it’s
rather essential to introduce
them to the viewers too.
The executive producers
have also been
portrayed. It gives a brief
outline of who else has
contributed to the
production sector of the
The title sequence has
demonstrated to the audience
who has provided an input in terms
of sound effects and music. The
music aspect of the film is vital as it
arouses tension and develops a
certain level of intensity; knowing
the fact that the genre of this
specific film is horror.
Those who have participated in the
element of visual effects have also
been demonstrated to portray what
specific people have actually
contributed to the graphics.
After illustrating to the
audience the key figures
that have contributed to
the development of the film,
the actors have now been
put into perspective.
Bearing in mind that
‘starring’ has not been
included as it’s regarded