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Question 5

  1. 1. HOW DID YOU ATTRACT/ADDRESS YOUR AUDIENCE? Jacob O’Neil
  2. 2. Genre  For our film we used the mob genre which is a subgenre of American crime films dealing with organized crime, often specifically with the Mafia. Especially in early mob films, there is considerable overlap with film noir.
  3. 3. Genre  For our film we used the mob genre which is a subgenre of American crime films dealing with organized crime, often specifically with the Mafia. Especially in early mob films, there is considerable overlap with film noir. Film noir is the cinematic term for Hollywood crime thrillers from the early 1940’s to the late 1950’s
  4. 4. Film noir is the cinematic term for Hollywood crime thrillers from the early 1940’s to the late 1950’s Genre  For our film we used the mob genre which is a subgenre of American crime films dealing with organized crime, often specifically with the Mafia. Especially in early mob films, there is considerable overlap with film noir.  For our film we really looked up to some other films that have really been at the top of the Mob genre for decades, such as ‘The Godfather’ trilogy and ‘Goodfella’s’.
  5. 5. Genre  Crime stories in this genre often highlight the life of a crime figure or a crime's victims or they glorify the rise and fall of a particular criminals, gang, bank robber, murderer or lawbreakers in personal power struggles or conflict with law and order figures, an underling or competitive colleague, or a rival gang
  6. 6. Genre  Crime stories in this genre often highlight the life of a crime figure or a crime's victims or they glorify the rise and fall of a particular criminals, gang, bank robber, murderer or lawbreakers in personal power struggles or conflict with law and order figures, an underling or competitive colleague, or a rival gang  Headline-grabbing situations, real-life gangsters, or crime reports have often been used in crime films
  7. 7. Genre  Gangster/crime films are usually set in large, crowded cities, to provide a view of the secret world of the criminal: dark nightclubs or streets with lurid neon signs, fast cars, piles of cash, sleazy bars, contraband, seedy living quarters or rooming houses
  8. 8. Genre  Gangster/crime films are usually set in large, crowded cities, to provide a view of the secret world of the criminal: dark nightclubs or streets with lurid neon signs, fast cars, piles of cash, sleazy bars, contraband, seedy living quarters or rooming houses.  Exotic locales for crimes often add an element of adventure and wealth. Writers dreamed up appropriate gangland jargon for the tales, such as "tommy guns" or "molls."
  9. 9. Narrative  For our film we focused on following Tzvetan Todorov’s Equilibrium Theory
  10. 10. Narrative  For our film we focused on following Tzvetan Todorov’s Equilibrium Theory  This follows the idea that throughout the duration of the film the ‘Equilibrium’ or the normal is always out of sync, there are 5 stages that it goes through
  11. 11. Narrative  For our film we focused on following Tzvetan Todorov’s Equilibrium Theory  This follows the idea that throughout the duration of the film the ‘Equilibrium’ or the normal is always out of sync, there are 5 stages that it goes through Equilibrium
  12. 12. Narrative  For our film we focused on following Tzvetan Todorov’s Equilibrium Theory  This follows the idea that throughout the duration of the film the ‘Equilibrium’ or the normal is always out of sync, there are 5 stages that it goes through Equilibrium Disruption of Equilibrium
  13. 13. Narrative  For our film we focused on following Tzvetan Todorov’s Equilibrium Theory  This follows the idea that throughout the duration of the film the ‘Equilibrium’ or the normal is always out of sync, there are 5 stages that it goes through Equilibrium Disruption of Equilibrium Recognition of the Equilibrium
  14. 14. Narrative  For our film we focused on following Tzvetan Todorov’s Equilibrium Theory  This follows the idea that throughout the duration of the film the ‘Equilibrium’ or the normal is always out of sync, there are 5 stages that it goes through Equilibrium Disruption of Equilibrium Recognition of the Equilibrium Attempt to repair the damage
  15. 15. Narrative  For our film we focused on following Tzvetan Todorov’s Equilibrium Theory  This follows the idea that throughout the duration of the film the ‘Equilibrium’ or the normal is always out of sync, there are 5 stages that it goes through Equilibrium Disruption of Equilibrium Recognition of the Equilibrium Attempt to repair the damage New Equilibrium
  16. 16. Mobster Film openings  Godfather- The story begins as "Don" Vito Corleone, the head of a New York Mafia "family", oversees his daughter's wedding with his wife Wendy. His beloved son Michael has just come home from the war, but does not intend to become part of his father's business.  Key ideas-  Family means everything  Business comes second
  17. 17. Mobster Film openings  The Golden Age- The story begins with a business meeting between James Adams and Charlie Doherty, we then see James treat his brother Frank like dirt and treat Charlie like royalty. They are having a meeting about the future of James mob and how Charlie will have an influential future in it.  Key ideas-  Business comes first  Friends over family  Family means nothing
  18. 18. Mobster Film openings  As you can see there are huge differences in our film opening as we attempt to go against the stereotype and create and new form of tension.

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