Film Production BriefOpening Sequences and Trailers MS2: Production Processes
Choices• 3 minute opening sequence (including titles) for a new film• 2-3 minute theatrical trailer for a new film
Tips for Successful films• Get organised! Props, costumes, location scouting, filming schedule.• Plan for minimum 2 shoots and do them as early as you can to have enough time to edit (common student mistake!)• Be daring and work hard!• Weapons – be careful!
Opening Sequences• Conventions• Real Examples : Leon, Trainspotting, Step Up, Dead Mans Shoes
Student Examples:• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TzsoU254zBU – The Abduction• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LKj5t6_n6tk – The Sight
Trailers• Conventions• Real Media Examples:• The Dark Knight Rises http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GokKUqLcvD8• Slumdog Millionnaire http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kuSTr48P9mc• The Woman in Black http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kuSTr48P9mc• The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WVLvMg62RPA&feature=player_embedded• The Hunger Games http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4S9a5V9ODuY