Generic conventions of a teaser trailerPresentation Transcript
Generic Conventions of a Teaser Trailer
Conventions: -Voiceovers tell the story of the film and information the audience need to know-Dialogue used to add excitement to the trailer-Dramatic camera angles chosen to reveal certain characters-Music chosen in a film trailer creates atmosphere -The title of the film is usually placed at the end of the trailer -A trailer always ends in a climax to tease the audience
Structure: Opening- Establishing the setting and revealing the characters Build-up- Characters relationships established Problem-Certain obstacle is shown for the characters to overcome in the film The structure of a film trailer is important as you want to keep the audience guessing about what is going to happen although the end is always kept from the audience.The end is kept a mystery because then the audience will want to watch the film which will result it being successful.
Voiceover: -The voiceover has a number of functions in a trailer-A voiceover helps the audience member make sense of the narrative by giving us extra information such as characters names and occupations, where the film is set etc-Helps the audience know when the film may come out-Sets the atmosphere for a film... horror; deep, male, low voice, dramatic.-Voiceover summarises the story