Q1. What do you think makes horror movies scary? Good Visuals Suspense Mystery GoreFrom this chart we can clearly see that people look for suspense in a horror movies.Therefore we will try to include elements which create suspense in our openingsequence.
Q2. What is your favourite type of horror? Psychological Slasher Supernatural MonsterHere we can see that psychological and supernatural horrors are preferred whilst Slashermovies aren’t very popular. This shows that people like the mystery and suspense ofhorror, so we will imply this into out sequence.
Q3. What is your favourite film? The Thing Dawn of the dead Wrong turn 2 Halloween 1408 Birdemic:Shock… The Ring Sinister Amityville HorrorHere we can see that a lot of the favourite horror movies are about the unknown andthe supernatural. So we will imply this into out sequence.
Q4. Why is it your favourite horror film? Great Storyline Suspense Zombies Funny Dont Know Gripping ScaryAgain, we can see that people enjoy horror movies which have a lot of suspense inthem, as well as a great plot/storyline. We will try to create a convincing storylinewhich will create suspense within out title sequence.
Q5. What is your least favourite horror movie? Paranormal Activity Survival of the dead Sinister Birdemic:Shock… Woman in black Clown moviesAlthough popular movies are movies about mystery and the supernatural, they arealso the least popular. This shows that if a movie about mystery isn’t done very wellthen it can go terribly wrong. Knowing this, we will try to create a convincing horrormovie as best as we can.
Q6. Why is it your least favourite horror film? Unbelievable Bad script Boring Relied on jumpscares Little Suspense Predicatable PhobiaFrom this we can see that movies that people hate are generally unbelievable and haveterrible scripts/storyline. This shows that horror isnt just about the scare factor, peoplewant to see a god storyline as they do with any other genre of movie.
Q7. What is your favourite setting for a horror film? Domestic Forests Isolated parts of town Haunted HouseOut opening sequence will be set in an isolated part of town as we can see in thischart that it is the most popular location for a horror movie among fans.
Q8. How often do you watch horror films? Very often Often Not very often RarelyWe can see here that most people don’t watch horror movies on a regular occasion.This means that when they do watch a horror it will have to be good and convincingto please them. It could also mean that ideas and concepts can be used as theaudience may have not seen another movie like it before, so we aren’t to worriedabout originality.
Q9. Are you a fan of horror films? Yes NoHere we can see that the majority of people are fans of horror movies, showingthat the genre is a good choice for an opening sequence.
Q10a. Why do you like horror films? Suspense Entertaining Gore Best Genre Enjoy being scaredAgain, we can see that people like a horror movie to have suspense but also forit to be entertaining and full contain gore.
Q10b. Why don’t you like horror movies? Boring Too ScaryThe people who said that they don’t like horror films said that they find them boringor too scary. The fact that we now know to make the movie full of suspense will helpto make the movie more entertaining and not bore people.