Questionnaire:<br />1) Gender:<br /><ul><li>Male
Female</li></ul>2) Age:<br />3) Occupation:<br />4) How often do you go to the cinema?<br /><ul><li>Once a week
Once a fortnight
Once a month
Once every three month
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  1. 1. Questionnaire:<br />1) Gender:<br /><ul><li>Male
  2. 2. Female</li></ul>2) Age:<br />3) Occupation:<br />4) How often do you go to the cinema?<br /><ul><li>Once a week
  3. 3. Once a fortnight
  4. 4. Once a month
  5. 5. Once every three month
  6. 6. Once a year</li></ul>5) How often do you watch Thriller films in the cinema?<br />6) If you had the choice of a Thriller film and another genre would the Thriller be your first choice?<br />7) What makes Thrillers appeal to you?<br /><ul><li>Suspense
  7. 7. Storyline
  8. 8. Twists
  9. 9. Good characters</li></ul>8 ) What sub-genre of Thriller do you most enjoy? (Pick 3)<br /><ul><li>Action
  10. 10. Crime
  11. 11. Drama
  12. 12. Horror
  13. 13. Political
  14. 14. Psychological
  15. 15. Sci-fi
  16. 16. Slasher/stalker
  17. 17. Supernatural</li></ul>9) Would you prefer to see a male or female lead in a Thriller film?<br />10) What location would you like a Thriller to be set in?<br />11) What would you like to see happen in the first 5 minutes of the opening scenes?<br />12) What is your favourite Thriller movie? & why?<br />13) Do you like action packed and full of violence or a mystery investigation?<br />14) What do you think adds intensity to Thriller films?<br />15) What do you think builds up suspense in a Thriller film?<br /><ul><li>Music
  18. 18. Lighting
  19. 19. Sound
  20. 20. Camera angles</li></ul>Female responses (4):<br />2) 16-17<br />3) Students<br />4) Once a month – (2)<br />Once a year – (2)<br />5) Once a month – (2)<br />Not often – (2)<br />6) “Thriller would not be my first choice”<br />“Crime would be my first choice”<br />“Yes, thriller would be my first choice”<br />7) Storyline – (1)<br />Twists – (2)<br />Suspense – (1)<br />8 ) Action – (3)<br />Political – (1)<br />Psychological – (3)<br />Drama – (1)<br />Supernatural – (1)<br />Crime – (1)<br />Slasher/Stalker – (1)<br />Horror – (1)<br />9) Female – (4)<br />Male – (0)<br />10) Somewhere tropical – (1)<br />Dark, scary night – (1)<br />Houses – (1)<br />London – (1)<br />11) Something that makes everyone gasp – (1)<br />Someone being killed – (1)<br />Something that builds tension – (2)<br />12) Inception – “because it’s mind boggling”<br />None – “because I’m too much of a scardy-cat to see all of it”<br />The Dark Knight – “the acting and the suspense created”<br />Let the right one in<br />13) Action packed full of violence – (2)<br />Mystery – (2)<br />14) “when you know something that the character doesn’t”<br />“supernatural"<br />“music and lighting”“darkness and music”<br />15) Pace<br />Music – (2)<br />Camera angle – (2)<br />Male responses:<br />2) 16-17<br />3) Students<br />4) Once a month – (2)<br />Once every 3 months – (4)<br />5) Once every 3 months – (4)<br />Once a year – (2)<br />6) Horror<br />Action – (2)<br />Thriller – (3)<br />7) Storyline – (4)<br />Suspense – (4)<br />Twist – (2)<br />8 ) Action – (5)<br />Horror – (5)<br />Supernatural – (1)<br />Crime – (3)<br />Psychological – (1)<br />Stalker/slasher – (1)<br />9) Female – (5)<br />Male – (1)<br />10) London – (1)<br />Woods – (2)<br />Urban city – (1)<br />A deserted place – (1)<br />A house – (1)<br />11) “Introduction to all the characters and their background – likes/dislikes” – (2)<br />“Building tension and something scary” – (1)<br />“Something that engages us. Something that makes us shocked, but confused” – (1)<br />“Someone getting killed”<br />“Screaming, bloody and scary music”<br />12) The Dark Knight – “had a major turning point to keep the audience at suspense throughout the movie<br />The Dark Knight – “it had great twists and created suspense”<br />The Dark Knight – “the acting is really good”<br />Inception – “the storyline is amazing and makes you question life”<br />The Original Texas Chainsaw of Massacre – “it was kind of scary”<br />Paranormal Activity – “the audience is kept in the dark about what is going on until the end and it is left as a cliff-hanger”<br />13) Action packed and full of violence – (6)<br />Mystery investigation – (1)<br />14) Characters death – (3)<br />Music – (1)<br />Lighting – (1)<br />Suspense – (1)<br />Special effects – (1)<br />15) Sound – (3)<br />Music – (5)<br />Lighting – (2)<br />Camera angles – (1)<br />Pace – (1)<br />The female answers:<br /><ul><li>Preferred female leads
  21. 21. They think that twists are more appealing in a thriller movie instead of suspense and storylines
  22. 22. Action and Psychological are good sub-genre’s for thriller films
  23. 23. Dramatic irony, lighting and music adds intensity</li></ul>The male answers:<br /><ul><li>They prefer storyline and suspense instead of twists, they find them more appealing
  24. 24. Action, horror and crime would suit the sub-genre of a thriller better
  25. 25. The woods would be a good location of filming
  26. 26. Intensity is added if a character dies
  27. 27. Suspense is added by the sound and music used</li></ul>All in all the feedback we received from the majority of the audience was that:<br /><ul><li>They to watch thriller movies with a female lead.
  28. 28. The sub-genre of thriller that they preferred was action
  29. 29. They preferred the location to be in a dark place, such as the woods.
  30. 30. In the opening scenes of the film, they would prefer to see ‘Something that builds tension’
  31. 31. They would prefer to see action packed and a full of violence film rather than a mysterious film
  32. 32. Music, lighting, camera angle and special effects which have been used add intensity to the thriller film
  33. 33. They also said that the music and sound adds suspense to thriller films.

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