Shot Scene Type of shot Description
The trailer will start with an extreme wide shot this will
establish the scene and location of the Black Journal.
The use of this first shot will introduce the audience to
the main characters and show their close knit
The scene will cut to the next shot we can see the
characters faces and actions. The characters will
portray their ages through their carefree actions and
props e.g alcohol.
The use of a close up will show the protagonist Ryan
Carter drinking from the alcoholic bottle. This can
indicate his hierarchy through the focus of his actions
amongst the other characters.
The use of a mid shot will capture the characters
from behind walking into a dark mysterious greenery.
This location will be enclosed with trees this will
adhere to danger that will be see in the next few
5 Plot Twist
Close up The scene cuts to a close up of the book being revealed.
This changes the mood of the narrative and introduces
mystery and suspense.
6 Plot twist
The group of friends will discover the content of the
book. A medium close up will show the characters facial
expressions before the audience see the content of the
7 Plot Twist
Point of View
A point of view shot of the pages within the book will
show realistic news articles of people reported missing.
The use of the point of view shot will
create panic and disorientation. We will use a steady
hand held technique to capture with point of view shot.
8 Plot Twist
Medium close up The medium close up will show
the characters facial
expressions, which will portray
9 Plot twist
Close up The use of this shot will refer
back to the book and reveal the
protagonist Ryan carter’s new
article, revealing his future
10 Plot Twist
Close up A cut to Ryan carters face will
show the fear and nervous
expression he is feeling after
seeing himself within the Black
11 Plot Twist
Medium Close up Ryan will be lying on the floor.
12 Plot twist
Close up. A straight cut will show various
Flicks from Ryan’s facial
And cuts back to scene 2E
13 4A Medium
The protagonist Ryan Carter
will be seen researching the
book in his dark room. This is a
Scene within horror trailers.
14 4B Long Shot. The long shot will capture Ryan
sitting on his bed scribbling
down evil symbols in the book
15 4C Close Up. The cut of a close up will cut to
the evil symbols that Ryan was
drawing. This will show the
early signs of Ryan being
possessed by the Black Journal.
16 4D Medium Close Up A medium close up will be used
to capture Ryan on his bed,
holding the Black journal. Black
arms will grab Ryans shoulders.
17 5A Master Shot
Within this scene the characters have a
discussion around a kitchen table. They
discuss about putting the book back.
18 5B Close up A close up of one of the characters
facial expressions will be used to
show the fear and worry on their face.
This will make the audience connect
with their emotions and feel on edge.
19 6A High Angle.
This shot shows the group of friends
getting out of the vehicle to put the
book back. The use of the high angle
shots shows the friends vulnerable
20 7A High Angle
This shot will show the character
walking into the dark woods. The use
of a high angle shot is still relevant as
the characters are not in control and
21 7B Low angle
The protagonist Ryan Carter puts the
book down. The medium close up
shows Ryan’s facial expression aswell
has his action. This shot is important as
it shows the start of Ryan’s possession.
22 7C Long shot Ryan reveals that he is possessed and
begins twisting and turning. This shot
is sped up to create extreme
23 8A Close up The use of a close up shot will show the
book flicking through the pages on its
own, with blood pouring onto the
24 9A Long shot
This shot will show the friends running
out of the wooded area to return to a
safe location. The high angle will adhere
to their unsafe positions and
25 9B Close up One of the friends is shown to be
gagging and covered in evil unknown
26 10A Extreme long
This shot will show Ryan in the middle
of a maze. Ryan will be sitting lifeless in
27 9C Close up A cut back to the friend gagging will
show a black substance coming out of
her mouth this is be in slow motion.
28 11A Medium shot The end shot will show Ryan carter
crawling to the camera with the black
Journal in his hands. This end shot will
potentially make the audience jump.
The action of Ryan crawling towards
the audience creates fear.