Assignment 16 draft 4


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Assignment 16 draft 4

  1. 1. Psychological Thriller Opening Sequence Assignment 16: Group Presentation (Draft 3 Final Part A Draft) Group work is GreyPaula D Mickella S Cerise CRed Green Blue
  2. 2. Part B Part B (Paula) 1st Idea For Opening Sequence • Starts with the mother of the main character having a go at her, asking what • WWW does she plan to do with her future. • It was a good concept and we had a ideal plan • Girl storms to her room and writes in her of how it was going to be filmed. diary all the anger, depression and loneliness she is experiencing and breaks • But we resulted in not using this idea for the down. opening sequence. • She phones her friend to tell her she needs someone to talk to as she is feeling very • EBI down, However she has a argument with her friend and her friend tells her to just • This was a good idea but it didn’t quite match leave her alone. our genre. • She runs home and as she steps out in the • It was more of a drama sequence, but it could road she gets knocked over. have been better if we had more of a “psychological” concept • Introduce the film title at the end of opening sequence to let the audience calm down after seeing the accident.
  3. 3. (Mickella) 2nd Idea For OpeningPart B Sequence• Starts off with main character on her way to school. WWW There is a lot of suspense and mystery which are• She arrives at the school and sees her best conventions of psychological thrillers. friend they have a conversation together The storyline was very interesting and it would have and everything seems normal. kept the audience entertained• A car drives up in slow motion towards them and the scene turns black and white. EBI It would have been better if there was more action,• Then the car purposely runs over the main it was almost too basic. character and drives off. Because of how this opening sequence is set it would have been a low grade because it wouldn’t have had• The best friend starts smiling at laughing a range of shots. and the scene ends.
  4. 4. (Cerise) 3nd Idea For Opening SequencePart B• Girl is working on her laptop in her WWW house alone Good concept of the genre, it also has• She receives a letter through the elements of making the eerie and letter box• The letter contains little bits of EBI paper that spell out “Knock If we add more confusion and put more Knock” elements of psychological.• Then gets a knock on the door but when she goes to open no one is there• She Opens the door And Finds A Creepy Doll Sitting On Her Doorstep
  5. 5. Chosen Genre :PsychologicalPart CWhat our genre is all about? ThrillerWe choose this genre because its doesn’t only make theaudience jump like other thrillers it has a sense ofmystery that the human mind needs to solve.Example of Hard candy of chat Psychologicalconversation Thrillers cause frustration Mind Games Psychological thriller is a sub genre of Thriller it often involves the elements of mystery, suspense with a few mind games.
  6. 6. Examples Of Some PsychologicalPart C Thrillers 6
  7. 7. Part C Conventions Of A Psychological Thriller Mickella Swaby
  8. 8. Part C Psychological Thriller They Are A Sub-Genre of Horror And Thrillers Psychological – Elements that are related to the mind or processes of the mind Thriller- A book, film or play showing crime, mystery, or espionage in an atmosphere of excitement and suspense. Devices and Techniques; Stream of consciousness First-person narrative Back-story
  9. 9. Part D Our Inspirations
  10. 10. Part D Films we got inspired by and why (Funny Games) A range of shots theyI like the concept of used wouldplaying games to suit withmake protagonists ourfeel threatened in sequence.their own home. Mentally and It relates to our physically torturing the opening sequence innocent for pleasure. Psychological thrillers because it all happens don’t always end in in the comfort of harmony. somebody’s home.
  11. 11. Part D Funny Games (Print Screens) Protagonists – Vulnerable family moving into a new house. Mum, Dad and Son (Nuclear Family) (Little boy’s behaviour) Hostile scared behaviour (close up shot) showing emotion of fear or disturbed Antagonists – Unknown neighbours, young men who want to have fun. Possibly looking for trouble I liked the characterisation between 2 groups. So you know who the “baddies” are.
  12. 12. Films we got inspired by and whyPart D (Hard Candy)● It met theconventions of I like the range ofMystery , shots that wasSuspense due to used especially thethough out the ones that showwhole movie I was emotion andat the edge of my not knowingwhat was going tohappen next. The representation of the charactersA lot of mind games where was interestingportrayed in this film, just focusing of 2which we want to show in people. Showsour sequence. I like the settings of the mental like film. In very isolated behaviour. lonely areas.
  13. 13. Part T Style of Titling and CreditsIn a motion picture, television program, or video game, the opening credits are shown at the very beginningTitling and Credits list the most important members of the production.They are now usually shown as text on a blank screen or static pictures, or sometimes on top of action in the show.Sometimes there may or may not be accompanying music.
  14. 14. Part U This was used in the Movie “DeadWe will make our own and not copy anythingon this slide due to copyrights but these was a Silence” starts off slow (then afterinspiration to our group 26 seconds) it speeds up Music That inspired me … I liked the different This was used in the grudge gaves us range of the creeps which we thought was instruments used I effective thought it would be effective to use something similar to be played in the This was used in “nightmare on elm open sequence street” this was inspiring because it when the credits matches our idea it uses young girls are on when (Around 5-7 years )saying horrific stuff everything was in the tune of a nursery rhyme suppose to be calm
  15. 15. Part U Music That Will Be Featured In Our Open Sequence • 2. When the post comes • 1. For the Beginning of the scene where Lia is coming and she see pictures of downstairs into the kitchen aborted baby and when on the laptop with her scrap Lia comes in contact of book due to the sounds are the doll for the first calm brings a sad mood which is what we wanted time this would be played • 3.When the doll reappears from the bin & Lia recognises something aint right + scene ends