Define the three stages of productionsEvaluate the importance Analyse anof a franchise existing film to the film industry Film package Industry Create your Define what a own film franchise is package
Recap on Themes What is a theme? What is the best way to summarise a private theme? Give an example of two common private themes within the superhero film. How we can best summarise public themes? Give an example of two common public themes within the superhero film.
Recap on Themes What is a theme? Ideas and stories that are associated with a particular genre What is the best way to summarise a private theme? Central question - what do they want to do? Give an example of two common private themes within the superhero film. revenge, truth & justice, self preservation & self sacrifice, redemption, relationships, morals, choices How we can best summarise public themes? Wider issues and topics of public interest and debate. Give an example of two common public themes within the superhero film. Right & Wrong, discrimination, social class, science and technology, society
Three Stages of Film Production Distribution Exhibition
Film Packages A deal put together by a producer that contains the main elements of a film: a property, director, star (s). They can sell this to investors to secure financial investment Example: Man of Steel Produced by director of Batman series, directed by the director of Watchmen, star of The Tudors, experienced supporting cast (Russell Crowe, Kevin Costner, Amy Adams).
Film Packages Put together your own dream package Include property, star and director Explain WHY you have included each element Convince us that your blockbuster idea will become a success
What is a Franchise? Where a film and its often planned sequels are part of a larger business entity Linked to conglomerates (a large business made up of much smaller ones)
Franchise and Conglomerates Warner Bros DC Comics Film Television V for GreenBatman Superman Watchmen Catwoman Constantine Smallville Arrow Birds of Prey Vendetta Lantern
Benefits and Limitations A franchise allows a conglomerate to exploit ancillary markets (tie-ins, spin-offs, merchandise) It can generate a great deal of profit for a film studio Generates a great deal of income outside of the film itself Actors are signed up for more than one film Film Making can be costly All franchises come to an end
Summary What are the three stages of film making? What is a film package? How is a franchise and a conglomerate linked? Provide one example of a contemporary franchise Why is a franchise important? Provide one drawback of a franchise What is a super franchise? Why do you think this has been introduced?