Superhero Movies - Production

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Superhero Movies - Production

  1. 1. GCSE Film
  2. 2. 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
  3. 3. 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.
  4. 4. 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
  5. 5. Three Stages of Film Production Distribution Exhibition
  6. 6. 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).
  7. 7. 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
  8. 8. 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)
  9. 9. Franchise and Conglomerates Warner Bros DC Comics Film Television V for GreenBatman Superman Watchmen Catwoman Constantine Smallville Arrow Birds of Prey Vendetta Lantern
  10. 10. 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
  11. 11. Super franchise!
  12. 12. 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?

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