What kind of media institution might distribute your media product and why? Kiera Brown
Production companyA production companyessentially helps to create thefilm- it assists in the budgeting,scheduling, scripting, castingand more. The companyusually looks over the film fromwhen it’s just an idea to thecompletion. They areresponsible for finding adirector and the majority ofacting talent required. Myproduction logo is very eyecatching so therefore grabspeoples attention. I havetypically used one image in themiddle of my logo so that it
Film distributionA film distributor is a company orindividual responsible for themarketing of a film. The distributormay set the release date of a filmand the method by which a film isto be exhibited or made availablefor viewing. A distributor may dothis directly, if the distributor ownsthe theaters or film distributionnetworks, or through theatricalexhibitors and other sub-distributors. A limited distributormay deal only with particularproducts, such as DVDs or Blu-ray, or may act in a particular
Momentum picturesThe film distribution company thatI would use for my film would beMomentum Pictures. I havechosen to this company inparticular because they havepreviously distributed other filmsin the horror genre that havemade a lot of money. Some ofthe films that they havedistributed in the same genre asmy film are, Sinister, The Womanin Black, House at the End of theStreet and Grindhouse.
FundingAll films are funded by differentways. My film will be funded by theBFI. The BFI was founded in 1933.They are a charity governed by aRoyal Charter. They combinecultural, creative and industrialroles, bringing together the BFINational Archive and BFI ReubenLibrary, film distribution, exhibitionat BFI Southbank and BFI IMAX,publishing and festivals. Theyaward Lottery funding to filmproduction, distribution, education,audience development and marketintelligence and research.
Film TitlesI have added in titles to myfilm opening as it is a typicalgeneric convention of anygenre film. No matter whatgenre the film is you willdefinitely see titles in the filmopening. Film titles are thereto inform the audience aboutwho was involved in theproduction and distributionstages of that film. I havepresented the titles in my filmopening by using a blackbackground with red andwhite writing over the top.
Influential filmsThere have been many differentfilms that have influenced in theproduction of my horror films.One of the main films thatplayed a major role ininfluencing my film is ‘Orphan.’ Ihave used their idea of using ayoung girl but changing the factshe will be the victim in my filmnot the villain. I have also usedtheir costume ideas. I havedressed my victim in similarclothes the girl in Orphan wouldwear at night time.