“IN WHAT WAYS DOES YOUR MEDIA PRODUCT      USE, DEVELOP ORCHALLENGE FORMS AND CONVENTIONS OF REAL    MEDIA PRODUCTS?”
CHARACTERO u r o p e n i n g s e q u e n c e b u i l d s o n g e n d e r a n d r a c i a l s te r e o t y p e s . T h e p ...
TITLESWe r e s e a r c h e d t w o h o r r o r f i l m s togather ideas for our titles – SilentH i l l : Rev e l a t i o n...
SETTINGInfluences:              A f te r d e c i d i n g t h a t                         w e w a n te d h av e a          ...
NARRATIVEO u r n a r r a t i v e b o r r ow s s ev e r a l f e a t u r e s f r o m ex i s t i n g h o r r o r f i l m s .T...
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Alex Sahin Evaluation Q1

  1. 1. “IN WHAT WAYS DOES YOUR MEDIA PRODUCT USE, DEVELOP ORCHALLENGE FORMS AND CONVENTIONS OF REAL MEDIA PRODUCTS?”
  2. 2. CHARACTERO u r o p e n i n g s e q u e n c e b u i l d s o n g e n d e r a n d r a c i a l s te r e o t y p e s . T h e p r o t a g o n i s t V i o l eti s a c h a r a c te r i n s p i r e d b y o t h e r f e m a l e v i c t i m s s u c h a s S i d n ey i n S c r e a m a n d Ro s e i nS i l e n t H i l l . V i o l et g r o w s s t r o n g e r f r o m h e r ex p e r i e nc e s a n d t r i e s to r i d h e r s e l f o f t h ed e m o n p o s s e s s i n g h e r. S h e g o e s a g a i n s t t h e „ w h i te f e m a l e d i t z y b l o n d e ‟ h o r r o rc o nv e n t io n .
  3. 3. TITLESWe r e s e a r c h e d t w o h o r r o r f i l m s togather ideas for our titles – SilentH i l l : Rev e l a t i o n a n d P s yc h o . We d e c i d e d to g o f o r a v e r y v i s u a l s t y l e f o r t h e t i t l e s l i ke i n S i l e n t H i l l : Rev e l a t io n w h i c h m a ke s o u r t i t l e s q u i te c o nv e n t i o n a l . H o w ev e r o u r f o n t „ N o r t h wo o d H i g h ‟ i s e n i g m a t i c a n d g i v e s o u r t i t l e s a u n i q u e q u a l i t y.
  4. 4. SETTINGInfluences: A f te r d e c i d i n g t h a t w e w a n te d h av e a h o u s e a s o u r s et t i n g , w e l o o ke d f o r s i m i l a r s et t i ng s i n o t h e r horror films for i n s p i r a t i o n . We d i s c ov e r e d t h a t t h e h o u s e i n Pa r a n o r m al A c t i v i t y w a s q u i te s i m i l a r to o u r i d e a .Our setting: Our opening sequence also d ev e l o p s t h e s e c o nv e n t io n s – p r o p s l i ke t h e te d d y b e a r a n d V i o l et ‟ s c r e e py d r aw i n g s i n h e r r o o m m a ke t h e s et t i n g p e r s o n a l to o u r n a r r a t i ve .
  5. 5. NARRATIVEO u r n a r r a t i v e b o r r ow s s ev e r a l f e a t u r e s f r o m ex i s t i n g h o r r o r f i l m s .T h e t h e m e o f s o m e o n e b e i n g p o s s e s s e d h a s b e e n u s e d i n m a nyex i s t i n g f i l m s w h i c h w e to o k s o m e o f o u r i d e a s f r o m – f o r ex a m p l e ,T h e E xo r c i s m o f E m i l y Ro s e a n d T h e R i te . T h e n a r r a t i v e i s a l s o c o nv e n t i o n al a s w e f o l l owe d To d o rov ‟ s n a r r a t i ve t h e o r y, m a k i n g s u r e t h a t i t h a d a n e q u i l i b r i um, d i s r u p t io n a n d r e s o l ut i o n . A t f i r s t V i o l et i s s a f e a n d s o u n d a t h o m e , b u t s o o n s h e h e a r s s o m e s t r a n g e n o i s e s . A s s h e g o e s to i nv e s t i g a te , t h i n g s g et w o r s e a n d s h e t r i e s to c o n t a c t h e r f a m i l y f o r h e l p . L a te r s h e w o u l d f i g h t a n d f i n a l l y o v e r c o m e h e r d i s t ur b e d m e n t a l i t y.

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