What is your favourite type of horror film?
Many horror films are centres around a main idea,
whether that is someone being possessed, the film
being funny as well as scary or maybe the main focus of
the horror film is a zombie aspect. This is very
important when making a successful horror film
therefore I wanted to get it right and to create the best
type of horror film for my audience.
The results came through that the majority preferred a
possession horror film ( 42%) I will therefore try to add
aspects of possession in my horror film.
If there are two people who mainly appear in the
Horror Film Trailer, what relation should they be?
In a horror film there are often pairs or groups of four
that are the centre of attention, when doing my research
I noticed that the relationship between the characters
was often varied, I wanted to find out what relationship
the audience preferred most.
42 % of the respondents said that would prefer the
relation to be cousins, therefore decided that this would
be the best relationship for the two characters in my
Which of the following factors would you mainly
expect in a horror film trailer?
Many different horror films contain a variety of
scenes which give them the label of being horror
films. I therefore wanted to ask the audience what
kind of factors they prefer in a horror film and what
they would expect in a horror film.
The respondents where split between supernatural
occurrences and high suspense scenes, I will make
sure both of these factors are high on my list to
include in the trailer.
What would mainly make you go and watch a
I believed it was important to include things
in the trailer which would directly attract
the audience, I therefore asked them what
would mainly make them go watch a horror
42% of the respondents said that they
would go and see the film is if “ it looked
scary” therefore I focused mostly on how
scary my trailer was and how the trailer
showed the most scariest bits of the film.
What would most attract you to a film poster?
I also tried to ask questions that
would help me create me two other
products to advertise my film and to
be paired with the trailer. I asked my
respondents what would most attract
you to a film trailer, the majority of
them answer “interesting picture”
which made me create more time for
a photo-shoot for the main poster
picture to ensure it was as high
quality and interesting as possible.
Not fair behind that respondent rate
was a picture of high ranking
celebrity, I also start to take this into
considering but realised it might be
hard when I cant hire real actors.
What title do you prefer for a horror film?
When creating my horror film trailer I realised
that the title was very important, the title gives
the audience a feeling and indication about what
the film is about. Therefore I knew it was
important to choose a hard hitting, powerful and
It was clear from the audience results what title I
was going to pick, with the title “grandma grey”
getting 75 % of the vote I knew it was the correct
What location would be the most appropriate for a
In many of the horror films I had research I
noticed that the location where the scary
things happened was very important to ensure
they maintaintence tension, therefore , to
make my product as professional as there's I
wanted to make sure I used the correct
It was clear from my audience feedback that a
old house was most preferred, although it was
closely followed by woods, I determined that it
would be easier to control light and sound in a
Do you think the main protagonist/antagonist
should be male or female?
In many of the horror films I researched I
noticed that there was a mix of there
female or male protagonist/antagonist. I
wanted to ensure I got the correct
combination therefore I asked my
audience what they thought best, they
agreed with me in saying it should be
one of each.
How old are you?
Finding out a age range for my advance was also
important to ensure knew what my specific target
audience was, I found out my average target
audience is between 16-21.
What is your gender
I wanted to create a audience profile to
make sure I was hitting not only specific
target audience but specific buttons in my
target audience. I therefore wanted to
know what the majority of my audiences
gender was who was giving me such
crucial information such as a title for my
film trailer. I gathered from my information
that the majority of the audience was