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Media Pitch

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Media Pitch

  1. 1. Media Studies G321: Our Pitch Genre: Thriller Group: Lauren Burge, Laura King, Siobhan Hayes and Mat Smith
  2. 2. The Opening <ul><li>Fogy graveyard - Cold </li></ul><ul><li>Dialogue exchanged between the gangster and hit man </li></ul><ul><li>Women goes to visit her father’s grave </li></ul><ul><li>Hit man hits women with a baseball bat round the head </li></ul><ul><li>Women is dead, hit man looks at the women and realizes its his wife </li></ul><ul><li>ENIGMA CODE </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Genre - Thriller Iconography Stock Characters <ul><li>Weapons – axe, shotgun, baseball bat </li></ul><ul><li>Make-up/mask/injuries </li></ul><ul><li>Transportation – time machine </li></ul><ul><li>Dark colour contrast </li></ul><ul><li>Vulnerable (Women) </li></ul><ul><li>Music – tracking (follow) </li></ul><ul><li>Hero – man </li></ul><ul><li>Love interest – wife, girlfriend </li></ul><ul><li>Victim – family member, really rich </li></ul><ul><li>Villain </li></ul><ul><li>Psychologically disturbed </li></ul><ul><li>Police – FBI </li></ul>Setting Narrative <ul><li>Stormy seas </li></ul><ul><li>Abandoned street </li></ul><ul><li>Empty forest </li></ul><ul><li>Foggy setting </li></ul><ul><li>Alley way </li></ul><ul><li>Seasons: breathe (cold) </li></ul><ul><li>Warehouse/houses </li></ul><ul><li>Mystery – alone – unknown </li></ul><ul><li>Quiet </li></ul><ul><li>Graveyard </li></ul><ul><li>Psychological twist </li></ul><ul><li>Murders </li></ul><ul><li>Parallel narrative </li></ul><ul><li>Fight </li></ul><ul><li>Open ended feeling </li></ul><ul><li>Damsel in distress </li></ul><ul><li>Change in place </li></ul><ul><li>ENIGMA CODE </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Narrative <ul><li>Act 1: Narrative, characters, style, reason to care, leading to… </li></ul><ul><li>Plot Point 1 = THE PROBLEM </li></ul><ul><li>Act 2: Problems grow, confrontations with enemy, leading to… </li></ul><ul><li>Plot Point 2 = SHIFT OF POWER/PURPOSE </li></ul><ul><li>Act 3: Hero takes control. Face off with the enemy </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Characters <ul><li>Characters involved in our film: </li></ul><ul><li>- The hit man </li></ul><ul><li>- The gangster (mysterious character) </li></ul><ul><li>- The women (wife) </li></ul><ul><li>Actors we think would fit the part: </li></ul><ul><li>- Danny Dyer (the gangster) - Villain </li></ul><ul><li>- Jessica Alba (the wife) - Princess </li></ul><ul><li>- Jason Statham (the hit man) - Hero </li></ul>
  6. 6. Danny Dyer <ul><li>Typical hit man </li></ul><ul><li>Plays scary characters </li></ul><ul><li>Fighting/gangster films </li></ul>
  7. 7. Jessica Alba <ul><li>Stars in the film awake </li></ul><ul><li>Great romance actress </li></ul><ul><li>Plays the twist of them movie excellently </li></ul>
  8. 8. Jason Statham <ul><li>Typical thriller actor </li></ul><ul><li>Scary </li></ul><ul><li>Great gangster actor </li></ul>
  9. 9. Audience <ul><li>Rating for this film will be </li></ul><ul><li>BBFC classifications: </li></ul><ul><li>Theme </li></ul><ul><li>Language </li></ul><ul><li>Nudity </li></ul><ul><li>Sex </li></ul><ul><li>Violence </li></ul><ul><li>Imitable techniques </li></ul><ul><li>Horror </li></ul><ul><li>Drugs </li></ul>
  10. 10. Budget Range <ul><li>Release date in the UK: 2 nd October 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Distributor: MGM </li></ul><ul><li>Budget: £100,000,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Jessica Alba: £10,000,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Jason Statham: £20,000,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Danny Dyer: £10,000,000 </li></ul>

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