In this hour
Introduce you to the course
Set your summer project
Set up your coursework blog
Try to recreate the 10 horror shots using cameras
What you will be doing
Blog (40 marks)
Film Opening (60 marks)
Representation in TV drama
The film industry and audiences
All work will be posted onto theVLE
If you miss a lesson ensure you log in and find out
what you have missed as you have strict deadlines to
You will be making a Horror film opening of a
MAXIMUM OFTWO MINUTESMAXIMUM OFTWO MINUTES
What is a film opening?
Discuss this with the person next to you.
What are the conventions of a film opening?
This opening sequences is probably one of the most famous.
What do you think of it?
Is it conventional?
Where there any conventions you missed?
Example from last year
The titles in the opening sequence are just as important as the
narrative when you are making your own.
Here's an example from last year that did a good opening
What do you think?
Did they do well?
What could they have done to make it better?
Was it conventional?
Setting up your blog
You will need to set up your own blogger blog for your AS work
to be submitted on.
You must set up one on blogger no other blogging websites
Click here to register and set up your
blog http://www.blogger.com/. Make sure you are going to
remember your details.
When you have set up your blog you must send your blog details
and your email address to me. Email me at
To help us sign you on and get started with your AS
coursework you will be given THREE blog posts to
complete over the summer holidays.
Top 10 horror shots
A starting point for developing a horror sequence
2.OVERTHE SHOULDER SHOT OFTHE KILLER
3.CLOSE UP ONWEAPON
4.CLOSE UP / EXTREME CLOSE UP OF FEAR
5.360 DEGREE SHOTTO SHOW ISOLATION / FEAR
6. HIGH ANGLE SHOTTO SHOWVICITM’SVULNERABILITY
7.LOW ANGLE SHOTTO SHOWTHE POWER OFTHE KILLER
8.HOWTO STAB SOME-ONEWITHOUT HURTINGTHEM
9.POINT OFVIEW OFVICTIM AND KILLER ASVICTIM CRAWLS AWAY ON
HER BACK AND KILLER APPROACHES
10.USETHE POWER OF SUGGESTION…