In what ways does your media product use,
develop or challenge forms and conventions
of real media?
1.1 We first analysed Oculus as research into similar
products. From the beginning scene there were many
factors that got the audience’s attention. One factor that
enrolled the audience was it starting from an action
scene then explains how it happens after. This interests
the audience as it cuts right into the action and skips the
introduction which is normal boring and puts the
audience off. We incorporated this into our film and
started from a creepy part then went to earlier of the day
in a nonlinear narrative.
2 We knew that our media film would need to be contain conventions of other popular media productions to do well.
Our research at the beginning of the Main Task has helped us to decide how to create our film and what type of
things we would need to incorporate into our film.
2.1.1 opening starts
184.108.40.206 in my film i used credits as it gives recognition to the
people who worked in the film also it is a legal obligation
2.2.1 introduces characters and
narrative to create engagement
220.127.116.11 in my film i showed one of my main characters first to
interest the audience into carrying on watching
18.104.22.168 in my film I used music to create tension
and keep the audience on their toes
2.4.1 hints towards plot
22.214.171.124 in my film I chose the name New Beginning
as this hints that the character has started
again in a new place making you wonder
why he moved and what is going to happen
3.1 We also looked at the opening of Insidious. We took inspiration from this opening with the creepy tense music. The
film uses music to create a typical horror atmosphere which we tried to mimic in our media product. The use of
music tells you straight away what type of film it is and enhances the emotional impact of scenes.
4 I am legend
4.1 I am legend is another film opening we looked up. In
particular we thought the close up of mise-en-scene: the car
tire, was especially effective. Therefore we mimicked it with
the close-up of the characters phone to give emphasis to the
phone, specifically the text she receives from an unknown