Welcome to the blog of Rasam Productions and Full Throttle Distributions Sam Pollock (The Director) charting the evolution of the opening to the new feature film "Wrenched" jointly produced with Rob Shaw (The Producer) and Asa Newmarch (The Cinematographer). You'll be able to see the final cut on my YouTube channel as well as various short videos and vodcasts/podcasts right here on this blog! Enjoy and please feel free to comment/add suggestions!

Monday, 17 January 2011

ALL - Sample Opening: Hell Night

Hell Night (Tom DeSimone, 1981) 
Budget : $2 500 000 
Box Office : Not Available

Slow opening with slow takes and no shot variations 
Scream at begining signifies horror genre  and there will be a girl (scream queen) in the film
Props include a motorbike, a banner, party items for example hats , balloons and alcohol 
Diegetic sound with bottles smashing, a trumpet and a motorbike
Characters are students at a University campus and are spread out over a huge area
The clothing and hair styles signify the time period the film is set in 
The colour red connotes the women is sexually available but also danger/blood
Lots of teenagers are drunk and taking drugs which means they are sinful and should be killed
Exposition gives us an insight into the characters and there intended archetypes
Binnary opposites with a geek and an extremely popular person
Non-diegetic sound with rock music in the background

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