Whilst watching the short half an hour or so documentary we were all asked individually to answer certain questions shown below.
1)What does Thomas Sutcliffe mean when he says "Films need to seduce their audience into long term commitment" , while there are many types of seduction, the temptation to go for instant arousal is almost irresistable.
Kauffmann describes a classic opening being one that starts with an establishing shot of New york city, then up a skyscraper pass an receptionist and finally taking us into a close up of a character taking the audience into the everyday life of an specific character.
5) Why is Kyle Copper's title sequence to the film seven so effective?
Copper's 1995 thriller film Seven sequence was so effective because it tuned the audience to the right pitch of the movie and set the public up for the movie ahead so that they knew what kind of a film they were viewing. In other words it foreshadows later events. Below is the actual title sequence of seven
How does the opening to the film 'The Shining' create suspense?