We decided to change our movie poster as our previous design did not work. It didn’t make sense so we decided to change it to this. We have a medium picture of our main character looking at the camera then two medium long shot of the biological dad and the foster dad over her shoulders. The foster dad is facing the camera where as the biological dad is looking away and is shadowed making him more mysterious as we can’t even see his face just his outline. We then have reviews at the bottom overlaying our main character and the title at the top of the screen. We did this to make sure to follow the conventions of a movie poster.
To get a certain shot that we needed for our movie we decided to use a piece of equipment we have not used before. As we have not used this before this was a whole new thing for us to learn. We had to call up one of the other film students to see how we built the dolly after building it we were then able to capture all of the footage we needed to add to our film.
Looking at all of these posters this clearly shows a regular occurrence in movie posters specific to the genres that are shown. There are trends that relate to a specific genre type to make a specific emotion from the potential audiences.
After watching this video I decided that the film theriost who said that film was only for making it realistic is wrong. You can have movies that just look realistic but you can also have movies that are not “realistic” with their comic book styles or over the top exaguration with editing or colours. When people are given a concept that needs to be over the top with different styles included they need to add more of a less realistic feel. For example, the movie Scott Pilgram .Vs. The World is already a very comic book/animted style of movie this means that when they use the exaguarated editing and colours this is needed as the story is already exaguarted.
An Aldi christmas advert for alchol, featuring a computer animated carrot has been banned for inapporpiately appealing to children. The televisions advert saw the character refrence to the horror film The Sixth Sense and ended with an alchol-related voice-over rhyme. The ASA ruled the advert was likely to have a “strong appeal” to under- 18s. However, Aldi stated that the advert was aimed to appeal to “adults rather than children”. The ASA acted after a viewer complained that the advert was irresponsible in targeting children. The reason it was complained about was because it made a quote from The Sixth Sense and at the end the voice-over says “There were a few spirits that cold Christmas night. Award winning bottles for raising a toast and one frightened carrot had just seen a ghost.”. The agency Clearcast, which actually cleared the advertisement for broadcast on behalf of Aldi, said the advert was given the appropriate scheduling restriction for featuring alchol, ensuring it did not screen during or around children’s programmes. However, the ASA ruled that hte tone of the dialogue and rhyme was reminiscent of a children’s story, while the end of the advert showing the carrot being frightened by another character dressed up as a ghost, would be particularly funny for younger children.
This is our first plan for our movie poster we followed most of the conventions of a movie poster. This meant that we had the reviews like most movie posters do but then we looked at different drama film poster to be able to look how the posters look. Most drama genre posters have the main character alone and doing something so we have our main character in the centre of the poster and we then have the card in the background of the girl we have then worked the title on the card and the actors involved. Lastly we followed the convention of having reviews around the character and having all of the legal words at the bottom.
I created this on 1001 fonts and decided this was the font we would do any writing on the film as this matched the look of the writing in the card that Sam has written. Although, we may not be able to use it as the editing software that we have may make it not be able to be used.
We have been calling our film Broken Together over the past few months. However, a thought has come to me as we chose that name when the plot was completly different. This means that we have decided to change it to make sense to the plot, characters and overall feel to the movie. We decidied to call it Moving Forward this is due to the fact that our main charcter, Sam, has got to move forward with her biological father letting her down again by not showing up to meet her again.
I started off by writing some actions as I thought that writing some dialogue between the characters would make the scene awkward or uncomfortable. The first line in the movie is Max Robinson saying “Five times.” This is because it is straight after the scene that shows Neihm is left alone in a room which is reviled that she was going to meet her parent, her dad, who has let her down again to be more precise the 5th time. The interaction between the social worker and the Foster dad is brief as the Foster dad is angry and the Social worker knows this as they only say small things yet they try to calm them down at the same time. When the Foster dad is walking with Sam we have made the sentence “Sorry, buddy maybe they’ll show up next time” we did this because in most movies that we see the father will be likely to this kind of sentence to their upset children. During the school scene we thought about how most teachers would act due to the fact that this is a scene where Sam is in detention and not doing her work. We decided to then make the teacher very strict towards Sam with her wording yet have a hint of concern and worry. The next scene including the bullies we chose to base these off of most bullies in movies. We also based the bullies off of Draco and Goyle from the Harry Potter movie. This was because Leo acts very much like Draco does as he doesn’t resort to violence unless he knows he can win whereas Irena is clearly stronger than Leo is so she can use her strength against her victims. Throughout our movie we do have dialogue between characters but we usually have actions and facial expressions to portray relationships and emotions. The main time that speech is a key part is when Sam overhears her Foster dad talking about her. He says “I’m really worried about her. What’s wrong with her? Well nothing is wrong with her per say. I’m just concerned about her emotions due to the whole meeting. Well firstly, she’s upset all of the time, she doesn’t want to get involved with anything I offer for her and I’ve been told that in school she’s quiet and never answers the questions. I just don’t know what to do with her anymore.” This entire wording is important as the beginning part is not heard by Sam only the part where her Foster dad is talking about her is heard. The way he says it almost sounds like he is complaining about her making her get upset and get the idea to run away to where the picture of her real father in.
We made two different letters from Sam’s biological dad. The picture with the envolope in is the one we decided on. This was because of the fact that it would of taken up less of the page if we had kept what we had written as there wasn’t enough on the page. We also re-wrote it so it was neater to be seen on camera. In addition, in the card we chose we included the name of the bioligical father to show more realisim for the picture.
We previously had started editing our film clips. We have been editing for a few lessons now and we have already cut it down to the right amounts and due to the editing we have found certain shots that we need to retake or complete all-together.
During the weekend, myself and Thomas, went to the park and took some pictures of our part-time actor who plays the biological dad to our Foster child. We took several images varying from different angles and differing on how close the person was. We also varied how the character was looking, for example we had the actor act unintrested by the baby by looking at his phone. However, we decided to use this image in the end this was because it looks like a natural picture that could have been taken on a normal day out. We also had him looking the way he was as it could contributed to why the child is feeling so conflicted as it clearly shows the dad is happy so why is he not coming to see the child?. We printed it off in a poloriod picture to make it look and feel more realistic instead of just printing it off on paper.
This is a playlist of music that we may use in our movie they are mostly piano music as that worked best with the story or the scene. It is also music that is sad or inspiring as that is what the character will mostly be doing they will be upset or becoming inspired to move on. There is some happy music due to the beginning of the movie being very happy.
Recently, Walt Disney has agreed to buy the bulk of 21st Century Fox’s business for $52.4bn (£39bn). The purchase included Fox’s film and television studios, as well at its 39% stake in satellite broadcaster sky. Disney will be scooping up Fox’s movie and television studios, regional sports network and international holding, among other investments. With Disney buying up Fox this adds to Disney’s back catalogue high-grossing films such as the original Star Wars movies, the Marvel superhero pictures, Avatar and Deadpool, as well as TV hits such as Modern Family and The Simpsons.
This expands Disney’s offerings with the FX and National Geographic cable channels, and Fox’s regional sports network in the US. This purchase also covers the global reach of Disney, adding media company Star India and Fox’s interests in Sky plc and Tata Sky to its portfolio.
Net neutrality is the principle that Internet service providers should enable to all content and applications regardless of the source, and without favouring or blocking particular products or websites. Recently, the Federal Communications Commission voted on Thursday to Repeal Obama-era net neutrality rules. The original rules went into effect in 2015 and laid out a regulatory plan that addressed a rapidly changing internet. The rules prohibited the following practices:
Blocking- Internet service providers could not discriminate against any lawful content by websites or apps.
Throttling- Service providers could not slow the transmission of data based on the nature of the content, as long as it legal.
Paid Prioritization- Service providers could not create an internet fast lane for companies and consumers who pay premiums and a slow lane for those who don’t.
Many consumers advocates have argued that if the rules get scrapped. Broadband providers will begin selling the internet in bundles, not unlike how cable television is sold today. Another major concern is that consumers could suffer from pay-to-play deals. Without rules prohibiting paid prioritisation, a fast lane could be occupied by big internet and media companies, as well as affluent households, while everyone else would be left on the slow lane. Some small business owners have also been concerned these issues will affect them, worrying those industry giants could pay to get an edge, and leave them on an unfair playing field.