Evaluation Part 7

Looking back at your preliminary task, what do you feel you have learnt in the progression from it to the full product?

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Evaluation Part 6

What have you learnt about technologies from constructing this product?

Why is technology so important in filmmaking?
effetcs
sound
ease of editing
new ways to capture shots

How has technology advanced?
from 2d to 3d to 4d
CGI
From machine code to CGI
Film to digital

How has technology changed the ways films are produced?
made us lazy
less quality or more quality in shots
increases creativity
increases production
makes us see things that can’t be shot with film
anyone can make a film digitally

How has technology changed the ways films are distributed?
advertisements
Online social networking
Netflix
consoles
phones
watch from the comfort of a laptop

How have you used digital tech in your film?
Final cut pro
digital cameras
stills with phones

What have you become familiar with?

editing software

cameras
uploading downloading
sharing cross platform media convergence

 What have you learnt about media technologies?

final cut pro X
bit of camera work

Evaluation Part 5

How did you attract/address your audience?

This kid was not too sure about the film and completely missed the concept of the film. Suspense was not built throughout and he just simply was not amused by it.

This teenager was much more drawn in by the opening and did feel as though suspense was built throughout. He commented on the music adding that he found it scary which was one of the ways in which our group attracted our target audience by using a sound that was innocent yet haunting at the same time. This contrasted to the 14 year old’s response as he was not amused to the music and clearly did not find it scary at all.

After capturing the reaction of a teenager (aged 18) and a younger teenager (aged 14), it is pretty clear who our audience are. Somewhere between children aged 15-19. As our group have rightly predicted, audience’s that are any younger than this age find it difficult to grasp the concept of the film. This teenager added how he would go and watch the movie in cinema too whilst the younger respondent did not seem too keen on watching it in cinema’s. The ways in which we attracted our target audience is by having aspects of thrill and horror. (We all know teenagers love horror). We also added elements of suspense as to what is going to happen next which only the teenage respondent was drawn in by.