Welcome to the blog of Rasam Production's Rob Shaw (The Producer), charting the evolution of the opening to the new feature film "Wrenched", jointly produced with Sam Pollock (The Director) and Asa Newmarch (The Cinematographer). Here is a link to our final cut! There are various short videos and vod/podcasts right here on this blog! Enjoy, and please feel free to comment/add suggestions! Remember there are links lists on the side of this blog to make it easier to navigate to useful posts!

Wednesday, 5 January 2011

ALL - Sample Opening - Hell Night

Hell Night (Tom DeSimone, 1981)
Budget: $2.5m
No remake or sequel

  • Female scream right at the beginning foreshadows murder will happen and helps anchor the genre of the film
  • Lots of props such as red horns to help signify the genre
  • Hair + clothes signify time period (80's hair styles)
  • Diagetic and non-diagetic sounds throughout the opening however don't see a cd player so cannot be anchored
  •  Bright red dress signifies blood, romance, death

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