LOCKDOWN Elements & Genres



All films must contain all the elements

In an arc shot, the subject is typically still and the camera provides the motion, tracking around the subject in at least a semi-circle of movement. 

Examples - 

SOUND: An Echo
You all know what an echo is.

OBJECT: A Photograph 
Old school or digital, either is fine.


Genre #1 Adventure :
Adventure film is a genre that revolves around the conquests and explorations of a protagonist. The purpose of the conquest can be to retrieve a person or treasure, but often the main focus is simply the pursuit of the unknown.

Genre #2 Horror :
Horror films may incorporate incidents of physical violence and psychological terror; they may be studies of deformed, disturbed, psychotic, or evil characters; stories of terrifying monsters or malevolent animals; or mystery thrillers that use atmosphere to build suspense.

Genre #3 Whodunnit :
A whodunnit is a complex, plot-driven variety of the detective story in which the puzzle regarding who committed the crime is the main focus. The audience is provided with the clues from which the identity of the perpetrator may be deduced before the story provides the revelation itself at its climax. 

Genre #4 Science Fiction : 
Science Fiction film incorporates hypothetical, science-based themes into the plot of the film. Often, this genre incorporates futuristic elements and technologies to explore social, political, and philosophical issues. The film itself is usually set in the future, either on earth or in space.

Genre #5 Urban Fantasy :
Urban Fantasy is a fantastic genre of English-language fiction, or a subgenre of fantasy, in which the narrative uses supernatural elements in an urban society. Works of urban fantasy may be set in the real world and introduce aspects of fantasy, or in a fantasy world with operating rules recognizably similar to ours.

Genre #6 The Unwanted Guest : 
This is a sub-genre of film that tonally could cover a range from broad comedy through to a psychological thriller. The central conceit it shares amongst all types of film is that there will always be a guest who in some shape or form is not welcome.