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The Horror Genre. The Horror Genre. What horror films do you know about or have heard of? What is the same things in horror films/movies?. The Horror Genre. - the audience experiences/feels, fear or disgust. - Stories often have an evil force, event or supernatural character.

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The Horror Genre

  • What horror films do you know about or have heard of?

  • What is the same things in horror films/movies?


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The Horror Genre

  • - the audience experiences/feels, fear or disgust.

  • - Stories often have an evil force, event or supernatural character.

  • - Settings are usually in small town America, in quiet neighbourhoods and in woods.

  • - Shadows and darkness play an important part.

  • -The colour red is often symbolic.


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Horror through the ages

  • Audiences today aren’t easily frightened. Directors need to come up with a new angle or use comedy.

  • Can you think of any films that have done this successfully?


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History of Horror

  • 1890s-George Melies’ ‘Monster Movies’

  • 1922-German Vampire Flick.

  • 1930s-Gothic Horror from Universal Studio (Frankenstein, Dracula).

  • 1950-Alien Invasions (Body Snatchers, Thing from another World).

  • 1960s-Hammer Films


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History of Horror-1960-1970s

  • Late 1960s-Psychological Horror from Hitchcock (Psycho). Michael Powell’s ‘Peeping Tom’.

  • Late 60’s-70s-Occult horror (Rosemary’s Baby, Exorcist)-Walking Dead (Romero’s 1968 ‘Night of the Living Dead’.

  • 1970s-Gore fests such as Carpenter’s ‘Last House on the Left’, Tobe Hooper’s ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’


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History of Horror-Late 70s/80s

  • 1978-Carpenter’s tension filled Halloween.

  • Romero’s Zombie’s continued to shuffle along in ‘Dawn of the Dead’ and the ‘Day of the Dead’


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History of Horror-1990s

  • Post-modern, self aware horror from Wes Craven and Kevin Williamson (Scream Trilogy)

  • 1999-Blair Witch mockumentary.

  • Japanese Horror floods the market with ‘Ringu’, ‘Ju-On’ (The Grudge)


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History of Horror-2000+

  • American remakes of Japanese Horror (Ring, Grudge, Dark Waters)

  • Revisiting of old villains in a new guise (Freddy V Jason, Halloween H2O, Alien V Predator).


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Horror sub genres

  • Can you think of any horror sub genres?

  • We are going to look at the Vampire sub-genre.

  • Do you know any of the codes and conventions of the vampire sub genre?


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Vampires

  • Fangs

  • Suck blood

  • Creatures of the night

  • Fear of garlic

  • Fear of crosses

  • Killed by a stake driven through the heart

  • Live in old castles

  • Sleep in coffins

  • Terrify local people


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Count Dracula

  • Vlad Dracul

  • Bram Stoker’s Dracula

  • Count Dracula

  • Development of the sub genre.


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Your own vampire film

  • You are a film producer, you have the opportunity to produce your own vampire movie.

  • Where would you set your movie?

  • What is the story?

  • What techniques would you use to film your movie?