Dear Moderator
If you look below the picture of the frosty Jack Nickleson you will find a post which includes a live list of the candidates requested in the sample. You should be able to click on those and be taken directly to each student's blog.
Each blog has a link back to AS Thriller Homepage which you can use to navigate back here.


ROUGH CUT DEADLINE: In your lesson w/c 14th March

Phil's Media Resources Blog

Have a look at the important links just to your right - I've added a new link to Phil's Media Resources Blog - it's got some great resources for making thrillers. When you've had a look at it blog about what's inspired you in your own blog!


PLEASE CLICK ON YOUR GROUP LINK BEFORE YOU BLOG! If you have posted on the main page below in error, pop in and see me in January.
Enjoy your Holidays!


The Shining

The Shining
You may gain inspiration from the weather and produce a 'homage to Kubrick's The Shining.

Wednesday, February 2, 2011


in our  media lessons, we analysed a vierty of thrillerts  such as 'What lies beneath,' a supernatural horror - thriller directed by Robert Zemeckis.

Suspense in this clip  is created through many camera angles, which makes are sense of justice think that thier is an vulnerability for the female role in the thriller. Furthermore, the upbuild of sound is an crucial element to the feeling of suspense as the  use of being silent throughout the whole clip builds up a mysteriously great deal of tension towards the audience as what they  can see what happening but cannot hear what is about to come. Towards the end of the clip, a sudden scream of fear from the aady creates a rather powerful feeling for the audience as well as disrupting  and breaking the moment  of silence.

Introduction To Camera

In order to begin  filming we had a tutorial of  how to use a professional camera, information which was learnt such 

how to take out the memory card and the battery of the camera
  • Don't situate the camera on bad surfaces and never film in bad enviorments of weather  
  • Make sure lens is in focus mode before filming or the quality may cause errors
  • Never the less Only use  necessary buttons (record/zoom/focus etc) you understand cause you can break it and its expensive.
balance the camera withthe tripod and its key things. Which allowed us 

To get a good angle or if in need to keep the tripod balanced use the compass