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Terror From Behind (Split Focus)

Danny Draven

Danny Draven is an award-winning independent producer/director/writer who has directed over six horror features. From slasher movies to supernatural thrillers, his films have gained a cult following worldwide. His movies include Horrorvision, Hell Asylum, Cryptz, Stuart Gordon Presents: Deathbed, Darkwalker, and Ghost Month. His first film, Horrorvision, appeared on the Sci-Fi channel's William Shatner's Full Moon Fright Night. Draven also won the Best Director award at the Chicago Horror Film Festival for his film Ghost Month. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Genre Filmmaking : A Visual Guide to Shots and Style

Focal Press, 2013

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... What does it look like? It’s a shot that is in focus in the foreground and also in the background of a frame. You can usually see an out of focus area between the two sharp objects. How’s it done? The split-focus effect is done...

Cinematography of a Horror Film

Danny Draven

Danny Draven is an award-winning independent producer/director/writer who has directed over six horror features. From slasher movies to supernatural thrillers, his films have gained a cult following worldwide. His movies include Horrorvision, Hell Asylum, Cryptz, Stuart Gordon Presents: Deathbed, Darkwalker, and Ghost Month. His first film, Horrorvision, appeared on the Sci-Fi channel's William Shatner's Full Moon Fright Night. Draven also won the Best Director award at the Chicago Horror Film Festival for his film Ghost Month. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Filmmaker's Book of the Dead : A Mortal’s Guide to Making Horror Movies

Focal Press, 2016

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... C INEMATOGRAPHY OF A HORROR F ILM “I think of horror films as art, as films of confrontation, films that make you confront aspects of your own life that are difficult to face. Just because you’re making a horror film doesn’t mean you...

Forming the Idea: Writing Exercises

Marc Blake

Marc Blake is the author of several books on comedy and comedy/sitcom writing. A stand-up comedian and comic novelist, he has had his own BBC radio series and has written for many famous comics and for numerous TV comedy shows. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sara Bailey

Sara Bailey is Course Leader for Screenwriting at Southampton Solent University, UK. She has worked as a screenwriter and is an experienced researcher and lecturer. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Writing the Horror Movie

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...Why be scared? Or rather, why induce the feeling when it is not necessary? Because fear keeps us alive. When we are in danger we go into fight or flight, which stimulates the hypothalamus, the region in the brain responsible for maintaining...

Exit

Rikke Schubart

Rikke Schubart is Associate Professor in Media Studies at the Institute for the Study of Culture, University of Southern Denmark in Odense, Denmark. Her research focuses on gender, genre, and emotions in cinema and media. Schubart’s publications include Bloomsbury’s recent Women of Ice and Fire: Gender, Game of Thrones and Multiple Media Engagements (2016, co-edited with Anne Gjelsvik), Eastwood’s Iwo Jima: A Critical Engagement with Flags of Our Fathers and Letters from Iwo Jima (2013, co-edited with Anne Gjelsvik), and Super Bitches and Action Babes: The Female Hero in Popular Cinema, 1970–2006 (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mastering Fear : Women, Emotions, and Contemporary Horror

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...The aim with Mastering Fear has been to explore horror as edgework and show how it can be a play experience. Horror is not nice princess play. It can be upsetting, revolting, disgusting, and traumatizing, and this is the value of entering...

Staging the Horror: Five Tropes

Marc Blake

Marc Blake is the author of several books on comedy and comedy/sitcom writing. A stand-up comedian and comic novelist, he has had his own BBC radio series and has written for many famous comics and for numerous TV comedy shows. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sara Bailey

Sara Bailey is Course Leader for Screenwriting at Southampton Solent University, UK. She has worked as a screenwriter and is an experienced researcher and lecturer. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Writing the Horror Movie

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...Setting the mood for horror is deliciously fun and evocative. Darkness and night are obvious locations used in the Gothic tradition, in such early films as Nosferatu (Murnau 1922) and The Old Dark House (Whale 1932). What we know is there,...

Prequels, Sequels and Franchises

Marc Blake

Marc Blake is the author of several books on comedy and comedy/sitcom writing. A stand-up comedian and comic novelist, he has had his own BBC radio series and has written for many famous comics and for numerous TV comedy shows. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sara Bailey

Sara Bailey is Course Leader for Screenwriting at Southampton Solent University, UK. She has worked as a screenwriter and is an experienced researcher and lecturer. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Writing the Horror Movie

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...The rules for a horror-movie sequel are: One, The death total is always greater, and Two, The murder scenes are always much more elaborate, with more blood and gore. Three, Never, ever under any circumstance assume that the killer...

The Weapon Shadow

Danny Draven

Danny Draven is an award-winning independent producer/director/writer who has directed over six horror features. From slasher movies to supernatural thrillers, his films have gained a cult following worldwide. His movies include Horrorvision, Hell Asylum, Cryptz, Stuart Gordon Presents: Deathbed, Darkwalker, and Ghost Month. His first film, Horrorvision, appeared on the Sci-Fi channel's William Shatner's Full Moon Fright Night. Draven also won the Best Director award at the Chicago Horror Film Festival for his film Ghost Month. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Genre Filmmaking : A Visual Guide to Shots and Style

Focal Press, 2013

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... What does it look like? It’s any shot that casts a shadow of a weapon (e.g., knife, gun, axe, etc.) on a surface with the intent of drawing at- tention to that weapon. It also can distort the size of the weapon from big to small...

Casting a Horror Film

Danny Draven

Danny Draven is an award-winning independent producer/director/writer who has directed over six horror features. From slasher movies to supernatural thrillers, his films have gained a cult following worldwide. His movies include Horrorvision, Hell Asylum, Cryptz, Stuart Gordon Presents: Deathbed, Darkwalker, and Ghost Month. His first film, Horrorvision, appeared on the Sci-Fi channel's William Shatner's Full Moon Fright Night. Draven also won the Best Director award at the Chicago Horror Film Festival for his film Ghost Month. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Filmmaker's Book of the Dead : A Mortal’s Guide to Making Horror Movies

Focal Press, 2016

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... CASTING A HORROR F ILM “You could heave a brick out of the window and hit ten actors who could play my parts. I just happened to be on the right corner at the right time.” —BORIS KARLOff In a lot of indie horror films, the acting...

Cross-Genre

Marc Blake

Marc Blake is the author of several books on comedy and comedy/sitcom writing. A stand-up comedian and comic novelist, he has had his own BBC radio series and has written for many famous comics and for numerous TV comedy shows. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sara Bailey

Sara Bailey is Course Leader for Screenwriting at Southampton Solent University, UK. She has worked as a screenwriter and is an experienced researcher and lecturer. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Writing the Horror Movie

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...Genre blending has had varying results in horror, barring the successful vampire romance of the ‘Twilight’ series. The TV series Buffy and Angel were better suited to this, as their act and story arc structures are different...

General Delivery Requirements

Danny Draven

Danny Draven is an award-winning independent producer/director/writer who has directed over six horror features. From slasher movies to supernatural thrillers, his films have gained a cult following worldwide. His movies include Horrorvision, Hell Asylum, Cryptz, Stuart Gordon Presents: Deathbed, Darkwalker, and Ghost Month. His first film, Horrorvision, appeared on the Sci-Fi channel's William Shatner's Full Moon Fright Night. Draven also won the Best Director award at the Chicago Horror Film Festival for his film Ghost Month. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Filmmaker's Book of the Dead : A Mortal’s Guide to Making Horror Movies

Focal Press, 2016

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... GENERAL DEL IVERY REQUIREMENTS “Don’t give me any money, don’t give me any people, but give freedom, and I’ll give you a movie that looks gigantic.” —ROBERT RODRIGUEZ After you’ve signed a distribution deal, you will be required...