Camera work: the camera work will portray a intense mood throughout the film the shots will be alot of quick moving close up shots accompanied by high angle shots, strong and dull focus shots, pov shots and slow panning shots to create a tense atmosphere in the film, to keep the viewers on the edge of there seats
Lighting: the lighting will be dark for a majority of the film considering the lights will be off. but after the twist it will get lighter within the house to open up the intense mood and make it feel more safer/chilled out. the filters used in the film will be grey tones and dullness to create and eary feel. the boy will always be in the shadows to show how scary his situation is. his dad when he walks in (before you know its his dad) will be in shadows aswell but then in light after he knows its his dad showing relief.
Sound: the sound used will be intense music and create the scary atmosphere. it will build up just before the climax making then drop once it is established it is the dad. then it will switch to chilled music showing relief. there will be background sounds like lights cutting off and pot boiling.
Costume: casual home clothes for boy/ fancy dinner clothes for parents
Setting: a normal home layout. with a kitchen/lounge
Props: the lighting itself, pot, torch, shoes, windows and wine bottle
Editing: the editing will be alot of jump cuts making intense wuick scenes. the actions in the film will drop on music beats making an intense vibe. there will be colour correction making for a grey dull atmosphere and some fading transitions and quick flash transitions will be in there to make it intense at some parts and eary at others.
The codes and conventions of a thriller film that will contribute to this film are: The main character facing death, it is focused from the protagonist point of view, the main plot line is a mystery, the protagonist has an innocent presence. and finally all actions are realistic/natural by the protagonist. (these five codes and conventions of a thriller film will appeal to the target audience because everyone likes suspense and especially teenagers)
^costumes of characters
examples of thriller type genre shots (dark and scary)