How did you attract/address your audience?
As a producer and director I feel that my thriller will appeal to all types of people as not every individual can be categorised. That being said, there are certain groups, which I feel will that, my thriller will appeal more to.
Our target audience are between the ages of 15-25, yet the thriller opening can appeal to older audiences that experience the issues shown within our thriller.
One specific group that I feel that will be attracted to our thriller more are women. This is mainly due to our female protagonist playing a role where she is abused by her lover and becomes the survivor and heroine. As the thriller portrays her side of the story by following her throughout the thriller, and using point of view shots to help the audience relate and see the danger through her eyes. This leads the audience to despise the antagonist as they sympathise for the protagonist.
We chose our target audience between the age ranges of 15-25 year olds, as we wanted to enlighten the young adults that are more likely to get into dangerous relationships where they may experience abuse by both sexes. The younger group of our target audience may find it disturbing to watch especially in the last few shots of our opening thriller, where the antagonist confronts the protagonist. This is because it is implied that the antagonist will harm the protagonist but the slow track camera movement when the door is slammed. This type of shot is used often in thriller and horror films to create suspense and reel the audience in for a cliff-hanger or to keep them entertained and anxious to keep watching.