A2 Media Studies, Horror Genre questionnaire by LeeTopnotchSmith


									                                    HORROR GENRE QUESTIONNAIRE
                                                 Please only tick ONE in each box unless instructed not to.

Gender:                                                                                         M        F       AGE:

What type of
                                    Action       Thriller       Supernatural       Non-Supernatural            Slasher        Documentary horror
horror you like

                                                                                           How many times a year do
Last horror film you watched:
                                                                                           you watch horror films?

                                                            PERSONAL VIEWS ON HORROR

What attracts you
                            Celebrity endorsement       To get scared       The story      Sequels    Realism  Other
to horror films?
Which of these films             Scream                                                      Friday the 13th
have you seen?
                                 Exorcist                                                    The Rite
(Can tick more than one)
                                 Saw                                                         Paranormal Activity

Any Other comments on personal views on horror:

General questions:                                                                              YES            NO
Do you think that older horror films “1960-2000” films are more effective than modern
horror? (e.g. Scream, exorcist, Friday the 13th, The Texas chainsaw massacre 1974)
Do you prefer a trailer to give too much away about the storyline?

Do you find watching a trailer more effective than looking at a poster or magazine?
Are supernatural horrors scarier than any other sub-genre horror? (e.g. paranormal
activity, exorcist, exorcism or Emily rose, The Rite, Insidious )
Is the only time you watch a trailer at the cinema?

Do you find a trailer is more scarier than watching the film?

General answer questions:
What is your favourite horror film and why?

What sources of secondary research do you use to find out
more about a horror film you want to watch and why do you
use them? (e.g. internet, magazines, YouTube)
What is most effective about a horror trailer?

                                                             RESEARCH INTO HORROR

What ways of advertisement do you find out about the latest horror film? (Can tick more than one)

       Websites                                             Print: Magazines/ newspaper                             By Post

       Social networks/Forums                               Posters                                                 Radio

       TV                                                   Youtube                                                 Billboards

       Cinema                                               On game systems such as PS3, Xbox                       E-Mail

       Word of mouth                                        Library/ Books                                          Other (please comment):

       Monthly Orange text messages                         Mobile phone Apps

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