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: Do you think that older horror films “1960-2000” films are more effective than modern horror explain why? (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 explain why? Do you find watching a trailer more effective than looking at a poster or magazine explain why? Are supernatural horrors scarier than any other sub-genre horror, why? (e.g. paranormal activity, exorcist, exorcism or Emily rose, The Rite, Insidious ) Is the only time you watch a trailer at the cinema? YES/NO Do you find a trailer is more scarier than watching the film if yes why? 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
"A2 Media Studies, Horror Genre questionnaire 3"