With in the short film genre there are different types of short film.
Below are styles of short films.
- film noir
Genres for short films.
- Gangsters – Conventions: Lighting dark, Red is often used, low lighting. Set in urban locations, rundown areas. Formal outfits i.e suits. Props eg – guns, cigarettes, drugs.
- spy – Conventions: Female character usually sexy, tempting the male character. Villain symbolic role as evil.
- Comedy – Conventions: Bright places, Props are used such as objects that can hurt an character. Types of comedy include slapstick, dark/black, witty.
- Romantic – Conventions: A typical boy meet girl situation, Ending two characters happy and together. Pros I.e flowers at weeding, hearts.
- western – Conventions: historical basic, iconography. Set between 1860- 1910.
- Action and adventure
- Sci Fi