Study the following DVD covers for recent films, read the questions and then add your answers/opinions to the comments.
• Identify the generic signifiers or icons present in each one.
• How easy is it to identify the genres of the films through looking at the covers?
• A DVD cover must attract the attention of potential consumers and so they communicate important messages about the film. How important do you think the genre of these films is as a message compared to the other considerations such as the actors, awards, the special effects, the director or suggestions about the narrative?
Having added your comments below you must then consider the design of your own DVD cover and how it will relate to comparable products within the same genre.