Introducing: Genre Theory

  • Shaquilla Alexander
  • Cristina Conde

Breaking down the origins of genre film, and analysing the codes and conventions of popular genres and subgenres. NEW VIDEO SERIES coming soon! Film genres typically promise familiarity, comfort, a guarantee to meet the audience’s expectations. A comedy implies jokes and romance hints at a loving relationship. Yet, some of the greatest films are those that are able to acknowledge conventional forms that adhere to these classifications, then deconstruct and rebuild them under a new guise.