Fonts are used to convey meaning to how we view the opening scene of a film, it can depict hints about the story. Things like the size, shape, effect and movement of the help us guess what the genre of the film is.
Today we learnt about the two basic types of fonts
Serif fonts - such as Times and Courier
Serif fonts are commonly more established and often considerably more formal than sans serif fonts. (A serif is the extra little detail at the end of each stroke of every letter) Serif fonts are used more in newspapers than in magazines.
Sans serif fonts - are fonts such as Arial and Comic Sans
Sans serif fonts are generally more informal and more up to date and more ‘friendly’. Sans serif is used in magazines than newspapers.