The Production and distribution companies are Paramount Pictures and Robert Evans and Sidney Beckerman Production.
The purposes are to give information about the producers and to introduce the distribution compaies.
Information that is included in the title sequence and the time line.
* Production and Distribution ident- 0:00-0:15
* Production and Distribution title- 0:15- 0:19
* Producers- 0:19- 0:21
* Director- 0:21- 0:24
* Main Characters- 0:45-1:00
* Film Title- 1:00-1:10
* Co stars- 1:23-1:28
* Music Composer/ Conductor- 1:28-1:31
* Editor- 1:31- 1:34
*Production Designer- 1:34- 1:38
* Associate Producer- 1:38- 1:41
* Director of Photography- 1:41- 1:45
* Screen play- 2:04- 2:07
* Producers- 2:07- 2:13
* Director- 2:13- 2:16
Purpose of an Opening
It introduces key characters
It sets the scene- location
It tells us about the sub genre
It introduces narrative opening
It introduces the tone / mood of the movie
Opening can reflect the title
It lays foundation for the whole film.