5 minute drama pre productionPresentation Transcript
5 Minute Drama Pre- Production
Blurb This five minute sequence is a dark dull and dramatic film. Reality school girl situations taken to the extreme. Full of Intense and moving moments we can all relate to.Character biographies Main character, charlotte will be playing ‘Kayla’ Kayla is like any teenage school girl, very independent and enjoys having people around her especially the ones she loves the most, her boyfriend. Charlotte is portraying a 17 year old girl who’s heart gets broken by the one she thought most of. Slightly unsociable and over exaggerates every decision she should have to making the consequences terrifying at risk and daring. Extra, played by Phele. Phele plays an extra during this five minute system. He is not an important character at all. He is categorized as a ‘lad’ and is short tempered when ‘kayla’ bumps into him on purpose. We do not see a lot of him Storyline Young teenage gets a text in class from her (ex) boyfriend. ‘we’re over’ she over reacts and leaves the class in hysterics. She’s angry frustrated and heart broken. She runs away from college grounds and overdoses on drugs. She wakes up hours later and then decides she wants to kill herself from all the hallucinations. She jumps off a cliff onto bricks and broken glass.
BLURB It may be hard to admit to someone that you think that you might be bipolar, but it’s even harder to admit it to yourself. As Kayla receive a break-up text from her boyfriend she spirals out of control and decides to commit suicide, but will she do it. CHARACTER BIOGRAPHIES Kayla was born and raised in the United Kingdom, by a wealthy and loving family, but when she turned eleven years old things took a turn for the worst, as her father lost his business due to bankruptcy and illegal scheming he decided to commit suicide, and when her mother decided to stop him, he ended up kill her, Penny Kaylas older sister) and then himself. From the age of eleven, Kayla found her life change drastically as she had lost both her parents she loved dearly and forced to move into an orphanage, where she was bullied and abused by the other children. Kayla attitude to life started to change as well, she decided that being a good girl was getting her no were, she lost her faith and changed all of her believe for the worst as she started getting in trouble with the police, sleeping around and befriending local yobs.STATEMENT OF INTENTThe main subject of the story is mental illness. I will show this by using only one actor in adramatic realisation of her insanity, I think that I am the best person to write this story linebecause I am familiar with a person who suffers from the same mental illness, so I know a lotabout it factually and personally. STORY LINEIn the beginning of the story we see a flashback of a girl Running in a traumatic state, but we haveno idea how she got to that sate, the story then rewinds to her in a classroom receiving a textmessage from her boyfriend say were over, she becomes unormally upset and over traumatic(due to her mental condition), she runs to the bathroom, where she attempts to pull herselftogether, but ends up in a more emotional state, she then runs into the woods where she commitssuicide twice, once by taking pill and when that fails, she throws herself over the edge or a cliff.
CostumesKAYLA COSTUME-This choice of costume is chosen to fit the stereotype of a modern day teenage girl’swardrobe
PropsThis is the prop used as pills Books and pencil cases are carried and used byin the suicide scene. Kayla through the first sequence of the short film
LocationsAll these locations are chosen as there obvious and recognisable college locations, and wouldbe obvious to the audience
Floor plan for theclassroom, that theclassroom scenewill be shot inFloor plan for theRother field toilets,that the toiletscene will be shotin
Script. Five minute drama. Tile credit – The beginning of the Fade in end. Computer screen, words appear Kayla receives an unexpected text and Voiceover – rushes to get to the toilets leaving‘ that’s me lying there breathless and unmoving. her classroom. Kayla drops all her things on theI have left your world to embark into a time and floor but continues running inspace I know nothing of. Do you want to know how hysterics I got here? Was it worth it?’ Kayla sits on toilet crying INT. Toilets. DAY Ground shot of toilets *crying* *peaceful piano music begins* EXT. Woods. Zoom . Cut Camera slowly zooms out looking we see trees EXT. College pathway. DAY Kayla walks out of college grounds in Cut aggression she slowly starts picking EXT. WOODS. DAY up speed until she’s in the woods Ground shot where she lets out all her anger by screaming.Various shots of the woods and ‘Kayla’ lying on *screams* the ground CUT EXT. WOODS. NIGHT Kayla wakes up from her 3 hour sleep and takes some pills that make her hallucinate. She stands on the top of a log and throws herself off committing suicide. Close up Long shot Extreme long shot Non diegetic music of the copyright free music playing *pianos* END.
DATES:PROD.#: PRODUCTION TITLE:DIRECTOR: PRODUCER: CHARACTER NAME CONTACT NAME NUMBER Kayla Charlotte Hollis 0778646**** Paul Phele 0776840**** Chris Charlie 0754009**** James Jack 0777152**** Martin matt 078170***** Annie director / camera man 0787675****
Hazards Who is at Severity of Chance Risk Control measures risk? injury injuryFalling over Phele , serious likely Medium Wear appropriate clothingStanding on sharp objects charlotte and footwear and I.Falling off the chair Camera man Not so likely low Make sure no cars/Disturbing others serious students are walking past. Create space for the chair to roll and push aside any stones or twigs that may be in the way.Tearing of clothing when Myself serious likely high Before filming we willclimbing over gates to get (camera make sure we are aware ofto tennis course man) anything that could possibly fall during the filming process. But also clear up anything lying around so we do not step on them when filming. Wear appropriate footwear. Wear appropriate clothing and possibly bring case for camera so it doesn’t get damaged. And if necessarily bring step ladder to help.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday 29 30 31 1 Lesson: (1 hr 25) Pre- Production Schedule2 EASTER 3 EASTER 4 EASTER 5 EASTER 6 EASTER 7 EASTER 8 EASTERHOLIDAY HOLIDAY HOLIDAY HOLIDAY HOLIDAY HOLIDAY HOLIDAY9 EASTER 10 EASTER 11 EASTER 12 EASTER 13 EASTER 14 EASTER 15 EASTERHOLIDAY HOLIDAY HOLIDAY HOLIDAY HOLIDAY HOLIDAY HOLIDAY16 17 18 19 20 21 22Ideas Research Treatment Filming editing23 24 25 26 27 28 29Editing Editing Presenting Rough edits to class.30 1 2 3 4 5 6 Extra footage Editing Editing Pre production7 8 9 10 Pre Pre Pre Editing production production production 17 (post (post (post Draft film on production) production) production) blog