This is our shot list for the opening sequence of ‘Playground’
Scene 1: We start of with a long shot at a high angle. We can see the playground, in the distance there is a teenage girl (Scarlet) in the centre of the playground sitting on the floor. We then track towards the teenage girl, still at a high angle, the girls hair is covering most of her face. A close-up shot of Scarlet, we can see that she has bruises over her face. The camera tracks around the girl at a high angle using steadi-cam, you can see the dullness of the playground. We fade out to a black screen, with white writing saying ' 5 Month Earlier.'
Scene 2: We fade in to a mid shot at a low angle and we can see a teacher standing in front of a class, and you can see on the white board in the centre there a mind-map of ' DRUGS.’ Still in Mid shot and low angle. In the class Scarlet is sitting at her desk whispering to her friends who are laughing. We then come to a shot reverse shot of a conversation between the teacher and Scarlet. In the back ground there are some other students. Master shot at a high angle of students packing there things and leaving the classroom. The teacher says something to Scarlet White titles appear on a black background with 'Playground' in big font writing.