MUSIC VIDEO PROP LISTCREATING OUR PROP LIST FOR THE A2 MUSIC PROMO
For our music video we will useheadphones that have the logo of asuperhero in our performance element ofthe video. This will then link to thenarrative of our music video, whichinvolve the bullied boy turning in to hisown superhero. He will also have logo’s ofother superhero’s on his books and bagto link the two together.
The key in the video will have tobe larger than a normal key andmore extravagant. We want to dothis to draw the audiencesattention to the key, so that theynotice what the boy is doing andcreates more suspense of whatthe key actually opens. It alsoadds an element of mystery tomake the audience intrigued bywhat it is going to reveal after hepulls it from underneath his bed.Ensuring the audience’s interestis held is a key factor in any musicpromo.
The silly string will be usedas a weapon, which helpsthe boy defeat the bullies.Whilst being aweapon, this prop is alsocomical and goes with thestyle of the music video. Itmakes the violence in thevideo slightly lighter andgets the audience to take itless seriously. It is also achildish product, whichhighlights his youth andchildlike imagination ofwhich he creates his ownsuperhero.
The utility belt wehave taken from thesuperhero batman.This links batmanand our music videocharacter togetherand it will be used tostore his weaponsthat he uses todefeat the bullies.The concept of theutility belt is wellknown amongstsuperhero fan fictionso ties suitably to theconcept.
Books will be used toemphasize the bulliespicking on the maincharacter. They alsorepresent a type ofescape, as does asuperhero. This symbolismwill link together ournarrative part of the musicvideo. Papers and folderswill also be thrown aroundby the bullies.
DJ decks will be used for ourperformance element of ourmusic video. We have castsomeone that knows how touse them, so that it looksbelievable. They will also bewearing the superheroheadphones to link theperformance element to thenarrative of the music video.
Desks and chairs willalso be used toemphasize the miseen scene of theclassroom. It helpssets the schoolenvironment as wellas the type of ages ofthe characters.
The main character will be wearing a backpackwith a superhero logo on it, this will link thenarrative and the performance together, asthe DJ headphones will also have a superherologo on them.
The boy will also have a superherowatch to make him childlike but alsoto adhere to the theme of superhero’sfor our music video.