Its about a couple who were best friends first andjust as soon as they made it official they had to depart but promised each other they’ll reconnect. This forced her to move on with her life, seeing as she is a very smart girl she had a bright future ahead of her, but them her ex boyfriend came back. Wanting everything to go back to the way it was he will do all it takes, even kill. But does she want to carry on her new life or follow her old one.
Themes are; love, loss, gang violence, deceit and betrayal.
Boy selling drugs (Posture - leg on wall, hand in pocket looking sideways). Typical stereotype of teenagers. Costume- black or navy hoody and baggy jeans (actors/actresses needs to be on point). Little boy is handed the drugs but boy has grabs his clothes and asks for the money.
- Green screen - Waterloo, graffiti background/ youthful look (Where the scene will be shot) ties in with what's going to happen in the scenes. - Drugs – icing sugar wrapped in cling form or leaves wrapped in cling form
Boys puches girl in the face at table this will be at a 45degree angle with a medium close-up
The music is low so the background sound of the scene will be muted but the sound from the punch will be artificial and will be loud to give it more weight after the slap there's shouting from the scene of the reaction.
Non diegetic sound – Road, cars, motorbikes, children playing (Muted)
Parents are talking about young ones death
Walking on the street
Tracking long shot
Two boys barge into each other on the street, turns to see who it was whilst reaching out for gun, freeze. Now enemies and this is clear to the audience. Rival gangs/area/postcodes (Changing scene)
Slow motion then normal “OI”
This will be a medium shot so it will show there facial expressions but also the weapons attached to the waist.
Boy 1 handcuffed by police, he resists arrest and tries to run away as he doesn't want to be caught. Confrontational scene. Onlookers looking in the background.
- Camera angle - Long shot, eye level shot. Panning around the scene to show reaction of arrest but keep boy and police in scene, then zoom into handcuff's.
Non diegetic – Silence
Boy speech recorded beforehand
Park – Holding hands walking
- No one else is in the park, only both of them
Establishing shot. (Preferably Clapham Common Park, it's isolated, re enforces the fact that they want to be alone.
She sees a text from her ex to meet her up but then receives a call from her boyfriends and busys it. Her friends are around her and there a lot of noise but its drowned out.
There will be an over the shoulder shot and a medium shot to show the text and phone call as well as her reaction. People will be blurred in the background.
Boy tries to apologize again to the girl for the way he's treated her, he begs for her forgiveness. Sorry –him, unsure – her. Cuts her off
Camera angle – tracking
Location- Outside Shops
Mise en scene – Props – carrier bag containing food
Transition – Slow
Guy going through girls pictures on Facebook, sister comes in room and says 'You know they say if you really love someone you should let them go and if it's meant to be they'll come back'
-Mis-en-scene - Bedroom scene. Bed, TV, x box.
Guy 2 is strangling girl against the wall “why do you make me hurt you”
This will be a close up to show facial expressions
Girl with bruises looking in the mirror with busted lip, Hands on basin, slowly lifting head up to reveal bruises. She's a victim of domestic violence.
Midshot - Camera behind first, Second camera in front of her - Makeup/costume- blood on clothing,
Just a shot of her attempting suicide but not making it obvious. So she will hold a knife to her wrist sitting down and her legs will be shaking. A tear slides down her face.
This shot will be an above the eye-level shot.
Outside Kings College Hospital
Ambulance door closes ( dark)
Coming Soon January 2012
Things to include
Related costume and props
Variety of camera shots and movement used for effect
Don’t put too much dialogue but enough
Use music for effect
Characters narrating following scenes in trailer
Make sure themes are explored through trailer
The more generic it is the easier it will be in the exam.
Tag lines and captions
Leave the audience thinking wanting to go see the ‘film’