Title: Don’t stopBY: Foster the People• Don’t stop is a song that creates a sense of freedom and infectious rhythmas when the music is playing the theme and idea relates to the song titlein the sense that characters are separated from the real world into a worldwhere rules of ‘stopping’ don’t apply. The lyrics of the song emphasises atheme of not stopping and that theme is passed on through dance in ourmusic video.• The song brings out joyful and cheerful emotion when listening to it. Asour character and extras will hopefully portray in our music video.
Characters• Main character is a young unemployed student, 18 years of age in need ofsomething to do for the day as normally does nothing. Once the musicplays it changes his perspective on life as he feels anything is possible andeverything is cheerful and up beat.• Main character has a crowd of followers but a main follower, being hislover. They then continue in the infectious dance together as a result ofthe jolly music. His main follower is a ginger girl persistently shows somesort of love interest in the main character.• Many extras involved in random shots during the infectious walk.
Running Time• Music: 2 minutes 55 seconds• Actual music video: 3 minutes 20 seconds200 seconds
Synopsis• A young character, unemployed and bored of his way of living. Just a normalaverage day until he plays his music. Once the music begins the infection andrhythm of the dance proceeds as the actor has an unusual day out, walking roundthe streets with his iPod playing and earphones on. Giving a sense of isolation ofthe character but in contrast of that giving a sense of freedom. Once the song hasfinished the main theme of infectiousness stops and a look of confusion on theextras face as they wonder why they are following a stranger through the streetsdancing.
Key Scenes• Actor before the music actually starts playing to show the contrastbetween emotion.• Walking through the streets with a groove to emphasise the infectiousdance.• Extras following the main actor through the streets.• Once the music stops the realisation of being brought down from the hypeand the curiousness of extras and actors as to why they were dancingthrough the streets, again empathising the infectious nature of the music.