For the storyboard I drew it out on paper like an original storyboard, then I took photos of each page using a digital camera and uploaded it onto a power point. I decided to use a power point as the hand written presentation was unclear and would be more understandable and clearly presented if typed up.
Long shot of the car travelling towards the camera. Close up of James in the driving seat. This shot is taken from the side.
Over shoulder shot of James - revealing the road. Steady pan following the car as it drives past.
Close up shot of James in the driving seat holding his mobile. Extreme close up of James.
Long shot leading into mid shot of Ben walking along path, bouncing a football. Tracking movement – following Ben starting to cross the road. This is shot from the side.
Close up shot of James through the windscreen of the car, looking down at his mobile. Low angle shot of Ben revealing his shocked expression.
(Keeping the camera in the same position as in scene 10) low level shot of the car bonnet about to hit Ben. (this scene and scene 10 are put together as a split screen. Then a rewind of these actions brings the story back to when James receives a text.) Mid shot of James in the drivers seat turning the wheel to pull over and read the text. This is shot from the side.
Low level shot/ close up of wheel parking along the curb. This is taken from the side Over shoulder shot of James sat inside the car revealing the road and Ben walking past safely.
Mid shot, tracking Ben as he approaches the other side of the road. This is taken from the side. Low level shot/close up shot, tracking Ben’s feet as he walks home. This is shot from the side.
Low level shot/close up shot, tracking movement following policemen’s steps. This is shot from the side. Over shoulder shot of Ben revealing his home. Camera tracks him form behind as he knocks on the door.
Over shoulder shot of policemen revealing Ben’s home. Camera tracks them from behind until they knock on the door. Low angle shot of Carol from Ben’s point of view, opening the door.
Mid shot, panning movement as Ben enters the house. Mid shot of Carol opening the door for policemen (change in facial expressions).
Mid shot of policemen entering the house, the camera pans following the policemen. Wide establishing shot of living room with Carol and policemen seated.
Mid shot of Carol. Camera tracks her from behind as she walks over to the cabinet to pick up a photo Ben. Mid shot of Carol from behind as she returns to her seat with the picture.
Low angle shot of Carol sat on the sofa staring at the picture. High angle shot/close up of picture frame held by Carol.
Mid shot of Carol sat on the sofa holding the picture. The camera tracks backwards revealing the policemen walking out of the room (use focus pull to direct attention from the policemen to Carol sat alone.) Wide establishing shot of Ben and Carol sat at the dinning table. This is shot from outside the window.
Mid shot/wide shot of Ben and Carol sat at the dinner table. This is taken from inside the window. The camera then dolly’s 180 degrees around the table revealing Ben’s empty chair when it reaches Carol.