Shot listType of shot Description Prop/costumesEstablish To aware the audience that, that’swhere everything will happenN/ALong shot To show how Jodie looks like andwhat she’s doingcMid shot To show an even detailedcharacter of Jodie and how shelooksTop, jeans, hat, earringsSide long shot To show what Jodie would bedoing from a different angleTop, jeans, trainers, hat,earringClose up To show that Jodie Is thinking andis about to have a flashbackHat, earrings
Shot listType of shot Description Prop/costumesOver the head Showing an over head shot ofJodie typing on the computerN/AClose up Showing whats on the computerscreen in detail and what Jodiehas typed on GoogleN/ASide long shot Showing the audience that JodieIs searching on the computer andan see her facial expressionGrey cardigan, hat, jeans,trainersOver theshoulder shotShowing the audience what Jodiewas searching on the computerTop, earringsExtreme close up Showing Jodie’s facial expressionwhile she is researching ontransgenderN/A
Shot listType of shot Description Prop/costumesExtreme close up Showing what Jodie looking at/focussed onN/AClose up Of Jodies reaction when she sawwhat she had to doHat, earringsClose up When Jodie comes back to realityand carries on thinking whenshes on the train platformHat, earringsSide long shot Showing her body reaction, tohow she was feeling about herflashbackTop, jeans, trainers, hat,earringMid shot fromher hips to herlegsShowing Jodie leg shaking, whichmakes It clear to the audiencethat she is frustrated and stressedJeans, trainers
Shot listType of shot Description Prop/costumesClose up A closer shot of Jodies leg shaking Trainers, jeansMid shot Showing what Jodie is going to do Top, jeans, hatClose up To show that Jodie Is thinking andis about to have a flashbackHat, earringsEstablish shot Showing that Jodie is in a newlocation in her flashback to showwhat shes doing from behindJacket, jeans, trainers, hatOver theshoulder tiltedShowing what Jodie s doing, whileshowing half of her face and halfof her backJacket, jeans, trainers, hat
Shot listType of shot Description Prop/costumesOver theshoulderShowing the back of Jodie lookingat the mirror and can see JodiesreflectionHat, earringsClose up Can see the mirror with thereflection of Jodies faceHat, earringsExtreme close up Of Jodies fake facial hair on thedesk and can see Jodies faceHat, earringsClose up Of Jodie trimming her facial hair Hat, earringsExtreme close up Of Jodie putting the scissors onthe deskN/A
Shot listType of shot Description Prop/costumesExtreme close up To show Jodies expression fromthe flashback, When Jodie comesback to reality and carries onthinking when shes on the trainplatformN/AClose up Showing her facial expression Hat, earringsmid shot Of Jodie crying because shesdepressedHat, earrings, topClose up The train timer, showing when thetrain was comingN/AOver the headshotTo have a variety of shot Hat, earrings, top,trousers, trainers
Shot listType of shot Description Prop/costumesMid shot To see Jodies body reaction Hat, earrings, trousers,trainers, topClose up To show that Jodie Is thinking andis about to have a flashbackHat, earringsLong shot Showing Jodie walking towardsthe stereo, for her to danceTop, jeans, trainers, hat,earringsMid shot Jodie dancing looking at themirror and can see her refectionHat, earrings, topLong shot Of S mum Monika in the livingroom talking on the phoneTrousers, uggs, top
Conventions Use/develop/challengeHow?Why?Similarities/Differences1. Conflict withfriends/family.Use because in most drama filmsthere is conflict and theresolution is them sorting it out.2. Follows thecharacters journey.Challenge, because ours doesn’treally follow the charactersjourney because you only seesnippets.The familyare allconflictingwith eachotherbecause ofan issue.The differences is thatit is about terminalillness not transgender.The differences arethat this follows allof the charactersjourneys as theylearn new things.Similarities are thatthey are studentsand experimentingand gainknowledge ofdifferent things.
Genre conventionsConventions you areapplying in openingsequenceUse/develop or challenge?How? Why?Similarities/differences toreal films (annotatedpictures)Identity issue Use• Suicide attempt becauseof not finding herself(transgender• Pressure from family andfriends to dress as a girlBoys Don’t Cry- similaritiesFlashbacks Develop• Flashbacks of thecharacters past memories• Main character is leftconfusedMemento- similaritiesFemaleto amaleSecretesout andthe dadwantingto killherHavingflashbacksAlso thecharacterisconfused
Genre ConventionsConvectionswe areapplying inopeningsequenceUse/develop/challenge?How?/Why?Similarities/differences to real filmsPortraysjourney of acharacterUSEHOWThe constants use of personal flashbacks, allows theaudience to understand how and why the character is in asuicidal situation and the stages of their journeyWHYTo shows the stages of their journey which establishescharacterExhibits reallife situationUSEDramaticstory line tomove theaudienceUSERefers to characters past to explain how and why heis playing who wants to be a millionaireFilm: Slumdog millionaireFilm:Train spotting This character wantsto get clean, andstop using drugs,which is a real lifesituation, thatpeople faceHOWThe main character is so emotionally unhappy with herphysical and mental state and could commit suicide thisis an emotional storylineWHYAllows audience to experience a feel of apprehension anduneasiness for the audienceHOWShows the daily experiences of a transgender personWHYPeople with the similar situation may be able to relate tothe issues within the film, which is typical of a drama filmFilm: My lovley bonesThis film is about ayoung girl who wasmurdered by herneighbour. Thisfilm has a movingstory line.
Genre ConventionsConventions you areapplying inopening sequenceUse develop orchallengeHow? And why? Similarities/differences to realfilmsAbuse Develop When she wouldget shouted at byher mum forwanting to changeher identity.Film: She’s the man This is similar because… She dresses like a boy She does what guysnormally do And her personality andthoughts are like a guy aswell And her mum is convincingher to start wearing dressesand to forget about football.
Conventions youare applying inopening sequenceUse develop orchallengeHow? And why? Similarities/differences to real filmsCrime use When Jodie commitssuicide because ofher depression as noone gets her andexcepts that shewants to change heridentityFilm: Man on a ledge This is similar The person wantsto commit suicide This would be acrimeGenre Conventions
Conventions youare applying inopening sequenceUse develop orchallengeHow? And why? Similarities/differences toreal filmsRole on the wall use In the outsideJodie is feelingnormal but onthe inside herthoughts andfeelings arecompletelydifferent.Film: Mean girls Wanting to make Reginafat, Katies thoughtsinside her And wants her to loseweight from the outsidepretends like she caresGenre Conventions
Target audience• Our opening sequence is Niche becauseReason ExplanationNot many films have transgender This would be the case because thereisnt a wide range of target audiencethat would watch this type of filmLow budget film It wouldn’t be advertised everywheretherefore, not a lot of money wouldbe spent on advertisingIndependent Only made for specific audience asnot many people areinterested/comfortable watching thistype of film.
Target audienceTarget audience details Details Why?Age 15+ It would be 15 because that’swhen teenagers wouldmature up and would realisewhat they want.Gender Male, female Because male and femalescould both understand andpossibly relate to some of thesituationRace/Ethnicity All Races and Ethnicity Because everyone is able towatch it and if they are notallowed it also good to seewhat people go through evenin these situationsReligion All except Christianity and some ofIslam where they would say theyshould be secure. Because theywould say that theres a cure how itwould be with the same sex,because they might getoffended how they wouldwatch something that theywouldn’t be allowed
Target Audience detail Details Why?Location In the UK It wouldn’t be in internationalas it’s a niche audience, and Itwould only be shown in theUK as it can be restricted insome places because its allabout identitySocial Class Any class Anyone can experience thedilemma of seeking thereidentityInterests/hobbies They can all have differentinterests hobbies - Allbecause it wouldn’t stopthose kind of audience towatch identity films.Social Group All Because the people who arein different groups such aspunks can also seek identityTarget audience
Target audience Detail Why?Sexuality All Because this film has to dowith sexuality, so its good forboth sexes to know whatother people would gothrough and to see whatpeople’s opinions would be.Profession/Role All It would be all becauseeveryone has the right towatch these kind of films ifwanted, this would meanmore people would be awareabout these types of situationthat some people would gothroughTarget audience
LocationsLocation name & whatforHow to get there Access to location Photos of locationFrom school getthe 18 bus rightoutside Kenselgreen stationPublic station openfrom 6 - 9Name of locationJodies bedroom (Jodies house)Scene-Looking in the mirror whilstapplying fake facial hair(flashback)-Conversation with friends aboutprom(flashbackFrom school getthe 18 bus,outside myhouseAvailable all the timeName of locationJodies living room (Jodieshouse)Scene-Jodies mum shouts at her fornot being feminine-Jodie researches transgender onthe computerFrom school getthe 18 bus,outside myhouseAvailable all the timeName of locationKensal green station
BBFC ratingStandards How you are meetingstandards in your film15 • Be able to understandserious issues such assuicide• Any younger they may getthe wrong idea and getideas to perform suicideOur film would be rated 15+
Actors (Jodie)Before(normal)After (incharacter)Ralph polo shirtsare commonclothes boyswear so wedecided to use isas part of thecostume.This is a Nikehat that boysare seenwearing and is acomfortable fiton the head.She has nomakeup on, onlyeyebrow liner tomake it seemthicker.Every boy need abelt to hold upthere trouser,especially ‘Gucci’which isexpensive and thetrend.Baggy trousersare clothes boysmost commonlywear.Big, long,masculinechain
ActorsMonaeBefore(normal)After (incharacter)Wears casual,girly clothing.The hair is longand curly tomake her lookfeminine and acute bobblehat.
Costume for main characterSmart/casual blackleather jacketCasual blue baggy jeans(male)Casual White trainersExample of full outfitput togetherEither a cap or a simple woolly hat
Hair and makeup of main character/propsNatural look, no makeup, andif so very little Hair tied back of face.(pintail)(bun)Computer (prop) Mirror (prop)Pencil and paper (props)
Costume for friend of main character (Monae)Skinny, fitted jeans (feminine) Peach coloured top/blouse(feminine) Long black boots (just belowthe knee)Short black leathertype jacketExample of fulloutfit
Hair and makeup of friend main character (Monae)Hair down/out (looks feminine)Lip gloss (looks feminine)Mascara/eyeliner (lightmakeup)
Costume for other friend of main character (Amy)Leopard print top(feminine and girly)Tight fitted blue jeansSmart /casual cardiganBlack high heels
Hair/makeup for other friend of main character(Amy)Mascara (eye makeup)Natural pink Lip-glossHair out, straight andblond
Costume of the main characters mumCasual blue denim jeansPlain black jumperFull outfit of characterSocks as she is at basedat home
Hair and makeup of the main characters mumHardly any makeup(quite natural)Hair tied back
Music and soundThis would be played at thebeginning of the openingsequence (non-diegeticsound). This would be at thebeginning because: Its slow paced, and thereis no tension at thebeginning of the openingsequence Its not up beat, whichmeans the musiccorresponds with thefootage.Music name: Native AmericanWebsite used for free copy right: http://freeplaymusic.com/search/keyword_search.phpPerson3&4
Music and soundThis would be our option 2 to beplayed at the beginning of theopening sequence (non-diegeticsound). This would be at thebeginning because: Because its really slow andtherefore it would work wellwith Jodie as Jodie is walkingslow and thinking whichmeans there should be calmmusic However we chose this asoption 2 as its really slowand theres choir music inthe background which candisturb the audience, thismight make the audiencefocus on the music ratherthan Jodie.Music name: KyrieWebsite used for free copy right: http://freeplaymusic.com/search/keyword_search.phpPerson3&4
Music and soundThis would be played at theend of the openingsequence (non-diegeticsound). This would be at theend because: It starts slow then speedsup as Jodie starts thinkingwhether she would jumpor not This would also be godbecause the shots getsfaster which builds uptension, and the musicwould have tocorrespond with thefootage for it to makesenseMusic name: MountainsWebsite used for free copy right: http://freeplaymusic.com/search/keyword_search.phpPerson3&4
Short Term planningDay & time Filming what scene? TravelHow will youget there?Equipment/costume/propschecklist (what do youneed to bring with you)Sat Mar 9 - Filming all the trainstation sceneOn bus Camera, tripod, ipad,costumesSun Mar 10 - Filming at Jodies house On bus Camera, tripod, ipad, longmirror (in bedroom),computer, costume, paperand pencilSaturday 23march- Filming at Jodie’s house Bus Camera, tripod, iPad,costumesSunday 24march- Filming at the trainstationBus Camera, tripod, iPad, longmirror (in bedroom),computer, costume, paperand pencil