A2 Media Coursework CreativeProject: Storyboards:Music Video: Lover of the Light byMumford and SonsbyJoshua MillingtonLydia JonesRebecca SinclairHannah Reilly
Scene 1 Shot 1Establishing extreme long shot of the sun throughthe branches of a tree. This creates lyricalmeaning through the use and focus of light.To make the shot more interesting, itll start out offocus and then focus to a high quality.
Scene 1 Shot 2This shot will be a combination of a long shotand close up, in the foreground there will be aclose up of leaves rustling in the wind; howeverin the background theyll be a wide spread oftrees and grass. This creates a motif of nature.
Scene 1 Shot 3In the this shot, the camera will pan from rightto left. Itll be an extreme long shot of an areaof trees and the camera will pan towards thesun light. The pan will be slow pace to matchthe tempo of the music.
Scene 1 Shot 4In the this shot, the camera will pan from rightto left. Itll be an extreme long shot of an areaof trees and the camera will pan towards thesun light. The pan will be slow pace to matchthe tempo of the music.
Scene 1 Shot 5This shot will be an extreme long shot of theprotagonist walking towards the character fromthe background. The setting will remain thesame, to suggest a link between nature, growthand light. The protagonist will walk at a slowpace, to match the music.
Scene 1 Shot 6The next shot will be a low-angle shot, followingon from the last, having the protagonist slowlywalk towards the camera. His head will be cutto create an enigma.
Scene 1 Shot 7Then this shot will be another extreme longshot of the isolated protagonist. There will be alyrical match of the word shadow, as theshadow in this shot will be magnified. The sunwill also appear again, acting as a motif of light.
Scene 1 Shot 8The next shot will be an extreme long shot ofan animal, in the sunlight. The point of this willbe to make the reveal of the protagonists facemore impacting .
Scene 1 Shot 9This shot will be a hand-held, low axis shot ofthe protagonists feet, again building a formsuspense and mystery.
Scene 1 Shot 10As the music increases tempo, there will be along medium shot of the protagonist, finallygiving a clear depiction of him. The protagonistwill be in the right of the frame.
Scene 1 Shot 11Then there will be a long close up of theprotagonist. Still placed to the right, to bring thetrees, grass and general nature into the shot.
Scene 1 Shot 12As the music approximately will resumeprevious slow tempo now and the first lyric afterthe last shot is “stretch”, there will be anextreme long (stretched) shot to match themusic of the protagonist stood in the middle ofbeautiful natural scenery.
Scene 1 Shot 13This shot will be slightly similar to the previous,yet the protagonist will be slightly further away,almost like an ellipsis feature. The camera willbe parallel as it pans the movement of theprotagonist from left to right.
Scene 1 Shot 14Following this pan of the protagonist starting towalk down the bridge, hell be at the end of thebridge for this shot, to save time. Thisll be anextreme long shot, with the protagonistpositioned in the centre of the frame.
Scene 1 Shot 15To conclude this scene, theyll be a point ofview shot from the protagonist, with the cameratilting upwards to the sun.
Scene 2 Shot 16This scene will predominately focuses aroundthe central protagonist. Therefore itll start witha medium close up against a white backgroundwith the protagonist in centre frame.
Scene 2 Shot 17Following this protagonist themed scene, will beclose up of the face of the protagonist, tomatch the lyrics also (“my ears and eyes”).
Scene 2 Shot 18Extreme close up of eyes to convey emotion.
Scene 2 Shot 19 - 24This shot will feature the protagonist writing downthe idea of the song, this will be shown through aslightly a high angle shot and a medium close up.This will be a two part sequence with a close up ofthe protagonist testing different keys on akeyboard; this montage editing will suggest theprotagonist is making the song.
Scene 2 Shot 25The montage effect of these two shotsequences will end with a medium close up ofthe protagonist looking almost proud at thepaper.
Scene 2 Shot 26After the fast pace montage, the music will slowand this will be reflect by a slow downwards tiltclose up of a guitar. The guitar shows anadvancement in the protagonists journey andhe is holding it which will match the lyrics “solove the one you hold”.
Scene 2 Shot 27This will be a long medium shot of the guitarbeing tapped on, whilst resting on theprotagonists lap.
Scene 2 Shot 28The will be a low angle close up of theprotagonists feet, as he arises from a chair.
Scene 3 Shot 29The idea of this shot is to have a close of the“MIC LIVE” sign in the recording room and havethe light come on in sync with the lyrics “a loverof the LIGHT”. This shot will show thetranslation to the recording studio.
Scene 3 Shot 30Following the previous shot will be a long closeup of the protagonist singing into a microphone.
Scene 3 Shot 31After that shot, theyll be a medium shot of thesame situation.
Scene 4 Shot 32This shot will feature the protagonist walkingonto the stage in smarter attire and a betterlooking guitar. There will be long panaramictravelling as the protagonist emerges, to followhim in parallel sync.
Scene 4 Shot 33This will be a long shot of the protagonistperforming the song, this shot will reveal hisgrowth on his narrative journey.
Scene 4 Shot 34This shot will be taken from behind theprotagonist, it will be a medium shot of theperformance.
Scene 4 Shot 35In this shot the protagonist will be sat on thesteps of the stage, itll be a long shot toreinforce the theme of isolation.
Scene 4 Shot 36There will then be a medium shot to focus in onthe characters performance as he is sat downsinging and playing.
Scene 4 Shot 37This shot will carry on from the last but as anextreme close up of the chords being played onthe guitar.
Scene 4 Shot 38This low angle sidewards shot of theprotagonist, will convey his determination andpassion of the song.
Shot 4 Shot 39Replicating the last shot, but from a differentangle and almost directly in-front of theprotagonist.
Shot 4 Shot 40This shot will be an long medium shot frombehind the protagonist.
Shot 4 Shot 41Following the last shot this will be a mediumshot of the performance; capturing the singingand guitar playing.
Shot 4 Shot 42In this low angle shot the character will sing thelast line of the second to last choures; thereforeit is low-angle to convey power.
Scene 4 Shot 43This shot will be very similar to the other tokeep continuity and create a form of theme andauteur style. Itll be a medium slight low angleshot.
Scene 4 Shot 44This shot will be very similar to the other tokeep continuity and create a form of theme andauteur style. Itll be a medium slight low angleshot. From a slightly different angle, so thevideo doesnt become boring.
Scene 4 Shot 45This shot will be very similar to the other tokeep continuity and create a form of theme andauteur style. Itll be a medium slight low angleshot. From a slightly different angle, so thevideo doesnt become boring.
Scene 4 Shot 46This shot will be very similar to the other tokeep continuity and create a form of theme andauteur style. Itll be a medium slight low angleshot. From a slightly different angle, so thevideo doesnt become boring. This shot will befrom the back of the protagonist again.
Scene 4 Shot 47This closing shot will feature the protagonist satdown life before and be at long medium range.
Scene 48 Shot 48Finally the concluding shot will feature amedium to long shot as the protagonist walksaway from the fixed camera.