NOTES ON A SCANDAL – CREATIVERESPONSEBy Emily Barrett
12 SECONDS, ESTABLISHING SHOT There’s a young girl sitting on a bench, you can’t make out any of her features She’s sitting alone. You can see everyone else around her playing in the playground with their friends. The weather is dull and a bit foggy. This should create a sense of
12 SECONDS, MID- SHOT This shot is from the front of the girl. You can not see her face, her identity is revealed. Her face is sad and thoughtful. This creates sympathy again along with the mood putting pushed down to being sombre and upset.
5 SECONDS, CLOSE-UP The shot is of a school bell going off. This gives an idea to the audience of where the girl is located. It also gives an sense of time because it must be specific in order for a bell to go off.
6 SECONDS, LONG SHOT This shot shows all the pupils in the playground rushing inside the building. The building is a school. This portrays the children as being well behaved and know what their doing so it suggests that this process in monotonous.
7 SECONDS, HIGH SHOT The shot is of the girl sitting on the bench. She has not yet gone inside, she is completely alone. Because of the high shot it, makes her seem vulnerable and insignificant (which is also illustrates by her not having any friends to sit with).
5 SECONDS, CLOSE-UP This shot is of her hands as she pulls out a locket from her pocket. An element of mystery is brought up from this shot. Makes audience ask questions, what significance does the locket have, what’s inside of the locket.
3 SECONDS, MID-SHOT The girl quickly places the locket back into her pocket. Shows that she doesn’t want to drop or loose it. This object obviously means a lot to her, why?
10 SECONDS, LONG SHOT The girl makes her way back into the building, she isn’t rushing. Gives the audience the idea that perhaps she isn’t fond of school and would like to be else where. She doesn’t seem to care whether she’s late for class, show’s that she has things on her
7 SECONDS, AERIAL SHOT This shot looks down at the entire school. The title come up saying ‘Story of a Lost Cause’. Gives the audience more information and they begin to understand that maybe this girl is maybe suffering from a death.