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Pitch for Euro-IX film competition

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  1. 1. The Internet Revealed Euro-IX Film Competition L&R Productions Present An Idea by Elwin Levels & Jelle Raven
  2. 2. Very Funny ‘ The Wonderful Tale of a Once Popular Email Message’ Very Funny Experience how the Internet works L&R Productions
  3. 3. Through Very Funny you experience what makes the Internet work Very Funny Experience how the Internet works Starting Point for the idea behind this film: L&R Productions
  4. 4. Very Funny is the name of this old email. This name actually is the email’s subject. Apparantly his content is indeed very funny because a long time ago he became a viral, or pass-along email. Amongst emails that is the highest achievement. Since then he has seen a lot of the World Wide Web. It is hard to image the distances he covered, and the amount of data he has met. Very Funny loves to tell us everyhing about it. He can’t stop about how humans, and their Internet Exchange Points made it all possible for him. Right now he spends his days on some anonymous server, waiting to be rediscovered, and sent back on the Internet once more… Very Funny Experience how the Internet works Tagline: L&R Productions
  5. 5. Check out this teaser to get the idea! Very Funny Experience how the Internet works L&R Productions
  6. 6. <ul><li>Very Funny is: </li></ul><ul><li>an excentric character </li></ul><ul><li>an old fool </li></ul><ul><li>quite funny </li></ul><ul><li>wise and experienced </li></ul><ul><li>a sceptic </li></ul>Very Funny knows everything there is to know about the Internet Most Important: Very Funny Experience how the Internet works <ul><li>Very Funny Loves: </li></ul><ul><li>to tell stories </li></ul><ul><li>the World Wide Web, especially IXP’s </li></ul><ul><li>humans </li></ul>L&R Productions
  7. 7. <ul><li>During the stroy we experience: </li></ul><ul><li>what happens to a piece of data like him when it is put on the Internet </li></ul><ul><li>what role IXP’s played in his life and what they have done for him </li></ul><ul><li>who is responsible for the network he uses </li></ul>Through this experience we indirectly learn about IXP’s, peering, the resilience of the Internet, and the people behind it: Very Funny Experience how the Internet works Very Funny fires your imagination When he tells the story of his life we see how he evolved from an unknowing email to what he is now. L&R Productions We learn that these are the things that make the Internet work
  8. 8. <ul><li>The birth of Very Funny </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Which starts at the computer of his creator </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>He is scared to be put out on to the big world wide web </li></ul></ul><ul><li>First time at a provider </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In which Very Funny meets other data on the web </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>He enjoy’s the rush of being on the Internet, but is still worried </li></ul></ul><ul><li>First time at an Internet Exchange Point </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In which Very Funny is overwhelmed by the enormous organisation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>He just goes with the flow and feels peace </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Arrival at his first destination </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In which Very Funny experiences the satisfaction of being openend </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Other adventures on the web </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In which Very Funny tells about the places he has seen, the few times he had to be rerouted, the humans he has met, what peering means to him, and how he got caught in a filter </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Spending his days on a anonymous server </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In which Very Funny hopes he will be put out on to the web once more </li></ul></ul>Very Funny Experience how the Internet works Very Funny Scene’s: L&R Productions
  9. 9. <ul><li>The film is an absurd comedy </li></ul><ul><li>Pieces of data on the Internet come to life and have personalities </li></ul><ul><li>The characters are played by real actors and are easy to identify with </li></ul><ul><li>The virtual world of the Internet is represented by recognizable everyday objects </li></ul><ul><li>The network is represented by people </li></ul><ul><li>No use of complicated animations </li></ul><ul><li>The use of complex terms is kept to a minimum </li></ul>Very Funny Experience how the Internet works Style Characteristics: Very Funny is created to become to most loved email that ever existed! L&R Productions
  10. 10. <ul><li>The goal is to keep things as simple as possible </li></ul><ul><li>Every element in the film is set up to stimulate people’s imagination </li></ul><ul><li>Through the funny story people will experience how the Internet works </li></ul>Very Funny Experience how the Internet works Conclusion: This story will be remembered! L&R Productions