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  1. 1. St. Paul’s Catholic College Unit G324: Advanced Portfolio in Media Script Name of Production: Thorn Lane Group Members (Full names): Sarah Hutton Nathan Cordero Ridgeway Mazvimavi Charlene Fernandes Key- * - Means area for potential shots # - Make note of /IDEA BOLD Italics – Very important Bride- Eva Groom-Marcus Best Man- Zach BridesmaidsVeronica and Anna <Look in to ReelSEO on You tube> Random shots to place within the trailer - Mid shot of bride getting ready in front of mirror - Close up of makeup + ECU Lipstick - Bride looking guilty with hand on stomach in the preparation room. - A rose on the - SHOT OF THE BRIDE TEXTING ZACH NEEDS TO BE PLACED SOMEWHERE IN THIS SCRIPT. Scene: 1 Character name: Bride - Eva Shot type/Camera Angle: Establishing shot / Static camera Voiceover/Non-Diegetic Music: Piano beginning Action: Eva near a car or church doors, contemplating whether to attend, since its an establishing shot, no facial features will be seen. Body language will be closed off, with a hesitation at door.
  2. 2. Scene: 2 Character name: Veronica and Anna – Bridesmaids Shot type/Camera Angle: Tracking Mid shot of aisle (few secs) Voiceover/Non-Diegetic Music: Piano beginning Action: The bridesmaids walking down the aisle with flowers, side by side. Scene: 3 Character name: N/A Shot type/Camera Angle: POV shot of Bride, Voiceover/Non-Diegetic Music: “When your dreams all fail, and the ones we hail, are the worst of all…” Action: Camera moving forward (through doors and curtains?) as if the bride, looking at all the crowd in the church. All characters looking at the back of church as ‘Bride’ enters. *any shots of shoes emerging from curtains? Scene: 4 Character name: Eva Shot type/Camera Angle: Wide/Long shot from the alter to back of church Voiceover/Non-Diegetic Music: “...And the bloods run stale” Action: Bride pauses at the aisle, looking unsure and scared. She holds a bouquet of flowers. Petals falling? Doors still open *ECU of petals on ground? Scene: 5 Character name: Eva Shot type/Camera Angle: Extreme close up ( cut in ) of ring or Medium shot of bride with the emphasis on ring. Voiceover/Non-Diegetic Music: “I wanna hide the truth…” Action: Eva nervously moving engagement ring on ring finger? *Manicured nails in focus/ or fake nails- to show how fake this wedding is. *Lighting changes? Low key lighting if possible to show the concealment of truth Scene: 6 Character name: Eva + crowd + Marcus
  3. 3. Shot type/Camera Angle: Long shot from back of church can see Marcus’ face and Eva’s back. Voiceover/Non-Diegetic Music: “… I wanna…” Action: Slow walk down the aisle towards Marcus and priest at alter Scene: 7 Character name: Eva Shot type/Camera Angle: Frontal shot of Eva- Close up of Face Voiceover/Non-Diegetic Music: “…shelter you …” Action: Face turned to Left ( then right? )looking worried and scared. *”But with the Beast inside”- shot of hand (with ring) on baby bump Scene: 8 Character name: Crowd antagonists ( more girls? ) Shot type/Camera Angle: Camera stationed in aisle facing left- Mid shot of group Voiceover/Non-Diegetic Music: “There’s nowhere we can hide” Action: The antagonists tearing up pictures of Eva and Best man – Zach. Cruel facial expressions- Varying from Distaste to Sympathy to downright Hostility ( * the one holing images perhaps?) *ECU high angle looking down on images on ground *Cut-away to a flashback of the antagonist peeking on a moment between Eva and Zach? Scene: 9 Character name: Eva and Marcus Shot type/Camera Angle: Tracking backwards- two in shot of Marcus and Eva. Also camera should capture some of best man as well. Voiceover/Non-Diegetic Music: “No matter what we breed” Action: Eva comes to stand next to Marcus ( still below platform ) Looks at Marcus Scene: 9.5 Shot type/Camera Angle : OTS shot to the best man Scene:10 Character name: Zach Shot type/Camera Angle: Mid to Close up
  4. 4. Voiceover/Non-Diegetic Music: ”..We still are made of greed” Action: Watching the Bride and Groom with Envy and resentment, eyes roving up and down. Jaw clenched. Looking very uncomfortable. *Close up of Bride and Groom briefly touching hands? Scene: 10.5 Shot type/Camera angle: Mid shot- looking down the church between the bride and grooms faces. # Faces blurred – either Eva and Marcus or the rest of the church, depending on what we are trying to portray. Scene: 11 Character name: Eva Shot type/Camera Angle: Cuts to a Close up of Bride watching the best man – another OTS? Voiceover/Non-Diegetic Music: This is my kingdom come Action: Shaking head ( in regret? In denial? In plea that he doesn’t say anything of their affair?) As watches the Best man near the Groom Scene: 11.5 Shot type/Camera Angle: Mid shot high angle looking down. Action: Best man looking away guiltily *2-in-shot of bride and Groom -Mouthing of the words “ I do” ? Scene:12 Character name: Zach Shot type/Camera Angle: Cuts to a mid shot of the ring being pulled out of a pocket Voiceover/Non-Diegetic Music: This is my kingdom come Action: Ring being pulled out Scene: 13 Character name: N/A Shot type/Camera Angle: Close up / Tracking shot of the ring moving from the hands of Zach to Marcus
  5. 5. Voiceover/Non-Diegetic Music: When you feel my heat Action: Ring being passed on reluctantly from Zack to Marcus Scene:14 Character name: Marcus Shot type/Camera Angle: Mid shot facing Marcus Voiceover/Non-Diegetic Music: Look into my eyes Action: Marcus looking down in concentration and then staring ( at Eva - viewers cannot fully see) at his New wife as he place the ring on her finger. Scene:15 Character name: Marcus and Eva Shot type/Camera Angle: Low angle close up Voiceover/Non-Diegetic Music: It's where my demons hide Action: ring slipping on and hands joined Scene: 16 Character name: Eva and Marcus Shot type/Camera Angle: Cuts to a High angle Mid shot Voiceover/Non-Diegetic Music: It's where my demons hide Action: Couple leans in for kiss (FADES OUT) Scene : 17 Character name: N/A Shot type/Camera Angle: Wide shot or Pan? Establishes the change of setting Voiceover/Non-Diegetic Music: Don't get too close Action: Everyone at Reception, laughing & drinking. *Break the frame, by having guests walking around in front of camera (very short) to show the upcoming break in marriage. Scene : 18 Character name: Zach Shot type/Camera Angle: Pan and mid shot to close? Voiceover/Non-Diegetic Music: It's dark inside Action: The camera stops on Zach (to his face) who pulls out his phone and checks his messages, his brow furrows and his face registers shock, betrayal and then anger.
  6. 6. # To match the lyrics, a dark tinge to the surrounding after this scene # Editing; Text message in air (Like Sherlock)or an OTS shot of phone Scene : 19 Character name: Zach & others Shot type/Camera Angle: From mid to wide, to take in the other characters around Zach Voiceover/Non-Diegetic Music: Change to BOOSH? Action: Zach pushes aggressively away from the table, knocking his chair over in the process, drawing gasps from his neighbors, he then sends a look of disgust towards the bride. Scene: 20 Character name: Zach Shot type/Camera Angle: Tracking his departure (facing from front or back?) Voiceover/Non-Diegetic Music: Booosh Action: Angry purposeful strides to the door Scene:21 Character name: Marcus Shot type/Camera Angle: high angle looking down Midshot Voiceover/Non-Diegetic Music: BOOSH Action: Confused Groom pushes out to follow but catches a view of the phone and picks it up. In the corner of frame a panicked bride? *POV (Marcus) shot of the door and phone, moving to focus on phone- reflecting his gaze. Scene:22 Character name: Eva Shot type/Camera Angle: Side Close up Voiceover/Non-Diegetic Music: BOOOSH Action: Panic on face as she views the phone in her hubbys hands *ECU of nails digging in to the table Scene 23: Quick Close up cut to Marcus’ face (ANGRY) to Brides face (GULITY) and to other confused faces of guests. Scene 24: Cutaway to dying petal on ground of church aisle? FINI

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