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 of Joietyping 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
Inspiration from filmsThis particular sceneinspired me because itshowed a sense offreedom and that she’sreleased from the pain.This could relate to ours because at the end if shedoes commit suicide it will be her way of endingthe pain.
Inspiration from filmsThis lighting of this scene inspiredme as it links in well with the sceneas it is romantic.Also, his characterrepresentation is that he lovesher very much and is a goodguy.
Inspiration from filmsThis is a daylight tragedywith a trainA lot of panningshots was usedUnstoppable
Inspiration from filmsBoys Don’t CryPlot is about atransgendered teenborn as a female Comfortable asa boy and lookslike one
Inspiration from filmsPreciousShe has flashback ofa better/differentlifeRed clothingrepresentinglove and passionHer clotheslookexpensiveand her hairis doneArtificiallighting
Inspiration from real filmsFilm: CreepIsolated train station, this would begood for out suicide sceneI like the use of the wide shot toestablish where exactly the scene isThe use of artificial lighting, sets a mysteriousmoodFilm: Slumdog millionaireThe use of the yellow tint,to make the scene feeluncomfortableI like his Fearful and afraid facial expression, I wantthe character in my opening sequence to have afeel of fearFilm: premonitionChange of colour for flashback, very bright,this would be good to use for the flashbacksin my opening sequence
Inspiration from real films• In Timein this movie it has suicideincluded and it can show uswhy people would commitsuicide and theconsequence of it. And howpeople have a limit to howlong they would live, therich live forever and thepoor die young
In TimeThe convention is, people always intend tocommit suicide from a bridge. And that’swhat this guy is doing by sitting on the edgeof the bridge. I can tell as it zooms into thetime he has left in life, as he gave all his timeaway, which shows that he wasn’t happyand wants to die.He is wearing a suit,which immediatelypresents that he is a richguy that can affordexpensive clothingIts in the morning orbecoming the afternoonas it isnt that bright.You can tell it’s apeaceful place as thereisnt anyone on thebridge and no cars goingup and down the road.This shot would be an establishingshot of showing that the guy justfell of the bridge and it makes itclear that it is a bridge by showingus the whole setting, and showsthe audience enough informationfor the audience to get it.
Chat Room• Chat RoomThis is aboutmainly killingthem selves and itall started online
Chat RoomThe convention ofcommitting suicide can bejumping of a building orself harm, self harmingisnt killing but can provethat, that the persondoesn’t like them selveswhich can lead to suicideThis is set in a bedroom andjumping from her window, andshe is video calling someone, wecan tell this is a video call asthere’s a computer screen andearphonesShe is wearing shorts anda jumper, and her gestureas if she is ready as herarms are side by side onher hips, and cannot seeher facial expression.This would be aclose up to seethe previousscars and selfharming again.This story isabout howpeoplecommittingsuicide
4 3 2 1• 4 3 2 1 Shows what the 4 girlswould do on the samepart of the days and howthey would meet up andhow the diamond bringsthem together at the endof the scene wen one offthe girls wanted to killher self by jumping of thebridge
4 3 2 1The convention of thispicture is that theresalways one person in thefriendship groups thatneeds their support morethan othersThis is set in London Westfieldshopping centre, and the secondpicture is at night just next to thebridge where they just stopped one ofthe girls by committing suicidebecause of family problemsShe has a Louis Vuitton bagwhich is obvious that shehas more money than therest of the friendshipgroup, and she is dressingvery smartly as she has asport looking blazer, fullmakeup and curled hairThis would be a long shotas it establishes therewhole body and can seethe background a bit,however its on focus pullsas it blurs out the peopleand objects behind themand the main 4 charactersare clearer
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+
Actress (Jodie)Before(normal)After (incharacter)Big, long,masculinechainEvery boy need abelt to hold upthere trouser,especially ‘Gucci’which isexpensive and thetrend.Polo shirts arecommon clothesboys wear so wedecided to use isas part of thecostume.Baggy trousersare clothes boysmost commonlywear.Grey airforces to gowith herboycostume.A Guccicap to tryhide heridentity.Leatherjacket toseem causal.
CharacterBefore(normal)After (dancingscene)Buffer jacketto hide hershape and bemoremasculineTo hide her hairand look thepartSilver chain tobe stylish andseen in musicvideos
Actress (Monae)Before(normal)After (incharacter)The pose toshow she isquietconfidentDressy andfeminineclothes withthe colourpink.Dangling chainand her nailsdone toexpress hergirly side.
Actress (Amy)Before(normal)After (incharacter)The pose toshow she isconfidentFlower hairaccessoryto lookmorefeminine.Casualclothing
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)Midi burgundyskirt (feminine)Casual black topComfortable black vansLong girly chain
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 blazer(feminine& girly)Tight fitted blue jeansCasual plain white topComfortableconverses
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
LocationsLocation name & whatforHow to get there Access to location Photos of locationFrom school getthe train toPaddington thenthe train toLangleyPublic station openfrom 6am – 9pmName 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 locationLangley station
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Music / soundchttp://www.freeplaymusic.com/search/keyword_search.php?sindex=11&kw=sadThis would be our fourthoption to use whenJodie would be on thetrain station
Music / soundhttp://www.freeplaymusic.com/search/keyword_search.php?sindex=21&kw=sadcThis would be our firstoption to use whenJodie is near the traintracks, and the train isabout to come
Music / soundchttp://www.freeplaymusic.com/search/keyword_search.php?sindex=21&kw=sadThis would be oursecond option to usewhen Jodie is near thetrain tracks, and thetrain is about to come
Music / soundchttp://www.freeplaymusic.com/search/keyword_search.php?sindex=21&kw=sadThis would be our thirdoption to use whenJodie is near the traintracks, and the train isabout to come
Date Time PeopleattendedAgenda(points todiscuss)Targets Duedate/deadlineNotes21/2/13 2pm-8pm Whole group Discuss thepreliminaryDid thestoryboard,script, shortlist25/2/1325/2/13 3.20pm Whole group Discussedideas for ouropeningsequenceHad to puttogether astrong idea1/3/1326/3/13 11am Monae,Jodie andPamDiscussedmore ideasand puttingit togetherHad aclearer idea.1/3/13 Monae andAmy furtherdiscussed.1/3/13 3.20-4.30pm Monae andMs ConnellDiscussedeveryone’sideas.Change ofidea.Change ofstoryline.Discussed witheveryone ingroupGroup meeting record
Date Time PeopleattendedAgenda Targets Duedate/deadlineNotes4/3/13 10.40am The group Cleared upthe idea ofthe openingsequenceHad the fullidea of theopeningsequence5/3/13 9.50am The group Discussedthe timeline(planning)Inputs onthe timelineand backupplan8/3/136/3/13 3.30pm Monae,Jodie, AmyDiscussedthestoryboard,scriptFinishedstoryboardand script8/3/13 Wentthrough thiswith PamGroup meeting record continued
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, costumes, 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, costumes, paperand pencil
Short Term planningDay & time Filming whatscene?TravelHow will you getthere?Equipment/costume/props checklist(what do you needto bring with you)Sunday 7th April -Filming the trainstation scene in themorning-The computerscene-The friends sceneas well- On the bus to kgstation then thetrain to Paddingtonthen another trainto LangleyCamera, tripod,iPads, computer,costumesThursday 11th April - Filming thedancing scene andbeard scene- On the 18 Camera, tripod,iPads, long mirror(in bedroom),computer,costumes
Pathe Distribution Company• Pathe is the name ofvarious French businesses founded and originally run bythe Pathé Brothersof France from 1896• Pathé became the worldslargest film equipment andproduction company, as wellas a major producerof phonograph records
Pathe Distribution Company• Pathe would be great for ouropening sequence, as it hasdistributed transgender inthe past, which is called‘breakfast on Pluto’• It would be good to have adistribution company thathas distributed transgenderfilms on our transgenderopening sequence.