Days One and Two Rushes – Year 7 Scene 1

AUDIO FILES

BFI Final Film Movie Script – Film Club!

Scene: 1

Location: School Maths Corridor

Characters Involved in the Scene: The Bully, Character 1 and Character 2

Camera starts at the Double doors then turns to the stairs where Character 1 and two would be walking from. The Bully sees them and hides so they won’t see him and he listens to their conversation. The Bully Discovers wdwhere they hang out every day after school so after school He leaves early.

 

.Character 1: *Sighs*

Character 2: *Looks at Character 1* Whats wrong?

Character 1: …I gotta tell you something.

Character 2: Ok. What is it?

Character 1: Well…You know what? *Waves his hand to the side* I’ll tell you at the shelter straight after school.

Character 2: Ok Then!…Wait!

Character 1: Hmm?

Character 2: Erm… Could you remind me where the Base is again?

Character 1: *Sighs* How could you forget?

Character 2: Well we did only create it a couple of Weeks ago

Character 1:…Fine. You know near the BFI? At the roof?

Character 2: *Nods then remembers* Oh Yeah! So we go there?

Character 1: Yeah!

Camera Angle: As they walk off, The Camera looks at the Bully getting up then goes in a different direction.

Scene: 2

Location: The Stairs what lead to the roof, The roof

Characters Involved in the Scene: The Bully, Character 1 and Character 2

The Bully Discovers where they hang out every day after school so after school when he leaves earlier, he goes to the Shelter. When he enters the shelter, He finds that there are Interesting and fun things there. Then the two Friends come and see him and at first they don’t trust him but to their surprise, He Befriends them.

Camera Angle: Turns as the Bully slowly walks to the Staircase of their base.

Bully: *Stops to look up then continues walking. He walks up the staircase and to their Shelter.When He comes up, His eyes open up in shock of how beautiful the scenery is* Wow! This is amazing. Up here you get a great view of how not only the sky looks but the roof looks amazing too…This “Base” looks awesome! *As he walks around, he starts to admire the place. Just then, The two friends arrive*

Character 1: What game did you bring again?

Character 2: Monopoly!

Character 1: Cool. I love Monopoly.

Bully: Nice! Can I play too?

Character 1 & 2: *Stare in Shock*

Character 2: Uhh…I guess-

Character 1:How did you get here?!?!

Bully: I sorta overheard you guys talking…Can I play with you guys? Please?

Character 1 & 2: *Turn to each other then whisper to each other*

Character 1: Sure…But please don’t be rude to us or cuss us. Okay?

Bully: Ok.

Camera Angle: As they start to sit down to play monopoly, The Camera Turns to the sky and the scene is over

Scene: 3

Location: Outside the Train Station

Characters Involved in the scene: Bully, Character 1, Character 2, Bully’s Friend

Camera Angle: Camera starts Facing the sky then comes down to the actors. (Zooms in if Necessary or needed)

Bully: Those were really fun rounds.

Character 1: Your Only saying that because you won most of them.

Character 2: You can’t chat! At least you won some…

Bully and Character 1: *Laugh in Unison*

Character 2: Man You guys are just bangouts at it…Hey how long is it until our train comes?

Character 1: lemme check *Checks Phone* uhh in a couple minutes. We gotta run! See ya!

Character 2: Bye

Character 1 & 2: *Wave bye to bully*

Bully: *Waves back. As they leave, the Bully starts to go on his phone and sits down on the chair and a couple of seconds later, His Friend arrives*

Bully’s Friend: *Taps him on the shoulder* Yo.

Bully: Oh. Hey!

Bully’s Friend: How’s your new friends doing?

Bully: *looks at his phone* What are you talking’ ’bout?

Bully’s Friend: Cut the Crap! I saw you guys hanging’ out!

Bully: Uhh…What? *Looks at his friend*

Bully’s Friend: Don’t try and play dumb with me! I saw you with the two Nerds a couple of minutes ago!

Bully:… *Looks back at his phone*

Bully’s Friend: Heh. Just you wait ’till I tell everyone at school!

*Camera Angle :The Bully’s Friend laughs as he walks off and the camera slowly zooms in on the Bully while closing the scene*

 

 

Year 7 Final Film: Script and Outline

CHARACTER 1: Reuben
CHARACTER 2: Aaron
CHARACTER 3: Alberto

Scene One:

Location: South Bank with lots of people – Waterloo Bridge.

Character 1 is rushing around, on arrival in the sheltered location they zip their jacket and hood up. They are trying not to be seen.

CAMERA: Still, cutting between various shots of the character’s journey to the shelter. Different shot types as we go.

Scene Two:

Location: Shelter

Character 1 looks lonely in the shelter. On their own, possibly hiding their face. Looking cold.

CAMERA: Inside the shelter, looking out. Possibly a point of view shot.

Character 1 is shown typing into his phone.

CAMERA: Closer to the character, cutting between his face and the phone screen

I'm not coming in - meet you in the shelter

Scene 3:

Location: Classroom

Sound: Ringtone. Character 2 checks their phone – it’s the end of class and he leaves school to meet Character 1.

CAMERA: Wide shot of the whole classroom with the student receiving the text closer to the camera. Shots of students leaving the lesson and moving to their next lesson.

Scene 4:

CAMERA: Montage of shots of weather based around the Thames. Shots of people on the street to reflect their reaction to the weather conditions.

Scene 5:

Location: South Bank

Character 2 is shown looking around

CAMERA: First person single shot

Scene 6:

Location: Shelter

Character 1 is upset, he wanted to get away from the bullying. 

SCRIPT: 

C2: “What’s the problem?”
C1: [Shrugs, with his head in his hands.]
C2: “Come on bro, don’t be so sad.”
C1: [No reply]
C2: [Sits down quietly beside C1]
“Come on; I’m your best friend.”
C1: “Well…”
C2: “What is it?”
C1: “The Year 9s were bullying me.”
C2: [pats him on the shoulder]

CAMERA: When they first encounter each each other, filmed from inside the shelter – allowing a view of the weather, as well as the scene outside, possibly with Character 1 in silhouette.

During the conversation: starting with a two shot, filmed from the side. This is filmed from the outside. Additionally we could film some over-the-shoulder shots with a second camera.

Scene 7:

Location: Following Character 2’s path as he leaves the school.

Character 3: follows character two to the shelter, he lags behind, hidden from him. While the other two are in the shelter, he takes a photo of the two of them. He laughs.

CAMERA: 1st person view.

POSSIBLE ENDINGS

  1. Characters 1 and 2 look up and see their photo being taken
  2. A shot of the photo being photocopied in large quantities
  3. The photo being shared in a classroom on phones during reading time
  4. The jumper, tie or the paper gets stuck in the photocopier
    1. Characters 1 and 2 discover him and make a truce

 

Weather Montage Series

After examining a short film “Walden” (1969) by Jonas Mekas, the students headed out to capture the ‘effect’ of weather – and this time sound and editing were a significant part of the over-all process.

Alberto’s Weather Montage (Harley’s Version):

Reuben’s Weather Montage:

Jonaton’s Weather Montage:

Reuben’s Weather Montage (Version 2):

Thabit and Gabriel’s Working Rushes: