Thought I should post the current script that we're working to. Pre-production is almost complete and thats us almost halfway through Week 4 :O
- Script - DONE
- Character Design and Environments - DONE
- StoryBoard - DONE
- Animatic - almost done, few tweaks and sound to do.
- Layouts - half-way done.
So this week, we've had some Maya lessons which have been great but quite hard to take it all in at once. Our film is mainly 2D but we want to find out about using lighting and particle effects for the forest environments, in After Effects or Maya... Also have Toon Boom lessons next week which will be gooood!
Finishing off layouts, character sheets and starting on line tests. Production is just around the corner! Waahaay!!
ESTABLISHING SHOT, NEST, DAY.
Soft breathing, whimpers
T/OUT TO REVEAL
Mother in the distance by a bush. Quiet sound of rummaging and birdcalls.
C/U of Swift gathering food from a bush. A twig snaps.
X/C/U of Swift as twig snaps, she is alerted.
W/S of swift as she leaps off to the left of the screen. Makes a slight rustle as she exits.
Moments later, the Hunter darts past the same spot. He makes a louder rustle during his exit, more weight.
PANNING R TO L,
FOREST BLURS IN THE B/G
Swift sprinting, light sounds of her feet.
Cuts to C/U of the Hunter’s feet pounding on the ground. Sound of his feet bounding.
Heavy panting, grunting
L/S view from behind the Hunter’s ears, swift in view. Comes to a fork in the path, swift runs left. Hunter stops, fatigued.
The cry of the babies comes from the right.
Stops panting abruptly, grunts
He turns to face the top of the hill.
2SHOT FROM THE NEST POINT OF VIEW
Babies’ heads are obscuring the beast. They cower down, revealing the beast stalking towards them.
C/U of Hunter from behind as he is about to pounce, hears a twig snap behind him and turns his head round.
M/S Swift kicks him in lower end of his body with full force, knocking the Hunter off balance. Sound of the kick.
W/S of the Hunter’s skidding down the edge of the hill.
M/S VIEW FROM THE NEST
Swift in the background she turns to look at her babies, their tails wagging, eager to see their mother.