I. Brainstorm IDEA, Write TREATMENT (1-2 PAGES), Design PITCH (5 MIN MAX). FOCUS on incorporating TWO GENRES conventions, characteristics, settings, props, etc.
a. TREATMENT must be in TEXT format to include:
Setting – Locations, Rough Shot List/Sounds
Characters – Description, archetypes fitting within two genres
Storyline – Big Idea, Beginning, middle and end.
Themes/Motifs – Focus on two genres and blending each creatively
Filmmaking Techniques – Audio, Visual, Editing
Costume/Props/Mise-En Scene – Detailed as possible
b. PITCH is ORAL, not redundant to treatment, include:
Methodology – Workflow, Production Schedule, Locations
Filmmaker Roles/Responsibilities – Ideas specific to role
TREATMENT & PITCH DUE FRI, MAR 15 (E, H) MON, MAR 18th (A) on Google Site ‘Genre Film Pre-Production’
II. COMPLETE SCRIPT, STORYBOARD & SHOT/SOUND-LIST, PRODUCTION SCHEDULE, LOCATIONS
DUE WED, MAR 27TH(A,E,H) add ‘Genre Film Pre-Production’
III. 4-9 Minutes, Rough Cut Assembly of Storyline – Begin, Middle, End Scenes. LIVE & FOLEY SOUNDS included.
ROUGH CUT DUE: THUR, APR 11 (A) FRI, APR 12 (E,H)
IV. 4-7 MINS Final Cut creatively juxtapose styles of TWO GENRES.
FINAL FILM DUE: STARTING WEEK OF APRIL 22nd – OR –
if applying to Film Festival Deadlines = FRI, APRIL 18th