WB-VP-01 SHOOTING SCRIPT
TRACK: ENTER THE DRAGON
SHOOT DATE: SEPTEMBER 2012
RUNNING LENGTH: 04:49
Dir/Editing/Art direction: Tim
DP/as. Dir/Editing: Simon
Camera Op: Rich
Old square Eye (OSE): Stafford
Removal Crew driver:
Removal Crew member 1 (RTM1) :
Removal Crew member 2 (RTM2) : James
Removal Crew member 3 (RTM3) : Tim
Hippy 1 (H1):
Hippy 2 (H2):
Hippy 3 (H3):
Dark humour, ambulance violent , gritty, messy, saturated, slow motion cuts. Pagan’ish, hint of horror, symbols something of a dark fairy tale feeling, mediaeval, old analog/new hybrid
00:00 – 00:34 dusk
Cuts between arriving RC and close up horizontal pans of OSE in nest.OSE curled up in nest asleep, starting to wake up , real eye opens at end of bar.External and internal shots of removal team driving to location in old land rover as if driving over a bumpy road-everyone shaking about a lot. Close up of cut out character hanging from rear view mirror. Loading of custom batteries into cheap as shit toy laser guns.
SCENE 2/SLAUGHTER OF THE HIPPIES
00:33 – 01:00
Dark (backing light from filtered spotlight – full moon)
Crew getting out of land rover, low shot holding weapons, advance on hippies kicks over hippy alter.RC1 attacks with axe, RC2 with machete, and RC3 with knife
-slaughter as camera follows vertical fire smoke and spirals reflection of fire on above leaf canopy. Returns to ground view, RC are dragging bodies to heap where they cover in petrol and set alight, throw instruments in fire. Reform and prepare to enter lair, camera pans along row, RC2 face covered in blood, RC3 hand shaking.
SCENE 3/ENTER LAIR
01:01 – 01:43
Close up RC3 singing first line of first verse (shot across three RC faces).
Crew enters lair. Close up of sneakers stepping over ditch, on wooden board with markings on it, RC spread out and start moving slowly up tree isle. Close up of VU metre needle, Cut back and forth with OSE moving thru trees, cloak moving around trees like a serpents tail etc. Wide angle view of RC moving up tree isle and OSE moving toward them. RC3 sees something on floor, follows with eye and camera pans up to OSE standing behind them, OSC reaches and taps on RC3 nose
SCENE 4/FIRST ATTACK
01:44 – 02:14
RC3 Breaks into dance, slow motion cuts.
Collapses after dance. RC3 tries to get up but collapses again and expires blood running from ears. RC1 and RC2 make eye contact and look back up toward direction of OSE nest.
SCENE 5/RECOVERY & PROGRESSION
02:15 – 03:06
RC1 and RC2 regroup and move up isle, in and out of trees on either side.
More first person dolly type shots or progression up isle. Side view of RC3 on ground singing first line of third verse. Cut to OSE sliding around shadowed trees; RC1 and RC2 start to look more nervous.
SCENE 6/SECOND ATTACK
03:06 – 04:00
OSE steps behind RC2 and grips both sides of his head. RC2 starts to shake convulsively and blue foam (toohpaste with colouring) starts running out of his mouth, he drops to floor. OSE does a series of jilted movements in time to the final build, cuts between physical effects of sound wave super power (bass waves) :cup falling off landrover bonnet etc, which ends in him raising his hand and pointing at RC1, RC1 shuts eyes, puts hands to ears and starts screaming pauses before chorus opens eyes and smiles, camera close up of fluorescent square contact lens.
Final chorus; all three RC corpses perform a sequenced dance that appears to be controlled by the movements of OSE’s robot like arm movements. All RC’s collapse at end of chorus.
04:01 – 04:47
Dolly type shot progression back down isle, cuts with OSE moving back up isle toward nest, cloak sliding in and around trees, settling back into nest. Closing shot, slow pan, daylight, fire smouldering, dog in distance feeding off corpse of one of the RC’s, pan ends on WB sign on the bottom shoe of foreground RC