THE PITCH BY JASMINE BELL

TREATS TO STREETS

CHARACTERS:

- main character (busy, hard working and needs to relax)

- main character's best friend (helpful and aware)

- bar tender/ bottle shop worker (friendly and colourful)

- job interviewer (average job interviewer)

- extras (to simply throw money to the homeless and to dance at the club)

SYNOPSIS:

Main character ^

Busy, stressed, multi-tasking

The main character's best friend started noticing the build up of stress and that she's not getting enough time to relax and spend some time for herself

Best friend has some great advice to give

main character takes in her best friend's advice and goes to the club for a fun time and treats herself to some drinks

the main character thoroughly enjoys this experience and decides to go back to the club more often and drink more

this is shown in a time lapse

the main character does it so often that she doesn't even bother going to work anymore

and becomes addicted to drinking

from drinking so much and not going to work, she loses her job and blows all her money on drinks and clubbing

she then can't afford her rent for her house and ends up on the streets

over time, people drop coins for her

then one day her best friend finds her on the streets and is very disappointed and wants to help get her life back on track

her friend goes out and looks for job opportunities

then the main character gathers together all her money from strangers donating it

spends it on a nice dress and goes to the job interview her friend found for her (showing that she's getting her life back on track)

INFLUENCES

- tv shows that focus on problems like alcohol addiction and drug addiction

- e.g. skins, shameless, orange is the new black

PLANNING

COSTUMES

MAIN CHARACTER

makeup for this costume would involve dark under eyes and messy hair

BEST FRIEND

BAR TENDER

JOB INTERVIEWER

LIGHTING

- dark with coloured lights everywhere for the club/bar scene

- bright lit up office workspace for the beginning scene and interview scene

- dark shaded area for homeless scenes

FILMING TECHNIQUES

- time lapse to show progression of drinking addiction

- birds eye view shot to show work load on her working desk at the beginning

- worms eye view shot for when she's "drinking"

- over the shoulder/ point of view shot can be used when she is shopping for a new dress at the end

PROPS

- empty alcohol bottles

donate money sign (for homeless scenes)

coins

papers (to create busy atmosphere on work desk)

POSSIBLE FILMING LOCATIONS AROUND SCHOOL

beginning work scenes and the end interview scenes --> a teachers office

clubbing/bar scenes --> the drama room (to create a dark atmosphere)

homeless scenes --> the bike shed or the back of the pool area

shopping for new dress scenes --> the costume cupboard

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