Tuesday, 14 October 2014

Story Plan (Pre-Feedback)

This story plan was developed before today's feedback (14/10/14), future iterations wont much differ in terms of basic setting, however some of the actual events will change slightly. The basic character preparing food for date > chain reaction = mess > to meal with date, wont change.

Setting the Scene.

2 Characters

The Chef

  • Male
  • Tall
  • Clumsy
  • Funny
  • Gangly
  • Worried
  • Silly
  • Heavy Handed


The Love Interest

  • Female/Male (interesting twist)?
  • Shy
  • Sweet
  • Cute
  • Sincere
  • Nervous
  • Unsure
  • Hesitant

The Kitchen

  • Small (located in a 1 bedroom flat)
  • Cluttered
  • TV in corner (or book on Table)
  • Not many plates
  • Cramped
  • Low shelves

Act 1.

Scene 1 - Beginning of the end

  1. Begin inside Fridge.
  2. walks to counter with ingredients (dropping some), switch to fixed counter view (TV in background)
  3. looking at the TV "and there you have it!" (cooking episode finishes)
  4. Have establishing shot of kitchen and we see him knock something off the counter... it rolls towards the counter
  5. walks across kitchen to get more stuff (pots, pans etc.) 
  6. puts in ingredients, starts cooking.

Scene 2 - The Ticking clock

  1. pan / zoom from establishing shot to the clock above the archway to the living room. fade to later time e.g. 5:00 to 5:30.
  2. Camera pans back down to character, kitchen more messy - 10 mins later, food cooking.
  3. Bends over to pan to sniff, gas burner sets alight tie - he doesn't notice it straight away.
  4. Feeling the heat, he jolts up, hitting head on shelf, knocking stuff off - some into pan e.g. spices etc. Slaps out fire. Dizzy he whacks into fridge knocking bowl of fruit off top.

Act 2.

Scene 1 - The Chain Reaction

  1. Some objects on shelf fall in pot, e.g. spices, burns hand. Tries to rectify situation - tries to get the stuff out of pot. Trips on something on floor. 
  2. In progress...

Scene 2- The Recovery

  1. In progress...

Act 3.

Scene 1 - The Doorbell

  1. In progress...

Scene 2 - Finish

  1. Guy at meal with date in Living Room. He is forced to serve whatever ended up being cooked. He's nervous, so feeling sorry for him she hesitantly takes a bite and ends up loving the meal.

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