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Open Mic The Movie

Open Mic The Movie

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Open Mic The Movie is a traveling documentary celebrating the grass-roots of the Open Mic scene through out the west coast. Giving new life to an old life form by traveling through the west coast, spontaneously going to open mics. The goal is celebrate artists, musicians and incorporate the two into new environments.
Feel free to learn more about this very unique, music documentary/and or tv show.
WGA= WG1078308 (http://www.youtube.com/symbolicy)

Open Mic The Movie is a traveling documentary celebrating the grass-roots of the Open Mic scene through out the west coast. Giving new life to an old life form by traveling through the west coast, spontaneously going to open mics. The goal is celebrate artists, musicians and incorporate the two into new environments.
Feel free to learn more about this very unique, music documentary/and or tv show.

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OPEN MIC THE MOVIE (A TREATMENT) By Brandon Green

the Concept How Open Mic will be Accomplished Why Open Mic will Work Open Mic Extras .Table of Contents Open Mic .the Origin. Open Mic .

People with nothing but an acoustic guitar and a voice coming together and sharing their stories. Some crazy. . It can make you laugh and make you cry. It can inspire you. performing in front of one another. We plan on showing it off. From studios to the shower. From Concert Halls to the streets. for one another. All loaded with a story. We're going straight to the infancy of live performance and taking it to a new level. some completely sane. we're providing the mic Music is everywhere. We are going to give Open Mic a new look and feel. Somewhere it has never been before but has always needed to go. After attending several Open Mics within the Seattle area we discovered this beauty at it's most pure form. The artists that were willing to share a piece of themselves.Open Mic . Musicians and poets. It is the voice of the soul and the power of the heart. And what we found to be most intriguing of all was the stories behind the songs. It speaks all language and knows all culture. This is what we want to document. music will never leave your side. It can make you remember and help you forget.The Origin Every road has a song. from all walks off life and from all musical abilities. We will capture the artist's stories and incorporate them with our unique journey. The Open Mic has got a new identity.

Such as parks. We will be filming acts live at Open Mics. forests. We will create certain scenarios for these artist to show off their spontaneity and to test their artistic limits. Idaho. We have several different characters to pull from as a means to tell a story. We want to understand where this passion comes from. on the streets.The Concept We will be embarking on a journey full of adventure and discovery.Open Mic . the ocean. Through our travels we will meet. What drives someone to get in front of strangers and reveal a personal side of themselves through their music. i. To commence our journey. . but not limit ourselves. Not only do we want to show the Open Mic Journey but we want to document our journey as well. Oregon. and musicians who once started on the Open Mic stage. Within these states we will be traveling to less populated towns to discover talent as well.e. We will not only see them perform and listen to their songs but we will hear their story and get a glimpse of what is going on in the inside. California. Several more will be created throughout the journey as we plan on using these bits to tell 25 to 50 percent of the story. etc. There will also be scripted bits played by us. Their music and story will provide the inspiration and the backdrop for this artistic film. wherever music is being played and art is being created. and the streets. beaches. We will speak with club owners. interview and come to know the musicians and artists who frequent Open Mics. Nevada. Arizona. and in staged settings. underground disk jockeys. From big cities to small towns. From beginning to end everything will be documented. allow comical moments and to provide spiritual integrity. We want to hear stories of music bringing people together. Washington. we will take on. Through these bits we will also be able to manipulate the past and provide extra insight into a particular story. Several of these bits have already been written and acted out. It is also a resource to practice music in a non-judgmental environment. and the power it has within their lives. Open Mic is the initial forum these entertainers experience of a live audience. deserts. We want to celebrate this form of entertainment and promote the awareness of the market potential. Street artists and fans will also be a focus within this project. It will be an exploration of the underground talent of Open Mic and the musicians that accompany them. to the Pacific Standard Time zone. We will also be interviewing people within the music industry. To discover why music is so powerful and how it shapes peoples lives. We may only know them for a few minutes but we will take them with us forever. we will be there to capture the essence with camera in hand.

How Will Open Mic Be Accomplished .

but not limit ourselves. We will attain a crew of at least four others to help document our journey. We will help expose lesser known talent to a much wider fan base that was otherwise unavailable to them.We will be traveling in a van. The crew will consist of members with expertise in filming. With them we will be able to have our vision become reality. in turn. increasing their exposure. There is always a drive for people to be involved with something new and something creative. excited to participate. allowing for an increase in business potential. People are. Plus. to travel and film the Open Mic performers. lighting. and will be. we will not ignore any place where art is being created. people love being on camera. We will take one to two months. Word of mouth. The establishments that hold Open Mics will be provided with a unique opportunity to reveal their location. sound engineer and production. throughout the west coast. painted by a local artist. Summer would be the most preferable time to begin our journey into this unique atmosphere but we will also accommodate to available interview dates and times. starting in Seattle and working our way down to San Diego. Why Open Mic Will Work . local papers and the internet will play a big part in helping us find our destinations. From big cities to small towns.

Just like your favorite song. . a new lover. This is a new way for music to be discovered and to be loved. Open Mic will be home and it will be a distant land.Open Mic will work because it is original. . People love music and they want it anyway they can get it. It will make your heart sink and your spirit soar. a new teacher. It will be mystifying and it will be obvious. Open Mic Extras . fun and sad. We will be taking the best of the best from our journey and putting it on display for all to see. Even the greatest musicians have a tough time doing that. it will be creative. It will tug at the heart and be music to the ears. It will be real. And not only will the audience be getting new music they will be getting new personalities and new stories that go along with it. You will not only get a new song but a new friend. quite literally. it will make you think. Open Mic will be happy and cold.

. . With all these extra features. Marketing will play a huge role with this production. .Open Mic will have an endless supply of life once the film is complete. The story will constantly be evolving and changing with the years. extra interviews. CD's. etc. . We have compiled a short list of ideas that we feel can spawn from Open Mic the Movie. Web sites. T-Shirts. and many more not listed. . DVD Specials. Open Mic will have a shelf life of several years. capturing the hearts and minds of all who experience Open Mic the Movie. Tours. documentary of our journey. deleted scenes. short films.

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