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Chasing Gold: The Olympic

Dream
Storyboard
Sequence 1
• Opening sequence
– Dramatic entrance
– Possible dramatic/epic music
• Duration: 50 seconds-1 minute
Chasing Gold: The Olympic Dream
Sequence 2
• The Olympics
– Narration: history of swimming and Olympics
• Duration: 40 seconds-2 minutes
Sequence 3
• Interview with Nia # 1
• Duration: 5 minutes
– Interview question 1: Tell me a little bit about
yourself
– Interview question 2: What events do you
swim?
• Panoramic shot of a swimming pool, include Nia in
the shot
Sequence 4
• 5 AM Swim practice
• Duration: 4 minutes
– Narration: Nia and her swimming schedule
and requirements for her swimming group
“Senior A”
Sequence 5
• Interview with Nia # 2
• Duration: 4-6 minutes
– Interview question 3: What is your daily
schedule like?
– Interview question 4: How many swim teams
are you on?
– Interview question 5: Do you ever watch your
past meets?
Sequence 6
• Pictures from various meets
• Narration: Explanation of what Nia swims
– Interview question 6: What are your best
events?
• Duration: 2-4 minutes
Sequence 7
• School swim team meet
• Duration: 6 Minutes
– Interview question 6: Do you follow any strict diets or
regimens to prepare for big events?
– Interview questions 7: Do you have any personal
rituals you do before a meet?
– Interview questions 8: How do you get prepared for a
meet?
• Shot taken from balcony at the pool.
• Use effects
Sequence 8
• Interview with parents
– What kind of sacrifices have you made for
Nia? (If any)
– How do you feel about Nia chasing Olympic
gold?
– Do you think Nia is in over head, at fourteen
years old?
Sequence 9
• Slow view of bathing suits
and medals
– Interview question 9: How
many bathing suits do you
own?
• Narration: Bathing suits
and ’08 Olympic qualifying
times
• Duration: 10 minutes
Sequence 10
• Interview with Nia # 3
– Interview question 8: What made you decide
to swim for the Olympics?
– Interview question 9: What do your friends
think about your goals?
Sequence 11
• Narration: London 2012 and History of
Swimming in the Olympics
Fin.