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Music Video Shooting Script

Description of visuals Lyrics

01 Low-angle shot of apartment, actor *No music for this section*


comes in view, goes into kitchen
grabs a beer, sits on sofa, turns on TV
02 Music video to play on TV Instrumental intro for music video

03 Actor sat at desk doing work I got bills I gotta pay

04 Pile of files get higher then lower So I'm gon' work, work, work every day
then higher
05 Actor opens fridge and there’s I got mouths I gotta feed,
hardly any food in the fridge So I'm gon' make sure everybody eats
06 Written note saying ‘I got bills’, that I got bills!
he will screw up and throw away
07 Bills pilling up and up – pan to a All these bills pile up my desk
poster of mount Everest on his wall They looking like a mount (Everest!)
08 Children’s TV show All the little kids run around
I can hear their stomachs growl (grrr!)
09 He will be watching a werewolf film It's a full moon out
or maybe TV show on TV And my girl just keep on howlin' (ooh, ooh)
10 A fight happens between him and She said she gonna leave me
his girlfriend
11 She points out his last pay check If I don't come home with fifty thousand

12 Close-up shot of him saying ‘fifty (fifty thousand?)


thousand’
13 Montage of him shaking his God damn, God damn, God damn, God damn
head/looking depressed Oh man, oh man, oh man, oh man
God damn, oh man, God damn, oh man
14 Quick montage of bills, letters his *Instrumental*
face and it gets faster towards the
chorus
15 Shot of him holding cash I got bills I gotta pay

16 Shot of him looking to the left at pile So I'm gon' work


of files
17 Shot of him looking to the right at pile work
of bills
18 Shot of him looking to the left at pile work every day
of files
19 Actor opens fridge and there’s I got mouths I gotta feed
hardly any food in the fridge So I'm gon' make sure everybody eats
20 Written note saying ‘I got bills’, that I got bills
he will screw up and throw away
21 One shot of him going from his room, Woke up and I bumped my head
walking into the door, sped up to Stubbed my toe on the edge of the bed
Opened the fridge and the food all gone
him walking into the kitchen, then
follow him to the fridge
22 Owner holding lead Neighbour damn dog crapped on my lawn

23 Notice on car Hopped in the car and the car won't start

24 Thermometer going haywire It's too damn hot but I still gotta walk

25 Actor holds wallet and prays that Behind an old lady in the grocery line
card will work Praying that my card don't get declined
26 Montage of him shaking his God damn, God damn, God damn, God damn
head/looking depressed Oh man, oh man, oh man, oh man
*Instrumental*
God damn, oh man, God damn, oh man
27 Shot of him holding cash I got bills I gotta pay

28 Shot of him looking to the left at pile So I'm gon' work


of files
29 Shot of him looking to the right at pile work
of bills
30 Shot of him looking to the left at pile work every day
of files
31 Actor opens fridge and there’s I got mouths I gotta feed
hardly any food in the fridge So I'm gon' make sure everybody eats
32 Written note saying ‘I got bills’, that I got bills
he will screw up and throw away
33 Him dancing from many shots *Instrumental*
(maybe a montage) (Bringin' everybody trouble!)
*Instrumental*
34 Montage of him walking in different And my shoes, my shoes
shoes I said my shoes!
35 Montage of him on the floor with bills Ain't got no sole (Sole is stretched out)
falling on him
36 Actor sat at desk doing work I got bills I gotta pay

37 Pile of files get higher then lower So I'm gon' work, work, work every day
then higher
38 Actor opens fridge and there’s I got mouths I gotta feed,
hardly any food in the fridge So I'm gon' make sure everybody eats
39 Montage: I got bills I gotta pay
- Dancing So I'm gon' work, work, work every day
I got mouths I gotta feed
- Files and bills in fish-eye lens So I'm gon' make sure everybody eats
- Flashback to music video I got bills.
40 Montage: (Mama got bills! Yo' daddy got bills! Yo' sister
- Dancing got bills! Yo' auntie got bills!)
I got bills.
- Cuts to his ‘family’ (Yo' Uncle got bills! Everybody got bills!
- Random shots Everybody got bills!)

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