UNIT 3 STORY TELLING OGR

BY LEKTI ROSE JACOBS Property of Lekti Rose Jacobs

Premise: The Chef, The Food, The Rabbit
Logline: Who is the Lead? The lead is a Chef called Jack, who’s success as a chef comes from growing his own produce, on his desert farm. What is the Problem? A group of Rabbits move in to his farm and start to eat all of his produce, which forces Jack to close his restaurant.

How does he resolve this? After trying numerous traps and other contraptions, he catches some of them, but the amount of rabbits over whelms him. In the closing scenes He sees a rabbit trying to eat some cactus and completely failing. Therefore, He decides to convert his farm into a cactus farm, and starts to sell cactus and rabbit baked goods.

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Scene 1: Scene starts with a view of Jack sitting outside of his restaurant, with a big closed sign nailed over his shops billboard. Jack looks depressed. Scene 2: Shows that jack is holding a photo, the camera pans in to show the photo, and it shows a image of jack standing with a field of veg behind him. He has a happy look a upon his face. Scene 3: the Camera fades briefly to revile a present day farm field, only it has not veg, and is bone dry. Scene 4: The camera zooms in on a small object out in the field and this introduces the rabbit character. Scene 5: Shows the rabbits eating what little is left growing in jacks field, with jack standing at the gate looking at the rabbits. Scene 5: Featuring jack laying box traps using carrots as bate. Scene 6: Shows the rabbits running into the box trap and taking the carrots from the traps inner workings without setting it off until it has ran out again. Scene 7: shows jack kicking a box trap, and then walking off. Scene 8: this shows Jack laying a mixture of bear traps and small cages.

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Scene 9: the rabbits are once again running past/into/in and out of the traps and taking the food without setting them off. Scene 10: Jack Kicking a trap, which causes his foot to get entangled, this leads to him falling over. Scene 11: shows Jack Laying on the floor, looking out towards the sunset. He sees the outline of something that catches his eye off towards the sunset. Scene 12: Shows what he is looking at, It’s a rabbit trying the nibble at a cactus but it gets poked and runs away. Scene 13: shows Jacks face again, but this time he has a grin on his face as he starts to pick him self up off of the floor. Scene 14: Features a fade in reviling a happy Jack Standing outside of his restaurant, his store is now open again and has a new billboard reading ‘Jack’s Rabbit & Cacti Pie’. This suggests that He planted Cactus, so the rabbits couldn’t eat them, and then he started to catchy more of them and has used the two to make his restaurant work again.

Character Biographies

Jack: A Chef in his Mid-40’s, he was a very successful Chef, whose successes comes from his organic home-grown veg. He is currently a very depressed and angry man, but often has moments where he gives up and lets out a sigh.

Rabbits: Long eared with big feet and long legs, this gives them the ability to run fast and hear almost everything.

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Setting - restaurant - AFTERNOON Opening scene has the camera moving down towards the chefs work place, a depressed Jack is sitting on the stairs looking a picture from times gone by. The camera moves in to get a look at the picture which reviles it to be one of jacks field fully grown and full of veg.

Character: Jack Jack lets off a *sigh*

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Setting - FARMYARD - AFTERNOON The Camera fades briefly, keeping its position from the previous shot, but now it is present day and the fields are all-empty or have very little growth in them. Setting - field - AFTERNOON Camera does a quick zoom in on an object out in one of the fields, this is the introduction of the rabbits. This Rabbit is shown eating a carrot out in the field. Setting - field fence - AFTERNOON Jack looks over into he field at the rabbits eating his produce, the camera zooms in for a closer look at his face, which shows him to have a look of anger and depression.

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Setting - FIELD - AFTERNOON Has Jack laying down classic box traps, in an attempt to catch the rabbits and remove them from his farm. He uses carrots as bait inside the traps. Setting - FIELD - LATER In this scene the rabbits are running into the traps and taking the carrot without setting the trap off untill after they have ran out from underneath it. as jack watch's angrily from the fields fence. Setting - Field - AFTERNOON Jack returns the next day with a mixture of cage traps and bear traps, this scene shows him laying them around teh field and once again using carrots as bait. Setting - FIELD - LATER The rabbits are once again taking carrots from the traps without setting them off, only this time jack can be seen watching from the fence. Setting - FIELD - MOMENTS LATER Jack walks on the field and attempts to kick a cage trap in frustration, his foot gets caught and he falls to the floor.

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Setting - FIELD - CONTINUOUS Jack lays on the floor depressed about to accept defeat when he happens to see something interesting off outside of the field. Its a rabbit! He watches as the rabbit attempts to eat a cactus, but it gets poked by a spine and runs a way as fast as it can.

The next scene shows Jacks face with a small grin on his face as he starts to get up from the floor.
Setting - restaurant - DAY Jack is standing outside his restaurant in a chefs hate, underneath his new billboard that features a picture of jack holding a rabbit, with a field of cacti behind him, it reads 'Jacks Famous Rabbit and Cacti Pie'. The ending scene shows jack walking into his restaurant, as the door shuts a sign can be seen on the door saying 'open'.

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