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Title: I am a superhero
Medium: “Motion ” + Effect /DVD
Designing simple effects using motion picture (i.e. video)
Theme: Movie with an effect (at least one superpower effect: for example, time freeze, or time reverse).
Objective of the exercise:
•Moving from a static movement video to a full motion picture.
•Making effects in a video
Here’s some power effects found on Youtube… haha, that guy is quite quite actually~
Super blue flames power
Walking through the door
Head exploding… abit gross
My favourite power witches
SCRIPT FOR NUS MTV VIDEO (1)
INT. PRINCE GEORGE’S PARK RESIDENCE – DAY
A beautiful morning when the leaves are wet with dew. Birds are singing. Music on
The girl and the boy wake up and come out of the room. Meet 2 friends at the children playground and pick up balloons from them. One balloon for each
EXT. PRINCE GEORGE’S PARK RESIDENCE – DAY
The boy and the girl split at the main entrance. Each runs in opposite direction
Transition: NUS Map showing 2 dots moving in opposite direction. Boy’s dot: Blue. Girl’s dot: Orange
INT. MOCHTAR RIADY BUILDING – DAY
Girl is in 2nd floor of Mochtar Riady building. Pick up balloon flying up from a friend at 1st floor.
Take picture with a friend in Business attire outside the building
Transition: NUS map showing 2 dots moving. The boy’s dot (blue) is in School of Dentistry (The text above the blue dot reads “School of Dentistry”). Zoom in the blue dot.
EXT. SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY- DAY
Boy comes into School of Dentistry; meets a friend in dentist attire holding a document in his hand; at a board of “Donors of Faculty of Dentistry”. Boy picks up a blue balloon from friend and takes a photo.
Transition: NUS Map showing 2 dots moving in opposite direction. The girl’s dot (orange) is in School of Computing (The text above the orange dot reads “School of Computing”). Zoom in the orange dot.
INT. SCHOOL OF COMPUTING – DAY
Girl goes into a computer lab room where many SOC students are mugging. Girl sees a friend coding with an orange balloon hangs on his laptop. The friend wears thick SOC windbreaker and jeans. Girl comes to say Hi and they take picture at the wall with the SOC logo that reads “School of Computing”
INT. SCHOOL OF SCIENCE- DAY
Boy goes into a laboratory room where many Science students are doing the experiment. Boy sees a friend making a blue balloon come out of his glass container. Boy comes to say Hi, picks up the balloon and they take a picture together.
Transition: Zoom into the blue balloon. The blue color fades into the orange color
EXT. FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES – DAY
Zoom out of the orange balloon to see Girl running in the walkway outside FASS. Girl passes the walkway between FASS and Central Library, stops to look at the FASS logo on the floor.
INT. CENTRAL LIBRARY – DAY
Girl runs into Central Library, walks around the bookshelves at Level 3, sees a notebook lying on the floor with an orange balloon tied to it. Girl picks up the notebook and reads “See you there!!!”
Girl takes a picture with a friend taking a nap in an armchair
Transition: Zoom into the red chair, fade into the NUS map showing 2 dots moving. The boy’s dot (blue) is in University Hall (The text above the blue dot reads “University”). Zoom in the blue dot.
EXT. UNIVERSITY HALL- DAY
Boy is running down the Spiral staircase in University Hall. He passes by a beautiful garden outside University Hall. Boy runs out of University Hall.
EXT. NUS FIELD & SRC- DAY
Boy passes the NUS field. Boy runs into the SRC swimming pool, meets a friend taking a sunbath. Boy picks up another blue balloon from friend. They take a photo together.
EXT. SCHOOL OF DESIGN & ENVIRONMENT – DAY
Girl runs out of SDE. While running in the walkway between SDE and Engineering, girl finds an Engineering friend hiding behind a big tree, wearing a yellow helmet and holding an orange balloon. Girl comes to say Hi, pick up the balloon and they run around the trees on the hill.
EXT. FACULTY OF ENGINEERING – DAY
They pass the big staircase outside the Engineering Faculty. They take picture at the main entrance of Engineering Faculty
Transition: Zoom into the yellow helmet. Fade into the Yong Siew Toh school
EXT. YONG SIEW TOH CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC- DAY
Boy runs around the Yong Siew Toh building, meets a friend playing guitar with a balloon tied to his guitar. Boy comes nearer to pick up the blue balloon. Boy stops for a while to sing a song with the friend and take a photo together
Transition: Zoom into the guitar. Fade into the NUS map showing 2 dots at the same place, which reads “University Cultural Centre”
EXT. UNIVERSITY CULTURAL CENTRE- DAY
Boy, Girl and friends come out of the UCC building. They are dancing outside the UCC building. Boy comes to give Girl a hug. When they stand next to each other, the pictures on their T-shirt make a heart shape.
Final scene: they let go of 10 balloons into the sky. Camera follows the balloon soaring. The balloons fade into the NUS logo and the slogan (“NUS, where many hearts come to”/ or whatever)