This is my core team as it currently stands:
Script Writer/ Script Editor: Omari/ Perry Hall
Director/ Producer: Omari
Editor: Amber Hyde
Editor: Amber Hyde
Sound FX: Jamie Romp
Composer: Ryan Jones
Production Designer: Phoebe Herring
Art Director: Sasha Lawrence
Visual Development Artists: Heidi Orford, Annabelle Gillot?
Graphic Designer: Tom Hughes
Storyboard/ Layout Artists:
Lead Animators: Hedi Orford, Stu Whitten
Technical Directors: Teddy Whitehead, Josh Bainbridge, Connor
Nuke Compositors: Sebastian Braende, Amber Hyde, Teddy Whitehead
Marketing/ Advertising: Harriet McAhon
I spend most of this weekend working on the pitch document just trying to work out what need to be in it, how to sell with with the way I write it as well as design and layout. I was going to post some images of it so far but its not even that ready yet. I also found some very interesting links on pitching and pitch bibles that were useful and insightful:
Creating Animated TV Shows For Disney & Cartoon Network
Aims for this week:
Little Loud Pitch Document
Find Character Designer, Layout/ Storyboard artists, Prop designer
Mocap tests (Lauren's Project)
Little Loud Script Version 4:
|Thumbnails and color code on script. I will scan them in tomorrow so you can see what going through my head.|
The Animated Series
Scripts Version 4 (Fri 27th Oct 2012)
EXT. LITTLE'S HOUSE - NIGHT.
FADE IN FROM TITLE SEQUENCE
Grey skies over Little's and neighbouring houses falling off into distance. A thunderstorm can be heard far off with. Large front and back garden with driveway occupied by one car. Single vehicle car drives past illuminating surrounding for moment before driving past. Light can be seen from the attic bedroom at the top window of the house.
"One... two... three...
SFX: Thunder, lightning, car engine, rain drops.
INT. LITTLE'S BEDROOM - NIGHT.
Little standing with back to wall, facing camera, covering eyes as she counts. Her shadow cast tall again the wall behind her.
"...four... five... six..."
Loud, her shadow, seems to come alive on the wall behing her parting from Little. He slowly grows larger, stretching, free from his confines.
Loud looks at little to ensure she is not peeking before running off screen.
He leaves bedroom taking one last look over his shoulder.
Little peeping through her fingers, then covering her face again smiling as she sees Loud leave room. She has a smirk on her face.
"...seven... eight... nine..."
INT. PARENTS BEDROOM/ HALLWAY. -NIGHT.
Parents empty bedroom. We see Loud run past cast on wall. Family picture frames on wall.
INT. LIVING ROOM/ STAIRS. - NIGHT.
Large living room. Muffled sound of Little counting from another upstairs.
Loud sneaks into view, a silhouette again the wall, looking around for a hiding place in living room.
Loud continues to sneak past kitchen. come back peeping into the kitchen. Close on Loud in awe.
On table piled high with party snacks and decorations, at its centre a triple layered cake. Above is a "Happy Birthday Dad" banner and several balloons.
Tight on triple decker cake, cherry on top glistening in light.
Back to Loud, wide eyed, almost lifted off ground by the delicious smell.
INT. BACK TO LITTLE'S BEDROOM - NIGHT.
Close on Little with hands over eyes counting rapidly jumbling her words in anticipation before running off screen.
"Fifty-eight... fifty-nine... sixty! Ready or not here I come..!"
INT. BACK TO LIVING ROOM/ STAIRS - NIGHT.
On Loud, at bottom of stairs startled by Little's shouting. He wants food but knows it has to hide from Little. It does not know what to do with itself, visibly indecisive. Loud runs off just as Little enters.
(SFX: footsteps running downstairs.)
Little running down stairs looking around for Loud. She sees see note on wall next to her.
Close up of note:
"Gone out for more ballons, back in 10 mins. Don't touch the cake - Love Mum."
On Little creeping around house looking for Loud as she walks past a clock, we see time is 7:50pm.
Little looks in several places each time expecting to find Loud to no avail and is disappointed.
Unknown to Little, Loud is directly behind her as her shadow on wall revealed only during thunder/ lighting. When she turns suddenly he is gone.
INT. KITCHEN/ DINING ROOM. - NIGHT
Little jumps around corner into kitchen gleefully.
Litte looking off screen toward loud. Her face drops suddenly.
Loud shoving food from tabel into mouth. Loud is a out to eat cake before looking up at Little. He has been caught red handed. Loud smiles revealing his sharp teeth and big mouth full of food.
Little with mouth open in shock. Suddenly she is hit with a apple pie to the face that slides off slowly.
On Loud cast against wall laughing (we do not see Loud pick up apple pie). Before running off quickly.
Little chases Loud around dining table full of food knocking things over and back into main part of kitchen.
Little and Loud scramble around kitchen dragging and tripping each other both knocking things over hell bent on getting their first.
Little holds onto Loud's leg and is dragged around the kitchen over the counter hitting head of pots and pans.
Cake is thrown into air and layers come apart. Slow motion, layers coming apart in air. Little and Loud looking up in anticipation.
Little dives off counter and manages to catch the separate cake layers and even the cherry.
She puts it back on the table in a sigh of relief but when she looks Loud has disappeared.
INT. BACK TO LIVING ROOM. - NIGHT
Their battle moves to the living room where
Loud eventually breaks free of Little and
She sees a trail of destruction/ cookie crumbs and follows them through house.
On Kitchen with various parts of destroyed as Little walks past. A plate smashes and a cabinet door falls off.
Loud throwing cakes at Little that stick to walls as they miss her while she runs.
Little finds torch and waits for Loud to come after her.
Loud sees Little and races towards her. Little tries to get torch on and its does not work.
When he is about to pounce on her she shines torch
CUT TO WHITE:
INT. KITCHEN/ LIVING ROOM. - NIGHT
On destroyed kitchen. Intercut shots of; broken plates, glasses, food hanging out of open fridge, pots and pans on floor, flour, water everywhere, bins overturned, sink flooded, cabinet doors hanging off, microwave door smashed off, wonky celling fan turning slowly. Light from; window, open fridge, oven extractor fan, spotlights flickering.
(SFX: Subtle hum of oven extractor fan and fridge. Thunder.)
On destroyed living room. Intercut shots of; sofas overturned, broken TV and sparking, lamps smashed, shelves fallen, books on floor, coffee table broken, curtains torn, family photos on floor. Light from; window, lamps on floor, sparks.
(SFX: sparks, light flicker, thunder.)
On dad's birthday food. Table on floor with messy pile of food. "Happy Birthday Dad" banner half hanging on food stained wall.
On Little. Her clothes are torn, hair is messy and she is overwhelmed by the situation. Things can't get any worse.
Little looking down at smashed picture frame on floor. We see her reflection. She is distracted.
Little looks up at Loud cast on wall towering over her.
INT. BACK TO LIVING ROOM. - NIGHT
On Little. A light cast over her from outside the house she looks towards it as we hear the sound of an engine.
Both Little and Loud freeze in their tracks at the sound of the engine.
Little runs around, Loud sizes down and becomes Little's shadow again. Little look off screen as Loud peeps out from behind her.
Little pointing and gesturing at parts of room before they run off in different directions.
Little and Loud sweeping, putting back furniture, throwing books back onto shelf’s, adjusting picture frames.
EXT. DRIVEWAY. - NIGHT.
Car pulls up in driveway moving right towards camera. Head light glaring like eyes.
SFX: Revving of car engine. Wheels over driveway. Car engine turning off.
Low angle on car door opening. Mum's leg steps out wearing heels.
SFX: Car door opening. Heel stepping on driveway.
Slow motion. Yale keys being put into door lock.
SFX: Jangling of keys. Yale key inserting into lock.
Slow motion. Door handle turning.
SFX: Door handle turning.
INT. FRONT DOOR/ FOYER. - NIGHT
Little wiping dirt of her face and pulling of yellow rubber gloves.
Front door opens.
On Little looking up at mother with a big smile, sweet and innocent with the "HAPPY BIRTHDAY DAD" banner above her. Loud, quickly her becoming her shadow once again, quickly hiding behind her.
Mother ruffles Little's hair as she walks past. Little with back against the wall slides down the floor in a sigh of relief. Loud follows suit. They pulled it off.
Intercut shots of clean kitchen and living room gleaming in the light.
Suddenly all of the junk they tidied up falls out from cupboard into a massive pile.
Close on Little is distraught. Loud cast on wall behind her slapping his palm to its forehead.
INT. BACK TO LITTLE'S BEDROOM - NIGHT.
FADE IN FROM BLACK:
"...one... two... three..."
On Little, back to camera, facing wall. Loud on wall with hands over eyes counting in grunts and groans.
"...Four... five... six..."
Little looks at Loud to ensure she is not peeking before running off screen.
Slow truck in on Loud as he peeps through his fingers. Continued truck in until screen is black.