Team Assignment 4: Final Production
Submit 2 production pitches:
Tuesday, Oct. 29 – 11:59:59 PM [Simple storyboard or outline, proposed technique]
4 min presentation, approx. 2 slides per pitch
Show iterations, soft opening in class: Nov. 6, 8, 13, and 15
Final presentations: Wednesday, Nov. 20 or Friday, Nov. 22
1. Produce a 3 – 4 minute piece that tells a complete story. Your team can apply to produce any type of medium discussed in class to tell
your story. Instructors will give the greenlight once your pitch is reviewed. Be sure to take your team’s collective skills into consideration.
2. You may use sound effects, VO, and/or music to help tell the story, but no acting dialogue is allowed.
3. The video must demonstrate visual story principles as covered in class (space, line, shape, movement, contrast, affinity, …) Grading will
depend on how well the visual components are integrated into the final product.
4. Locations must be set outside of the ETC and no ETC inside jokes. 5. You will be required to follow a production process:
Submit production pitches
Present your process
Show iterations, soft opening
Choose one of the plot ideas below to tell a visual story.
– Trickster: A trick is played on an unsuspecting person or persons.
– Rivalry: One person is jealous of another. Protagonist competing for same object or goal as another person.
– Love: Boy meets girl – boy loses girl – boy gets her back again. (roles can be reversed)
– Quest: Main character goes on a journey. S/he can be out to find something or someone either to get back home or to right
a wrong. Along the way problems crop up that must be overcome.
– Rescue: Someone’s in trouble and your hero has to save them.
– Contest: Two characters go head to head to win a prize, or to out-trick one another.
– Change: Main character overcomes a weakness or a challenge and winds up changing him/herself.
– Adultery: A deceived husband or wife / boyfriend or girlfriend.
– The Riddle: plot involves the Protagonist’s search for clues to find the hidden meaning of something in question that is
deliberately enigmatic or ambiguous.
Or submit another concept for instructors approval