Film editing/Penny and Eggbert

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An example for the course on Narrative Film Editing
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The Script for Penny and Eggbert

Take a quick look at the script for "The story of Penny and Eggbert".
Just a few quacks and a few peeps. That's all!
Then turn the page and look at the many possible camera angles for filming this epic scene.




The story of Penny and Eggbert
Intro: Penny & Egg Introduction Eggbert CU.png
Page #1: The story and script Oxygen480-categories-applications-office.svg
Page #2: The camera setups Crystal Clear app camera.png
Pop Quiz: Penny & Egg Pop Quiz #1 Nuvola apps kalarm.png
Page #3: The dailies Mplayer.svg
Page #4: The rough edit Edit-cut.svg
Page #5: "L-Cuts" Applications-accessories.svg
Page #6: Creating "L-Cuts #1" Applications-accessories.svg
Page #7: Creating "L-Cuts" #2 Applications-accessories.svg
Pop Quiz: Penny & Egg Pop Quiz #2 Nuvola apps kalarm.png
Page #8: Planning the film score Crystal Clear app knotify.png
Page #9: How to insert narrative music Musica clasicismo.png
Homework #1: Create the film score Crystal Clear app knotify.png
Homework #2: Editing the scene Edit-cut.svg


Note: Penny and Eggbert are 3D Poser models created by 3D Universe. These characters were posed and rendered with the free DAZ Studio.
Short and simple
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Here is the story

This is a very simple story. That is why it is a good example for an editing lesson.


*Note: The story of Penny and Eggbert is based on a true story.

A story of epic proportions
Eggbert

The Story of Penny and Eggbert

Once upon a time, there was a penguin named Penny and a duck named Eggbert. (They come from a strange land called "3D Universe" in Africa. Strange, isn't it!)
One day, Eggert said to Penny, "Quack, quack, quack, quack, quack."
Penny replied, "Peep, peep, peep, peep, peep, peep, peep!"
This made Eggbert very excited and he said, "Quack, quack, quack, quack, quack."
And that is the end of our story.
Note.svg The Formatted Script Edit-find-replace.svg
Formatting the script
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The formatted script

Just like a real motion picture, I turned the story into a script.

Refresh your memory by reviewing the lesson for formatting a movie script.


The finished script
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1. EXT. - 3D UNIVERSE IN AFRICA - DAY

Eggbert and Penny have a conversation.
EGGBERT
Quack, quack, quack, quack, quack.
PENNY
Peep, peep, peep, peep, peep, peep, peep!
EGGBERT
Quack, quack, quack, quack, quack.
FADE TO BLACK.
The end
Look at the possible camera setups
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The next page

First, you should take a look at the possible camera setups. Even though this is a very simple script, we must film it from many different angles. Click here to go to the next page.

If you have any questions

Your instructor for filmmaking classes is Robert Elliott.
If you have any question, click here to email me. Crystal Clear app xfmail.png