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Producing and Directing the Short Film and Video, 3rd Edition by Peter W. Rea, David K. Irving

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appendix C

Case Study Scripts

Included in this appendix are a synopsis and a screenplay or transcript for each of the four productions used as case studies in this book.

THE LUNCH DATE

Written and directed by Adam Davidson, 12 minutes, black-and-white film (1991).

Pitch

A well-to-do woman’s unusual encounter with a homeless man while waiting at a train station to return to the suburbs.

Synopsis

A well-attired and seemingly elegant older woman arrives at Grand Central Station after shopping in New York City. While she is waiting to return to her home in the suburbs, her purse is knocked out of her arms, spilling her possessions all over the floor. She quickly picks up her personal effects and runs to her track, only to just miss the train. She ...

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