Aim: How do we create a story for an animation?

You are a screenplay writer. You are creating a short movie. You have to clearly describe all the details of the movie so that an animation development team can create the movie you envision.

Follow this outline to help you describe your movie:

Open MS Word and go to File-->Save As: Movie Screenplay and provide the following information,.
  1. TITLE - State the title of your movie
  2. INTRO - Give an overview of your movie. Maybe you want to introduce your characters, state the period of time in history the movie takes place and a brief overview of the plot.
  3. WHEN - State what time in history your movie takes place (stone age, medieval times, modern day, etc.)
  4. WHO is in your movie?- List each character and describe them in DETAI:
    • Name
    • Age
    • Height
    • Weight
    • Appearance
    • Ethnicity, etc.
  5. WHERE does it take place and WHAT HAPPENS - Detail 3 different scenes in your movie.
    • List each scene and describe
      • who is in the scene
      • where does it takes place
      • happens
      • what music do you want playing (if any)
      • This section will have the most writing!

Peer reviewers job:
  • Read a classmates screenplay.
  • Check for grammar and spelling errors
  • Give feedback about whether or not there is enough information in the document for you to create the animation.
  • The reviewer should put their name at the end of the document.

  • Make corrections based upon your classmates feedback
  • Make sure the name of the person who reviewed your document is at the bottom
  • Upload your document to your Google Drive and share with