Script for Video Narrative (Group with Ami-Jane and Wafa)

INT. OFFICE.

Establishing shot of the office. EDITOR is sat in the office, talking on the phone.

EDITOR

Hello?

INT. CANTEEN.

Medium shot of JOURNALIST stood getting herself a cup of coffee. Her phone rings and she answers it.

JOURNALIST

Hello?

(SPLIT SCREEN)

EDITOR

I have a story for you. Can you interview Miss Jane Smith about the death of her best friend Sarah?

JOURNALIST

Yes.

EDITOR

Thank you.

(Hangs up.)

EXT. OUTSIDE THE HOUSE.

The JOURNALIST is walking up the path to the door. She is preparing herself for the interview, nervous.

(FLASHBACK)

EXT. PARK

Establishing shot of the park. SARAH is pushing a girl on the swing, they are laughing. A HOODED FIGURE watches from a few feet away.

The HOODED FIGURE comes up behind SARAH strangles her. SARAH struggles against the HOODED FIGURE and punches them in the face.

Black.

(END OF FLASHBACK.)

EXT. OUTSIDE THE HOUSE.

The JOURNALIST takes a deep breath and knocks on the door.

ALTERNATIVE ENDING 1.

EXT. OUTSIDE THE HOUSE.

The JOURNALIST waits for someone to answer the door. The door opens and MISS JANE SMITH appears. She looks distraught.

JOURNALIST

Hello, my name is….. from the local paper. I’m so sorry to hear about the death of your best friend, but I was wondering if you could answer some questions for me?

JANE SMITH

Of course. Come in.

The JOURNALIST enters the house and JANE closes the door behind her. The JOURNALIST looks around the room.

(FLASHBACK)

EXT. PARK

The HOODED FIGURE grabs SARAH and she writhes, punching them in the face..

(END OF FLASHBACK.)

INT. INSIDE THE HOUSE.

MISS JANE SMITH grabs the rope off of a nearby chair and quickly strangles the JOURNALIST. The JOURNALIST falls to the floor.

Black.

ALTERNATIVE ENDING 2.

EXT. OUTSIDE THE HOUSE.

The JOURNALIST knocks and waits for an answer. The door opens and MISS JANE SMITH appears.

JANE SMITH

Can I help you?

As the JOURNALIST looks at her, she notices the blue rope hanging over the kitchen door. Close up of the rope.

(FLASHBACK)

EXT. PARK

The HOODED FIGURE grabs SARAH and she writhes, punching them in the face.

(END OF FLASHBACK.)

EXT. OUTSIDE THE HOUSE.

The JOURNALIST realises that JANE is the killer and tries not to panic. She takes out her phone.

JOURNALIST

Excuse me.

She turns away and pretends to be on the phone. A few moments later, she turns back and forces a smile at JANE.

JOURNALIST

I’m sorry, I have to go.

She leaves.

Black.

ALTERNATIVE ENDING 3.

EXT. OUTSIDE THE HOUSE.

The JOURNALIST waits for an answer to her knocking. After a few moments, she heads to the nearby window and looks through it. JANE is stood inside. As the JOURNALIST watches, she realises that MISS JANE SMITH is twisting a rope in her hands.

(FLASHBACK)

EXT. PARK

The HOODED FIGURE strangles SARAH. Close up of the rope. It is the same one.

(END OF FLASHBACK.)

EXT. OUTSIDE THE HOUSE.

The JOURNALIST walks away slowly, trying not to panic. As she walks away, she pulls out her phone and dials 999.

JOURNALIST

Hello? Can I have the police please? I’ve found out who killed Sarah Smith.

Black.

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