This is a script for a 5 minute film production that was done at Cape Town's CityVarsity Film School at a first year level. We weren't really concentrating on scriptwriting, mainly on camera work and lighting, but I thought people might enjoying reading this - it's a little different - I look forward to your comments!
"Just a Game"
A countdown timer of a watch runs down from 1 Hour, then 2 friends are sitting talking to each other - they are about to be approached by the waiter (TOMMY).
Y'know my ma dude, not being arrogant or anything, but her whining blows my legs apart. It throttles my sanity's conception that paper is not anything but wood.
Hmmm.....well.....to be perfectly honest, I have no freakin' idea of what you are talking about.
Hey guys, sorry for the delay, here your drinks
WAITER (TOMMY) places the drinks on the table and stands around listening intently to the conversation
Oh....yes....just to exist idolises the sense of creativeness and awareness that imagination is mere abstract intelligence.
That's quite interesting, very intriguing, because..... abstract intelligence ignores our mainstream fixed logical view of life and the objects around us....phew! I never knew I could speak such bullshit!
SCOTT wipes his forehead and scratches the back of his head in a state of disbelief on what garbage he has produced from his own mouth
Yes, that is quite interesting guys, but have you ever heard about the stained-glass eyes?
SCOTT and AI are taken aback from the WAITER (TOMMY)'s voice as they were so enveloped in they're own saga that they did not even notice her presence
Here, let me sit down...