Video Storytelling: Tri-Cities Activists and the Role of Activism in Grassr

Video Storytelling: Tri-Cities Activists and the Role of Activism in Grassr

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  • First Scene: Local Town B-Roll
  • Narration: The Tri-Cities is located in the heart of Eastern Washington's Wine Country. Known for its decommissioned nuclear production facility, scientific breakthroughs, and wine. It is also largely conservative...
  • Second Scene: Introducing The Characters
  • Narration: But as many watched election results pour in on November 8th with a mix incredulity and dismay, instead of throwing in the towel, many regular citizens pulled themselves up by their bootstraps in this small, tight-knit community and pledged to become activists and community organizers...
  • Third Scene: Sit Down Interviews
  • I believe protest shows good citizenship...
  • First scene cuts to establishing B-Roll shots of iconic Tri-Cities scenes such as the Blue Bridge, Red Mountain and Tri-Cities Research District to give viewer feel for location and space. Narration gives general background on location and history.
  • Fourth Scene: Live Event Recording
  • League of Women Voters: What it's like to be a refugee
  • Cut to the main subjects Amy Boaro and Jennifer Goulet in their homes or work environment. Amy is shown in the kitchen interacting with her dog. It will be a mix of natural sound with voiceover from the reporter introducing what is so interesting about these people and their role in activism in general.
  • Fifth Scene: Still Shots
  • The incoming scene will begin short sit-down reflection interviews at level camera angle with each of the subjects about who they are, what they do, what it means to be an activist, and what motivates them.
  • Final Scene: Final Thoughts
  • Young people who want to become more involved should...
  • Fourth scene cuts to an event at a local center where The League of Women voters will be presenting on what it's like to be a refugee. Zoom in on Amy speaking and reaction shot from the crowd. Voice of Amy fades in and out.
  • Cut to a montage/collage of several still images fading in and out depicting pivotal moments of local activism both Amy and Jennifer have been involved with, such as women's rights marches, running for office, and advocacy.
  • Change!
  • Love Not Hate
  • The last scene will cut to a reflection from the sit down interview from either Amy or Jennifer talking about why they think activism and community organizing is important and what advice they would give to those who want to become more involved.
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