A comedy documentary Series
Behind A Comedian
Once the audience gets the know the comedian, they build a connection and get invested in what our comedian feels. Shots of our character on the stage from behind allows the audience to be in their shoes, emotionally. There will be at least 2-3 different angles that accomplish this for our show.
Embrace the Room
These are up and coming comedians, the smaller the room the stronger the story, and embracing the small room strengthens the point. Handheld shot from the middle of the audience will also make people watching feel like they are right there
Aspect & Color
1:2.39 Ratio (Cinema Scope) will give the show a documentary filmic look that makes it stand out from other stand up comedy shows. The Low Saturation, Low Contrast, Colder Look will enhance the cinematic approach and gives it a less polished less glossy feel.
Big Wides, and Tight Tights. This allows us to let the scene unfold without interference from production, keeping authenticity, yet elevating the look.
5 Camera Interviews
The interview portion is crucial to the episode, where the backstory of our comedian is revealed. Visually enticing this strengthens the story telling
Story in a Picture
Since the interview is carrying much of the backstory, old VHS footage and pictures will be cut within the interview. Elevating the pictures by filming them cinematically instead of using the standard ken burns technique will help support the story.