Shooting Schedule

Page 1

 

DAY/DATE SET/PAGE/DESCRIPTION CAST LOCATION

DAY 1
MONDAY
11 MAY

TOTAL
PAGES:
4 7/8

**ILM SHOT**
EXT. CUESTA VERDE - PHASE I
Sc: 36 DUSK (3)
1/8 page

Est. shot of tract.

 

OVERLOOK, AGOURA
Note: Shoot dawn for dusk
SpFx: clouds, lightning
Grip: possible tiedown on parallels

**ILM SHOT**
EXT. HILL (CUEST VERDE OVERLOOK)
Scs: 103, 104 (D7)
4 4/8 pages

Teague delivers pep talk; offers full partnership. Cat out of bag about cemeteries.

2 STEVE

16 TEAGUE

2 S.I.

AGOURA
Trans: Teague's Jimmy
Grip: scaffold for tiedown
Note: Camera height 14'

EXT. CUESTA VERDE OVERLOOK
Sc: 9A (D2)
1/8 page

Truck enters frame, leads camera to Freeling Street.

1  ATMOS:
   trk. dvr.

AGOURA
Trans: ice cream trk

EXT. CUESTA VERDE OVERLOOK
Sc: 133 (DUSK21)
1/8 page

Est. "Two Weeks Later."

 

AGOURA

END OF DAY ONE - TOTAL PAGES 4 7/8

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DAY/DATE SET/PAGE/DESCRIPTION CAST LOCATION

DAY 2
TUESDAY
12 MAY

TOTAL
PAGES:
2 0/8

EXT. FREELING'S YARD
Sc: 14 (D2)
1/8 page

Robbie musters courage to climb tree.

4 ROBBIE

1 S.I.

15 ATMOS:
5 boys (9-14)
2 gals (9-14)
1 ice cream trk. dvr.
2 age 18 gals wash car
1 man, mow lawn
2 neighbr women
2 men, house maintenance?

SIMI VALLEY

Welfare Wkr.

EXT. FREELING'S STREET CUESTA VERDE (SUN. PM?)
Scs: 10, 10A (D2)
3/8 page

Est. street; man running down street to Freeling's house.

17 JEFF SHAW

1 S.I.
15 ATMOS: as above

SIMI VALLEY
Welfare wkr.
Trans: ice cream trk 4 TV watchers' cars
Props: large brown bag w/ 2 sixpks.
3 ballon tire bike Dana's bike w/ handlebar basket
power mower
Grip: Titan crane

EXT. FREELING'S YARD
Sc: 20 (D2)
1/8 page

Robbie in tree @ 2nd story window level; looks off to gathering storm.

4 ROBBIE

1 S.I./Dbl.
ATMOS: ?

SIMI VALLEY

Welfare Wkr.
Grip: parallels

**ILM SHOT**
EXT. TREE - 16' ELEV. POV
Sc: 20A (D2)
1/8 page

Robbie's POV, storm clouds gather.

ATMOS: ?

SIMI VALLEY

Grip: tie-down, parallels

NOTE: SB#0-20A-1

EXT. FREELING'S BK. YD.
Sc: 22 (D2)
1 page

Canary funeral w/ Robbie in tree.

1 DIANE
3 DANA
4 ROBBIE
5 CAROL ANNE

3 S.I.

SIMI VALLEY
Welfare Wkr.
Props: cigar box coffin, shovel, celery
Grip: parallels

INT. HOUSE/EXT. DRIVEWAY
Sc: 137 (DUSK21)
1/8 page
Diane's POV of Steve driving away with Teague.

2 STEVE
16 TEAGUE (photo dbl)
2 S.I.
5 ATMOS

SIMI VALLEY
Trans: station wgn, Teague's Jimmy

END OF DAY TWO - TOTAL PAGES 2 0/8

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DAY/DATE SET/PAGE/DESCRIPTION CAST LOCATION

DAY 3
WEDNESDAY
13 MAY

TOTAL
PAGES:
1 5/8

EXT. FREELING'S BACK YARD
Sc: 29 (D2)
4/8 page

Canary coffin exhumed by pool dozer.

15 DOZER DVR.

1 S.I.

SIMI VALLEY
Trans: skip loader
Props: cigar box coffin, canary

INT. KITCHEN/EXT. YARD
Scs: 30pt (D3)
0/0 page

Over Steve on phone to backyard & dozer.

2 STEVE
15 DOZER DVR.
22 POOL WKR 1
23 POOL WKR 2

1 S.I.

SIMI VALLEY
Trans: skip loader
Props: phone

EXT. YARD
Sc: 31 (D3)
3/8 page

Hard hats eyeball Dana. Driver "humps" dozer.

3 DANA
14 PUGSLEY
15 DOZER DVR.
22 POOL WKR 1
23 POOL WKR 2

3 S.I.

SIMI VALLEY
Trans: skip loader pool co. pickup
Props: school books Dana's bicycle

THRU KITCHEN DOOR/EXT. YARD
Sc: 32pt (D3)
0/0 page

Over Diane to hard hats' reaction to Dana.

1 DIANE
3 DANA
14 PUGSLEY
15 DOZER DVR.
22 POOL WKR 1
23 POOL WKR 2

3 S.I.

SIMI VALLEY
Trans: skip loader pool co. truck

INT. KITCHEN/SIDE YARD
Sc: 34pt (D3)
2/8 page

Diane snatches cup from Pugsley, slams window, drops blinds.

1 DIANE
14 PUGSLEY
15 DOZER DVR.
22 POOL WKR 1
23 POOL WKR 2

SIMI VALLEY
Trans: skip loader pick-up
Props: china coffee cup, coffee maker, food in pot on stove, tasting spoon

**ILM SHOT**
EXT. FREELING'S STREET
Sc: 36A (DUSK 3)
0/0 page

Steve drives down street storm clouds gather in b.g.

2 STEVE

1 S.I.
10 ATMOS:
3 women adlts.
3 men adlts.
3 boys (9-13)
1 gal (9-13)

SIMI VALLEY
Trans: Steve's wgn
Props: grocery bags, frisbee, "steal" d
Welfare Wkr.
NOTE: SB# 0-36A-1
Grip: tie-down

EXT. STREET/FREELING'S DRIVEWAY
Sc: 37 (DUSK3)
4/8 page

Steve's car blocked by trash cans, Diane whisks him inside.

1 DIANE
2 STEVE
6 TUTHILL

2 S.I.
10 ATMOS: as above

SIMI VALLEY
Trans: Steve's wgn Tuthill's VW
Props: briefcase, trashcans
Grip: Titan crane

END OF DAY THREE - TOTAL PAGES 1 5/8

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DAY/DATE SET/PAGE/DESCRIPTION CAST LOCATION

DAY 4
THURSDAY
14 MAY

TOTAL
PAGES:
2 2/8

EXT FRONT DOOR
Sc: 97B (D7)
1/8 page

Mom & Pop's POV of Robbie getting cab.

4 ROBBIE

3 S.I.
5 ATMOS:
1 taxi dvr.
2 female jogrs
2 neighbors

SIMI VALLEY
Trans: cab, Lesh's van (UC panel trk)
Props: suitcase
Animals: dog + trainer
Welfare wkr:

EXT. FREELING'S HOUSE
Scs: 100pt (D7)
4/8 page

Steve urges Teague away from entrance. Steve invited for drive.

2 STEVE
9 LESH
16 TEAGUE

2 S.I.
5 ATMOS:
1 gardner (+truck and gear)
1 housewife to market

SIMI VALLEY
Trans: Lesh's van, Teague's Jimmy
Props: Lesh briefcase

EXT. LIV. RM/COMMON SIDE YARD
Sc: 16, 17, 18 (pts) (D2)
0/0 page

Portions of remote control battle.

2 STEVE
6 TUTHILL

2 S.I.

SIMI VALLEY
Props: 2 TV control units

**ILM SHOT**
EXT. BACK YARD
Sc: 54 (N3)
1/8 page

Tied-down shot of funnel cloud moving away & breaking up on hills.

1 DIANE
2 STEVE
3 DANA
4 ROBBIE
6 TUTHILL
7 MRS. T-HILL
T-HILL SON

3 S.I.

SIMI VALLEY
Welfare wkr:
Props: hot lite, flashlight for Tuthill
SpFX: wet down, wind, ritters (2)
Make-up:
Grip: tie down, poss. parallels

EXT. TUTHILL'S PORCH
Sc: 42 (N3)
1 4/8 pages

Freelings ask Tuthill if his house is similarily affected.

1 DIANE
2 STEVE
6 TUTHILL
8 T-HILL SON

3 S.I.
5 ATMOS.

SIMI VALLEY
Props: cigar, cigar leaf
SpFX: mosquito FX
Elec: buglite & lightning FX

END OF DAY FOUR - TOTAL PAGES 2 2/8

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DAY/DATE SET/PAGE/DESCRIPTION CAST LOCATION

DAY 5
FRIDAY
15 MAY

TOTAL
PAGES:
7/8

EXT. TUTHHILL'S HOUSE/FREELING'S HOUSE
Sc: 113A generic(N8)
0/0 page

Tuthill sees bizarre light coming from Freeling's window.

6 TUTHILL

1 S.I.

SIMI
SpFX: possible wet down
Elec: lightning FX in window
Grip: Titan crane

**ILM SHOT**
EXT. EST. FREELING HOUSE & NEIGHBORHOOR
Scs: 163, 163A (D7)
3/8 page

Neighbors gathered to view phenomenon. Dana drives up with boyfriends. Bright flashes from Freeling windows.

2 STEVE
3 DANA
6 TUTHIHLL
7 MS. T-HILL
8? T-HILL SON
16 TEAGUE
17 J. SHAW
BITS:
B Dana's boyfriends: Kirk Franklin
C 5 additional bits
25 ATMOS:
3 kids (10-13)
4 kids (14-16) Shaw's family, neighbors
#2, 16 STUNT DBL.
3 S.I.

SIMI
SpFX: wind, wet down lawn casket & corp aircraft engine, 4 ritters
Trans: TransAm
Steve's wgn
Tuthill's VW
Teague's Jimmy
12 ND vehicles
Elec: bright flashes from every room
Grip: Titan crane parallels for matte shots
NOTE: BEGINNINGS OF IMPLODING HOUSE - FLASHES OF LIGHT ACCOMPANY EXPLODING WINDOWS
Welfare Wkr:

**ILM SHOT**
EXT. FREELING STREET & HOUSE
Sc: 164 (N21)
2/8 page

Teague and Steve drive up; immediately coffin rockets out of lawn.

2 STEVE
3 DANA
6 TUTHILL
7 MS. T-HILL
16 TEAGUE
17 J. SHAW
BITS:
B as before
C as before
25 ATMOS:
as before
3 ND STUNTS

3 S.I.

SIMI
SpFX: wind, casket gags, wet down
Trans: as before
Welfare Wkr:

**ILM SHOT**
EXT. NEIGHBORS' HOUSES
Sc: 165pt. (N21)
1/8 page

Reactions to coffins blooming. Laser bright flashes from within other houses drive families to the street.

17 J. SHAW

25 ATMOS: as before
3-4 ND STUNT
A. Evacuate in cars
B. Driven off feet by emerging caskets?

SIMI
Trans: 12 ND vehicles
SpFX: wind, wet down
Elec: rig bright light in selected houses
NOTE: INTENSIFY IN LASER FLASHES?
Welfare wkr:

END OF DAY FIVE - TOTAL PAGES 7/8

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DAY 6
MONDAY
18 MAY

TOTAL
PAGES:
4/8

EXT. FREELING FRONT HOUSE/SIDE YARD/STREET
Sc: 165 (N21)
4/8 page

Caskets wreck havoc with hydrant, Tuthill's VW, underground utilities, etc. Teague escape route blocked by caskets.

2 STEVE
3 DANA
6 TUTHILL
7 MS. T-HILL
16 TEAGUE
17 J. SHAW
BITS:
B Dana's boyfriends: Kirk Franklin
C 5 additional bits
25 ATMOS:
3 kids (10-13)
4 kids (14-16)
Shaw's family, neighbors
STUNT:
16 Stunt DBL.
3 ND Stunt
3 S.I.

SIMI
SpFX: rain/wind casket gags
Grip: tie-downs for any action involving house as b.g.
Welfare Wkr:
Trans: TransAm
Steve's wgn
Tuthill's VW
Teague's Jimmy
12 ND vehicle

END OF DAY SIX - TOTAL PAGES 4/8

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DAY/DATE SET/PAGE/DESCRIPTION CAST LOCATION

DAY 8
TUESDAY/WEDNESDAY
19/20 MAY

TOTAL
PAGES:
1 0/8

**ILM SHOT**
EXT. FREELING HOUSE & SIDE YARD
Sc: 166, 167, 168 (N21)
6/8 page

Diane and kids appear in side yard; confront more corpses. All jump into car as Steve screams at Teague. House begins implosion. Drive off.

1 DIANE
2 STEVE
3 DANA
4 ROBBIE
5 CAROL ANNE
6 TUTHILL
7 MS. T-HILL
16 TEAGUE
17 J. SHAW
BITS:
B Dana's boyfriends: Kirk Franklin
C 5 additional bits
25 ATMOS:
3 kids (10-13)
4 kids (14-16)
Shaw's family
Neighbors
STUNT:
3 ND stunts

3 S.I.

SIMI
SpFX: rain?, wind, casket gags
Trans: TransAm
Steve's wgn
Tuthill's VW
Teague's Jimmy
12 ND vehicles
Animals: "E.BUZZ" + trainer
Welfare Wkr:
NOTE: ILM RELATED SHOTS PER STORYBOARD SB#

**ILM SHOT**
EXT. FREELING HOUSE
Scs: 167pt, 168A (N21)
2/8 page

1. Steve's POV of beginning "implosion"
2. Shot holding house as Freelings drive off
HOLD for consuming implosion.

? ??

25 ATMOS:
as before

SIMI
SpFX: rain?, wind, casket gags
Trans: Steve's wgn
12 ND vehicles
Welfare Wkr:

END OF DAY SEVEN & EIGHT -- TOTAL PAGES 1 0/8

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DAY/DATE SET/PAGE/DESCRIPTION CAST LOCATION

DAY 6
THURSDAY
21 MAY

TOTAL
PAGES:
5 1/8

INT. DR. LESH'S OFFICE
Sc: 65 (D6)
1 1/8 pages

A dissipated Steve engages Lesh's services.

2 STEVE
9 LESH
10 TAK
11 RYAN

3 S.I.

STAGE 11
Props: questionaire, Tak's cassette recorder
Makeup: Steve looks awful
NOTE: NIGHT SCHEDULE CONTINUES ON STAGE THROUGH END OF WEEK.

INT. DR. LESH'S OFFICE
Scs: 106 (D7)
3 5/8 pages

VTR evidence too graphic according to Farrow; talk Farrow discovers mortician's jaw clips; suggest involving Tangina.

9 LESH
13 FARROW

2 S.I.

STAGE 11
Props: VTR playback equipment, Lesh's briefcase, jewelry from "Translocation incl. brooch and antique ring, earrings
"staples" - wire jaw clips, VTR cassette, wheelchair

END OF DAY NINE - TOTAL PAGES 5 1/8

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DAY/DATE SET/PAGE/DESCRIPTION CAST LOCATION

DAY 6
FRIDAY
22 MAY

TOTAL
PAGES:
4 0/8

INT. LIVING ROOM/FRONT DR.
Sc: 98, 99 (D7)
1 2/8 pages

Teague at door wonders about Steve's illness; notices software, TV's tuned to "snow" and dancing couch.

2 STEVE
9 LESH
16 TEAGUE
1 DIANE b.g.
11 RYAN b.g.

2 S.I.

STAGE 12
Props: Teague's briefcase, Lesh' briefcase, ghost buster hardware
Sound: VTR playbk, video noise
SpFX: slide couch across floor into piano
NOTE: CONCLUSION OF NIGHT SCHEDULE

EXT. FREELING'S HOUSE
Scs: 100 (D7)
3/8 page

Steve finesses Teague outside. Porch light goes on. Teague invites Steve for drive.

2 STEVE
16 TEAGUE

2 S.I.

STAGE 12
Elec: porch lite snaps on, "amazing intensity"

**ILM SHOT**
INT. DINING ROOM
Scs: 68 (D6)
2 3/8 pages

Ghost busters on edge, kitchen phenomena doesn't help.

1 DIANE
2 STEVE
9 LESH
10 TAK
11 RYAN

STAGE 12
Props: coffee & pot, cups, Tak's cam. gear, briefcases?
SpFX: coffee pot travels across table, balancing on edge
Elec: lighting kick for optical FX
NOTE: TWO bright flashes of light.

END OF DAY TEN - TOTAL PAGES 4 0/8
END OF WEEK TWO
MEMORIAL HOLIDAY   MONDAY 25 MAY 1981

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DAY/DATE SET/PAGE/DESCRIPTION CAST LOCATION

DAY 11 & 12
TUESDAY/WEDNESDAY
25/26 MAY

TOTAL
PAGES:
4 4/8

**ILM SHOT** INT. LIVING ROOM
Sc: 69, 71 (DUSK 6)
4 2/8 pages

Ghost busters set-up. Diane & Steve "talk" to Carol Anne. Spirit coaches dog. Tak skeptical, checks back of set, etc. Caution Carol Anne to stay away from light. "stuff" falls from thin air. Carol Anne being "chased."

1 DIANE
2 STEVE
3 DANA
9 LESH
10 TAK
11 RYAN
4 ROBBIE
5 CAROL ANNE (OS dialg)

4 S.I.

STAGE 12
Props: console TV, cassette recorder, headset, pencil mike, Nikon on tripod, 2 infra-red cameras, "electro static loct, "magnometer" Dana's overnight bag, Lesh's glasses, cigarettes, tool kit w/ Phillips screwdriver & flashlight, jewelry, cameos, brooches, coins, watches, jaw clips
Sound: VTR playback, "local news" to video noise (2 feed)
Animals: dog + trainer
Welware Wkr:
Grip: tie-downs

**ILM SHOT**
INT. LIVING ROOM
Scs: 69pt, 70 (DUSK 6)
2/8 page

Dog catches object dropped from mid-air. FLASH to another FLASH, numerous objects drop from mid-air.

1 DIANE
2 STEVE
3 DANA
4 ROBBIE
9 LESH
10 TAK
11 RYAN

4 S.I.

STAGE 12
Props: as above
Welfare Wkr:
Animals: dog + trainer

END OF DAY ELEVEN AND TWELVE -- TOTAL PAGES 4 4/8

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DAY 13
THURSDAY
27 MAY

TOTAL
PAGES:
2 6/8

**ILM PLATES** INT. KID'S ROOM
Sc: 67pt (D6)
2/8 page

Levitating objects collide, flying books, dancing bed.

 

STAGE 11
SpFX: animated toys, hopping bed w/ clown atop, wind
Elec: lamp light FX (SB# 67-5)
NOTE: SHOOT PLATES TO COVER SB#67-3,5,9,11,13

 

INT. LIVING ROOM
Scs: 73 (DUSK 6)
2 4/8 pages

Carol Anne chased, calls for help, Diane enraged; helpless. Lamps overturned. Ghost child passes thru mother. Air "implosion" as "being" passes thru folk & crazed picture window. Lesh leads group up stairs.

1 DIANE
2 STEVE
4 ROBBIE
5 CAROL ANNE (O.S. dialg)
9 LESH
11 RYAN

4 S.I.

STAGE 12
Props: monitors, meters, ocilloscopes go wild
SpFX: lamps overturned, gusts of air/wind, picture window crazed
Sound: VTR video noise
Welfare Wkr:

END OF DAY THIRTEEN -- TOTAL PAGES 2 6/8