HAWK FIELD IN THE MORNING
Panning the field in slow motion
Camera zooms in to get a head shot of the hawk, the hawks head should be turning towards the camera.
The music begins.
The title “Shakespeare’s Temple” appears in big bold GOLD lettering.
Letters burn into fire then the screen shows black.
NARRATOR British accent begins to speak.
Words are being spelled while narrator speaks.
In a land far from where we stand was born a legend. He was a man not in his times as he is in ours. He is the luminary of the past, present and future and he will forever be the scope of our knowledge. His name is none other than WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE.
Show picture of William Shakespeare.
Shakespeare, a fantastical dramatist from Stratford-upon-Avon led all his characters through stories of victory or violence. He was the mastermind behind 37 plays and 154 sonnets, he’s writings had the intelligence to illuminate the human experience with compelling stories and complicated characters-still to this day. He was not of an age, but for all time”.
Music starts to gain momentum.
“Be patient till the last. Romans, countrymen and lovers! Hear me for my cause, and be silent that you may hear. Believe me for mine honor, and have respect to mine honor that you may believe. Censure me in your wisdom and awake your senses that you may the better judge.”
His voice is loud and vigorous as he recites quotes from the Macbeth, Caesar and Hamlet plays.
Quotes are being echoed in the distance and words start to appear on screen with paintings one by one.
First painting-Macbeth Cathedral Scene (no animation at this point yet) shows up with the quote hurling quickly in the air. Maybe make the words drip blood.
It will have blood they say. Blood will have blood
Stones have been known to move and tress to speak”
Second Painting-Caesar Tiger Scene shows up with the quote:
“Am I not Merciful