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Keep Calm and Carry a Wand Overview 4x3

Kat Carras
February 23, 2023

Keep Calm and Carry a Wand Overview 4x3

Storyboard by Kat Carras
https://kmcarras.com
[email protected]

Animatic available to view here: https://youtu.be/JRXo1DJrWEY

Kat Carras

February 23, 2023
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  1. Scene
    0
    Panel
    1
    Notes
    Start on black, but frenetic music
    is heard.
    Scene
    1
    Panel
    1
    Dialog
    PAOLA: (panicked) Finals are in ten
    minutes and my thesis is only half-
    boiled--
    KYLE: Paola.
    Scene
    2
    Panel
    3
    Dialog
    PAOLA: And the professor's gonna
    think that I've been BROOM-STICKING
    around--
    Action Notes
    A spellbook hovers in the air while
    a wand magically turns the page.
    Scene
    3
    Panel
    5
    Dialog
    PAOLA: --when actually I haven't
    slept in a week because I've been t
    oo busy hauling bats--
    KYLE: Paola...
    Action Notes
    Smoke crowds the frame.
    Scene
    4
    Panel
    1
    Dialog
    PAOLA: --trying to get these
    pastries cooked for the bakery--
    KYLE: Paola.
    Action Notes
    In a hovering bowl, a spoon
    feverishly stirs pastry dough as
    smoke floats by above.
    Scene
    5
    Panel
    1
    Dialog
    PAOLA: --and if I lose my job,
    Action Notes
    Hovering in the air, pastries
    magically fold themselves.
    Scene
    5
    Panel
    4
    Dialog
    KYLE: PAOLA!
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  2. Scene
    5
    Panel
    5
    Dialog
    PAOLA: --we are out on the STREET!
    Scene
    6
    Panel
    3
    Dialog
    KYLE: Did you stop taking your
    potions?
    Scene
    6
    Panel
    4
    Dialog
    PAOLA: (sobbing)
    Scene
    6
    Panel
    5
    Action Notes
    She collapses toward the cauldron.
    He struggles to keep her from falli
    ng in. Scene
    6
    Panel
    6
    Scene
    6
    Panel
    7
    Scene
    6
    Panel
    8
    Scene
    6
    Panel
    9
    Dialog
    KYLE: HEY!
    Scene
    6
    Panel
    10
    Dialog
    KYLE: (con't) HEY!
    Scene
    6
    Panel
    12
    Dialog
    KYLE: (stern) Are you off your
    potions?
    Scene
    6
    Panel
    15
    Dialog
    PAOLA: They were making me look
    fat!
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  3. Scene
    6
    Panel
    16
    Scene
    6
    Panel
    17
    Action Notes
    He turns towards the sound of a
    motorcycle.
    Notes
    SFX: Motorcycle heard off-screen.
    Scene
    7
    Panel
    1
    Dialog
    TAMARA: Hey, still need a ride?
    PAOLA: (sobbing)
    Scene
    7
    Panel
    1
    Action Notes
    Kyle continues his struggle to keep
    her from falling into the cauldron.
    Notes
    Enter TAMARA. Her broom was the
    source of the motorcycle sound.
    Scene
    7
    Panel
    5
    Dialog
    TAMARA: (exclaiming) Holy..!
    KYLE: (urgently, to Tamara) We need
    you in here!
    Scene
    7
    Panel
    8
    Dialog
    TAMARA: On it.
    Action Notes
    She zooms off screen right.
    Notes
    SFX: Motorcycle zooming off.
    Scene
    8
    Panel
    1
    Dialog
    PAOLA: (stifled sniffles)
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  4. Scene
    8
    Panel
    2
    Dialog
    KYLE: I love you, but please don't
    fall apart on me right now. I have
    a hot mate showing up any minute! Scene
    9
    Panel
    1
    Dialog
    PAOLA: (crying) Oh my god I'm so
    sorry. Now my problems are becoming
    your problems.
    Scene
    10
    Panel
    1
    Dialog
    KYLE: No no no no no, it's okay--
    Scene
    10
    Panel
    2
    Dialog
    KYLE: I just--I'm not TRYING to be
    a w*tch right now,
    Scene
    10
    Panel
    3
    Dialog
    KYLE: but you haven't fed me,
    Scene
    10
    Panel
    4
    Dialog
    KYLE: and I'm so hungry I might
    puke.
    Scene
    11
    Panel
    1
    Scene
    11
    Panel
    2
    Scene
    11
    Panel
    3
    Action Notes
    She turns toward the cupboard and
    directs her magic at it.
    Scene
    11
    Panel
    6
    Action Notes
    Cupboard door opens.
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  5. Scene
    12
    Panel
    1
    Scene
    13
    Panel
    1
    Dialog
    PAOLA: (straining)
    Notes
    SFX: A boxing bell rings, as if to
    imply a match starting: Paola vs.
    The Cat Food.
    Scene
    14
    Panel
    1
    Dialog
    PAOLA: (straining)
    Scene
    14
    Panel
    2
    Dialog
    PAOLA: (hisses)
    Action Notes
    As she struggles, all the items
    hovering behind her flicker and
    tremble, threatening to fall to the
    floor.
    Scene
    14
    Panel
    5
    Action Notes
    She nervously whips her head back
    and regains control of the stutteri
    ng items.
    Scene
    14
    Panel
    6
    Action Notes
    Anxiety heightened, she turns back
    to her target.
    Scene
    15
    Panel
    1
    Dialog
    PAOLA: (straining intensifying over
    time)
    Action Notes
    The can quivers but she can hardly
    lift it before it starts lowering
    back down.
    Scene
    16
    Panel
    1
    Dialog
    PAOLA: (straining intensifying over
    time)
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  6. Scene
    16
    Panel
    2
    Scene
    16
    Panel
    3
    Scene
    17
    Panel
    1
    Dialog
    PAOLA: (straining intensifying over
    time)
    Action Notes
    Her head vibrates with the
    intensity of her concentration.
    Scene
    17
    Panel
    2
    Dialog
    KYLE: Hey don't lose your head on
    me here--
    Scene
    17
    Panel
    3
    Action Notes
    Her concentration is broken.
    Scene
    17
    Panel
    4
    Dialog
    KYLE: (voice cuts out)
    Scene
    17
    Panel
    5
    Dialog
    PAOLA: That's not funny!
    Scene
    17
    Panel
    7
    Dialog
    KYLE: I'm gonna puke!
    Scene
    17
    Panel
    8
    Dialog
    KYLE: Why is there only one rug in
    this room?!
    Scene
    17
    Panel
    9
    Dialog
    KYLE: (con't) Why is there only one
    rug in this room?!
    Scene
    18
    Panel
    1
    Dialog
    KYLE: (con't) Why is there only one
    rug in this room?!
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  7. Scene
    18
    Panel
    2
    Dialog
    KYLE: (con't) Why is there only one
    rug in this room?!
    Scene
    18
    Panel
    3
    Dialog
    KYLE: (con't) Why is there only one
    rug in this room?!
    Scene
    18
    Panel
    4
    Dialog
    KYLE: (con't) Why is there only one
    rug in this room?!
    Scene
    18
    Panel
    5
    Scene
    18
    Panel
    6
    Dialog
    KYLE: (puking)
    Scene
    18
    Panel
    7
    Dialog
    PAOLA: No!!!
    Scene
    18
    Panel
    8
    Action Notes
    Her head pops off and flies into
    the cauldron.
    Scene
    18
    Panel
    9
    Scene
    18
    Panel
    13
    Action Notes
    Items in air go up in frames.
    Scene
    18
    Panel
    14
    Action Notes
    At the height of the chaos, we see
    Tamara open the front door in the b
    ackground. Scene
    19
    Panel
    2
    Dialog
    KYLE: (after a beat, chummy) Hey
    girl, hey Tam.
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  8. Scene
    19
    Panel
    3
    Dialog
    KYLE: (a beat, then retches)
    Scene
    20
    Panel
    1
    Notes
    Shot from inside the cauldron,
    Paola's POV.
    Scene
    20
    Panel
    4
    Action Notes
    Tamara enters with Kyle on her shoulder and lifts the head out of cauldron,
    a green glow surrounding the camera.
    Scene
    20
    Panel
    4
    Scene
    21
    Panel
    1
    Action Notes
    Paola's head floats out of the
    cauldron and back onto her neck.
    Scene
    21
    Panel
    2
    Action Notes
    Tamara whips Paola's head around to
    face the right direction.
    Scene
    21
    Panel
    4
    Action Notes
    Paola opens her eyes, groggy and
    dazed.
    Scene
    22
    Panel
    2
    Dialog
    KYLE: She's off her potions.
    Action Notes
    Her eyes start to close.
    Notes
    Paola's POV, camera tilts down to
    imply her drifting off.
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  9. Scene
    22
    Panel
    4
    Action Notes
    Eyes completely shut.
    Scene
    23
    Panel
    1
    Dialog
    TAMARA: We need an anti-anxiety
    potion,
    Scene
    23
    Panel
    2
    Action Notes
    Tamara magically takes hold of
    Pao's eyelids,
    Scene
    23
    Panel
    3
    Action Notes
    and pulls them open.
    Scene
    24
    Panel
    2
    Dialog
    TAMARA: and I'll throw something in to get her looking--
    Notes
    Back in Paola's POV.
    Scene
    24
    Panel
    3
    Notes
    The camera drifts as Paola's eyes
    roll back into her skull.
    Scene
    24
    Panel
    3
    Scene
    25
    Panel
    1
    Action Notes
    Paola's pupils are back in her
    skull.
    Scene
    25
    Panel
    2
    Dialog
    TAMARA: --less terrifying?
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  10. Notes
    Rack focus from Paola to Tamara.
    Scene
    25
    Panel
    3
    Action Notes
    Paola hovers in an unconscious
    state.
    Scene
    25
    Panel
    4
    Action Notes
    Tamara turns toward camera.
    Scene
    25
    Panel
    6
    Action Notes
    Tamara conjures a mini-cauldron.
    Scene
    25
    Panel
    8
    Dialog
    TAMARA: Where do you keep your shower-in-a-bottle?
    Scene
    25
    Panel
    9
    Dialog
    KYLE: Top left cupboard.
    Scene
    25
    Panel
    10
    Action Notes
    She pulls ingredients into the
    cauldron.
    Scene
    25
    Panel
    11
    Dialog
    KYLE: Any ingredients I can grab?
    Action Notes
    Kyle climbs down and off camera.
    Notes
    Kyle's voice grows quieter as he
    gets further from camera.
    Scene
    25
    Panel
    13
    Scene
    25
    Panel
    15
    Dialog
    TAMARA: Get me a comfort item?
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  11. Scene
    25
    Panel
    16
    Action Notes
    All items are in the cauldron.
    Scene
    25
    Panel
    18
    Action Notes
    Paola snaps awake.
    Scene
    25
    Panel
    20
    Dialog
    PAOLA: Please no!
    Action Notes
    Her reaction causes the concoction
    in her own cauldron to shoot up.
    Notes
    Rack focus to Paola.
    Scene
    25
    Panel
    21
    Dialog
    PAOLA: (con't) Please no!
    Scene
    25
    Panel
    22
    Action Notes
    Paola sees the mess she's made.
    Scene
    25
    Panel
    23
    Dialog
    TAMARA: Focus on wrapping up your
    thesis.
    Notes
    Tamara spins Paola back around
    toward the stove.
    Scene
    25
    Panel
    25
    Dialog
    TAMARA: (con't) Focus on wrapping up your thesis.
    Notes
    Tamara passes by camera. Camera
    tracks slightly with her until she
    walks off camera, and we are left
    with Paola.
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  12. Scene
    25
    Panel
    26
    Scene
    26
    Panel
    1
    Scene
    26
    Panel
    3
    Dialog
    KYLE: What are you willing to part
    with?
    Slugging
    Kyle delivers his line a beat after
    she has turned to her work.
    Scene
    26
    Panel
    5
    Notes
    Quick pan to a two-shot.
    Scene
    27
    Panel
    1
    Scene
    27
    Panel
    2
    Scene
    27
    Panel
    3
    Dialog
    KYLE: The clown movie?
    Scene
    27
    Panel
    5
    Dialog
    PAOLA: (shrill squeal that
    intensifies over time)
    Scene
    27
    Panel
    6
    Dialog
    PAOLA: (con't -- shrill squeal that
    intensifies over time)
    Scene
    27
    Panel
    7
    Dialog
    KYLE: (desperately yelling) What
    about this key chain?!
    Scene
    28
    Panel
    1
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  13. Scene
    28
    Panel
    2
    Dialog
    PAOLA: (pouting) Roroto...
    Notes
    Rack focus to the keychain.
    Scene
    28
    Panel
    4
    Dialog
    TAMARA: Honey, if you can't even
    get its name right, you'll survive.
    Action Notes
    Tamara magically lifts the
    keychain.
    Notes
    Pedestal move up with keychain.
    Scene
    28
    Panel
    5
    Scene
    29
    Panel
    2
    Action Notes
    Tamara floats the keychain to
    Paola.
    Scene
    29
    Panel
    3
    Action Notes
    Paola takes it with her teeth.
    Scene
    29
    Panel
    4
    Dialog
    TAMARA: You need to be the one to
    drop it in.
    Scene
    30
    Panel
    1
    Dialog
    TAMARA: (con't) You need to be the
    one to drop it in.
    Scene
    31
    Panel
    1
    Scene
    31
    Panel
    2
    Action Notes
    A single tear emerges and falls
    down Paola's face.
    Scene
    31
    Panel
    4
    Dialog
    TAMARA: (urgently) DON'T GET ANY
    TEARS IN THE--
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  14. Action Notes
    As she lets go of the keychain, the
    tear follows short behind.
    Scene
    32
    Panel
    1
    Dialog
    TAMARA: (con't, urgently) DON'T GET
    ANY TEARS IN THE--
    Scene
    32
    Panel
    3
    Dialog
    TAMARA: (con't, urgently) DON'T GET
    ANY TEARS IN THE--
    Scene
    32
    Panel
    4
    Action Notes
    Both the tear and the keychain fall
    into the cauldron.
    Scene
    32
    Panel
    5
    Action Notes
    The tear turns pink, and then in a flash, changes the concoction pink as well.
    Scene
    32
    Panel
    7
    Dialog
    TAMARA: (stunned defeat) ...brew.
    Scene
    33
    Panel
    1
    Scene
    33
    Panel
    2
    Dialog
    TAMARA: (feigning nonchalance) I'm
    sure it's fine..?
    Scene
    33
    Panel
    4
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  15. Scene
    34
    Panel
    1
    Scene
    34
    Panel
    2
    Scene
    34
    Panel
    3
    Scene
    34
    Panel
    4
    Scene
    34
    Panel
    5
    Scene
    34
    Panel
    7
    Action Notes
    Tamara flies the concoction to the dinner table.
    Scene
    34
    Panel
    8
    Scene
    35
    Panel
    1
    Scene
    35
    Panel
    2
    Dialog
    KYLE: I'm sorry; I still haven't
    eaten.
    Scene
    35
    Panel
    3
    Dialog
    TAMARA: On it.
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  16. Scene
    35
    Panel
    4
    Scene
    35
    Panel
    5
    Action Notes
    Tamara bottles up Paola's thesis
    project.
    Scene
    35
    Panel
    6
    Dialog
    PAOLA: Wait--no--it's not even
    potent yet!
    Scene
    35
    Panel
    7
    Dialog
    TAMARA: You're gonna be fine.
    Action Notes
    Tamara magically hustles Paola over
    to the table.
    Scene
    35
    Panel
    8
    Dialog
    TAMARA: The professor LOVES you.
    Scene
    36
    Panel
    1
    Scene
    36
    Panel
    2
    Scene
    36
    Panel
    3
    Scene
    36
    Panel
    4
    Scene
    36
    Panel
    5
    Action Notes
    Tamara takes a seat too.
    Scene
    36
    Panel
    6
    Action Notes
    Paola looks down at the potion for
    a beat,
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  17. Scene
    36
    Panel
    7
    Dialog
    PAOLA: (pitchy and whiny) I know he
    seems like he does, but I know inte
    rnally--
    Action Notes
    and then protests.
    Scene
    36
    Panel
    8
    Dialog
    TAMARA: EAT.
    Action Notes
    Tamara shoves the bowl to Paola's
    mouth.
    Scene
    37
    Panel
    1
    Dialog
    TAMARA: We have to be there in
    five.
    Scene
    37
    Panel
    4
    Scene
    37
    Panel
    5
    Scene
    37
    Panel
    6
    Scene
    38
    Panel
    1
    Dialog
    TAMARA: Well? How do you feel?
    Scene
    39
    Panel
    1
    Slugging
    (a beat)
    Scene
    39
    Panel
    2
    Dialog
    PAOLA: Really alert?
    Scene
    39
    Panel
    3
    Dialog
    PAOLA: Powerful.
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  18. Scene
    39
    Panel
    4
    Dialog
    PAOLA: Silky, even.
    Scene
    40
    Panel
    1
    Scene
    40
    Panel
    2
    Scene
    41
    Panel
    1
    Dialog
    PAOLA: Also, I taste
    Scene
    41
    Panel
    2
    Dialog
    PAOLA: catnip..?
    Scene
    42
    Panel
    1
    Dialog
    TAMARA: Why do you know what that
    tastes like?
    Scene
    42
    Panel
    3
    Dialog
    KYLE: Oh no.
    Scene
    42
    Panel
    4
    Dialog
    KYLE: (realization dawning) Oh no.
    Scene
    42
    Panel
    7
    Action Notes
    They both do the math.
    Scene
    42
    Panel
    8
    Dialog
    KYLE: (concerned) Oh no.
    Scene
    43
    Panel
    1
    Scene
    43
    Panel
    3
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  19. Scene
    43
    Panel
    5
    Action Notes
    Paola poofs into a cat and falls to the seat of the chair.
    Scene
    44
    Panel
    1
    Scene
    44
    Panel
    2
    Dialog
    KYLE: No no no no no no no no no!
    Scene
    44
    Panel
    3
    Dialog
    KYLE: (con't) No no no no no no no
    no no!
    Scene
    44
    Panel
    4
    Scene
    44
    Panel
    5
    Scene
    44
    Panel
    6
    Notes
    Smoke turns screen to white for a
    transition.
    Scene
    45
    Panel
    1
    Notes
    White screen from smoke gives way
    to reveal new shot.
    Scene
    45
    Panel
    2
    Scene
    45
    Panel
    3
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  20. Scene
    45
    Panel
    4
    Scene
    45
    Panel
    5
    Scene
    45
    Panel
    6
    Scene
    45
    Panel
    7
    Action Notes
    Reveal Kyle has transformed into
    Totoro.
    Scene
    45
    Panel
    10
    Scene
    45
    Panel
    11
    Action Notes
    Cutting her losses, Tamara stands
    up.
    Scene
    45
    Panel
    12
    Dialog
    TAMARA: I'll pull around the back.
    Action Notes
    Tamara heads to the front door to
    exit (passing behind Kyle).
    Scene
    45
    Panel
    16
    Action Notes
    Tamara exits screen left.
    Scene
    45
    Panel
    17
    Scene
    45
    Panel
    18
    Action Notes
    Enter ALESSANDRO, the "hot mate"
    Kyle mentioned wanting to meet.
    Scene
    45
    Panel
    19
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  21. Scene
    45
    Panel
    20
    Action Notes
    Alessandro, holding a flower, peers
    up at Kyle.
    Scene
    45
    Panel
    21
    Action Notes
    Alessandro lays the flower down at
    Kyle's feet,
    Scene
    45
    Panel
    22
    Action Notes
    and looks up expectantly.
    Scene
    46
    Panel
    1
    Scene
    47
    Panel
    1
    Scene
    48
    Panel
    1
    Scene
    48
    Panel
    2
    Dialog
    KYLE: I'm sorry, Alessandro.
    Scene
    49
    Panel
    1
    Scene
    49
    Panel
    2
    Dialog
    KYLE: We are going to have to
    settle for Petflix and purr.
    Scene
    49
    Panel
    3
    Scene
    50
    Panel
    1
    Dialog
    PAOLA: (sniffling) I'm so
    Scene
    50
    Panel
    2
    Dialog
    PAOLA: (crying) sorry.
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  22. Scene
    51
    Panel
    1
    Scene
    51
    Panel
    2
    Dialog
    KYLE: (voice breaking) We need to
    have a serious conversation when yo
    u get back. Scene
    52
    Panel
    1
    Dialog
    PAOLA: I know.
    Scene
    52
    Panel
    3
    Dialog
    PAOLA: I'm sorry. I love you. I'm sorry.
    Action Notes
    Tamara, idling on her broom
    outside, lifts Paola up toward the
    window.
    Scene
    53
    Panel
    1
    Dialog
    KYLE: Love you, w*tch!
    Scene
    54
    Panel
    1
    Dialog
    PAOLA: Love you, w*tch!
    Scene
    54
    Panel
    2
    Action Notes
    Tamara sets Paola down.
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  23. Scene
    54
    Panel
    3
    Scene
    54
    Panel
    4
    Action Notes
    They zoom off screen left.
    Notes
    SFX: Motorcycle zooming away.
    Scene
    54
    Panel
    5
    Notes
    SFX: (con't) Motorcycle zooming
    away.
    Scene
    55
    Panel
    1
    Notes
    SFX: (con't) Motorcycle zooming
    away.
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