Movie Trailer Based on When Grandma Gives You a Lemon Tree by Jamie L. B. Deenihan
Scene 1: Cruz writing a birthday wish list. Far away shot of him writing wearing a bday hat. Close up on the list and its contents as he writes.
Music: Gucci Lemonade Instrumental
Light Sepia tones for outside
Blue tones for the snow scene
Neutral for anything else.
Title Card: Lemonade, a short film inspired by the book When Grandma Gives You a Lemon Tree by Jamie L. B. Deenihan
B-Roll of the Lemon Tree behind it. Yellow font with drop shadow.
Scene 2: Grandma give him a lemon tree. Further away shot of grandma pulling the tree from her back and handing it to Cruz.
Scene 3: Cruz holds the tree, fake smiles at grandma… then looks at the tree confused.
Scene 4: Cruz waters the tree dejectedly. Bored look, chin in palm, watering the tree on the counter top.
Scene 5: Cruz puts the tree outside, looking up at the sun.
Scene 6: Cruz is outside in the snow and brings the tree in. We can put some snow on the tree and sprinkle some from upstairs.
Scene 7: Cruz discovers the tree has lemons. Close up on the lemons, and view of Cruz appearing behind the tree shocked.
Scene 8: Cruz juicing lemons with Grandma.
Scene 9: The Lemonade Stand. Cruz making transactions. The money jar filling up.
Scene 10: At the store. Far out shot of Cruz in the toy aisle. Close up of the money in his hand. Close up of his face looking around.