The rest of the eleven second clip is made up of sound effects - the spooky sound of a siren wailing and distant rain.
All this makes for a very open brief - the scene could be about almost anything, and this permits a great deal of flexibility and creativity.
An open brief can be a good thing - it allows for plenty of invention, but it also presents a challenge - what is the scene really about? And how do we interpret it?
Stanislavski's Seven Questions
- Who am I? Start with the basics and then fill in the gaps with your imagination
- Where am I?
- What time is it?
- What do I want?
- Why do I want it?
- How will I get what I want?
- What must I overcome to get what I want?