English Brainstorm for Film (Ideas (Dark Theme: Kid bullying other…
English Brainstorm for Film
Fear of the 'other'
Appearance Vs Reality
Horror Theme: Non-humanoid villain terrorising area.
Dark Theme: Kid bullying other children
Make the bully look big with shot angles
Dark Theme: Kid who has a facial disorder in which they always smile but they are hurting inside because of the other kids bullying them for it.
Dark Theme: Boy/Girl undergoes eye surgery and they get a dead man's eyes. They get visions of the previous owner of the eyes who was actually murdered by the boy/girl's father/mother. The boy confronts and some fight ensues?
Weird Theme: Student is browsing through books and enters a restricted area to get materials for a new teacher. They hear weird noises coming from the cupboard and open it to find a person who is shivering and looking at the student with a scared expression. When the student finally gets the person in the cupboard to warm up to them, the person confesses that the teachers are all escaped patients from a mental ward assuming a new identity.
The student then tries to help the person escape but a teacher stops them from leaving, saying that the person is a stalker that has been frequently visiting the school. The student leaves the person in the teacher's care and when they walk away, the teacher turns around slowly and tells the person "back inside you go..." END SCENE
Creepy Idea: Single person in a room. Something is making a noise but every time they look they don't see anything. Until suddenly maybe one distinctive noise or maybe one singular word in all that silence and the person finally turns and you see their facial expression as they see something we can't. The end
At 3 am you wake up out of a very sound sleep. You hear the ice cream truck outside of your house. And you realize, the sound that woke you up, was the sound of your 4 year old daughter, letting the screen down slam, as she left the house.
Person 1 is a new classmate. They forget their phone and need to go to a sports meeting which they forgot to tell their mother about. They ask Person 2 if they could call Person 1's mother and tell them about the sports meet up. Person 2 is on the phone with the mother and hear's the mother having a conversation with a younger child, maybe Person 1's little sister. The father takes the phone and tells Person 2 that the mother has Alzheimer's. But Person 2 heard the daughter. There is no one in the classroom and it suddenly becomes cold. A ball rolls past behind and Person 2 turns around. No one is there but when they turn back to the camera, their face contorts into horror at the camera. On the whiteboard, there is some creepy writing.
Isolation Theme: A boy finds a ball rolling away and decides to follow it until they find a ghost. The ghost claims to be lonely and states that everyyone fears the ghost so the boy decides to play with the ghost. Slowly, the boy starts to become invisible as well and that's when he realises that he too, has become a ghost, a figment of imagination. He then finds a ball with a string himself and then tries to lead someone else.