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The Hot Potato — Car Chase

22nd November 2010

The Hot Potato, rough storyboard, car chase scene

The Hot Potato, rough storyboard

Shooting storyboard: car chase and special effects scenes.
The Hot Potato, feature film written, directed and produced by Tim Lewiston, Wardour Pictures and Novak Prod. Shot on location in UK and Belgium.

Synopsis: Based on real events. London’s East End 1969. One evening, a government research establishment explodes; an event that eventually leads the two friends, Kenny (Ray Winstone) and Danny (Jack Huston), being in possession of a large lump of Uranium… They crisscross Europe to find a buyer. Accompanied by Danny’s girl, the lovely Carole. They encounter a diverse cast of bizarre characters, all trying to steal the ‘Hot Potato’, but a deal agreed inside the Vatican has the co-conspirators confounding each other. The story twists and turns to an exciting and unexpected finale.

Only two sequences were storyboarded: the action scene with cars and another scene requiring matte and special effects. Drawn directly with ink on paper, trying to keep the energy of the first draft, the second scene is just sketched roughly since no more than an outline was necessary. Click on frame center to view sequences in full screen.

Drawing the two scenes was fun.
Looking forward to seeing the movie.

The Hot Potato, rough storyboard, car chase scene

The Hot Potato, rough storyboard, car chase scene

The Hot Potato storyboard car chase sequence - storyboard

One frame from the car chase scene — storyboard cleaned

The Hot Potato, rough storyboard - gun scene

Another frame from the car chase scene

The Hot Potato storyboard car chase sequence - storyboard

One frame from the car chase, firing gun scene — storyboard cleaned

The Hot Potato One frame from car chase, firing gun scene - storyboard cleaned

More frames from the same scene
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