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Do you need shots of people doing things?
Published November 27, 2009 64k views More Info »
Additional Credits
Additional Credits:
Directed By Dylan Osborn
Written By Sergio Cilli
Director of Photography Jason O' Malley
Starring: Sergio Cilli, Matty Smith, Jack Allison, Chad Fogland, David Nehr, Marisa Pinson, Matt Reid, Jacob Womack, Stephen Schneider, Eileen Hsi, Will McLaughlin, Cissy Fenwick, Casey Feigh, Eric Ledgin, Julia Bensfield, Jennie Pierson, Lilan Bowden
Produced By Sergio Cilli
WE GOT THAT B ROLL!!!

STUDIO
Guy dressed in a suit stands in front of a cheesy blue background with multi-colored lasers. Think 80s high school portrait background.
GUY
DO YOU NEED SHOTS OF ORDINARY PEOPLE DOING THINGS FOR YOUR NEXT COMMERCIAL!! WE GOT THAT B ROLL!
“WE GOT THAT B ROLL” FLYS ACROSS THE SCREEN!
 (V.O.)
(in a weird deep slo mo voice)
We got that B Roll!
GUY
Two men and a woman pointing at an office file?
Footage of 2 men and a woman pointing at a file.
GUY (CONT’D)
WE GOT THAT B ROLL! Bored man flipping through channels?
Footage of a frustrated man flipping through channels.
CLOSE UP GUYS FACE
GUY (CONT’D)
WE GOT THAT B ROLL!
Back to wide.
GUY (CONT’D)
Angry man in traffic?
Footage of angry man, wearing a t-shirt, smacking a steering wheel in traffic.
GUY (CONT’D)
Yeah. We got that B Roll. What do you want him to wear?
GUY (CONT’D)
Casual?
Same footage of angry man, wearing a t-shirt, smacking a steering wheel in traffic.
GUY (CONT’D)
Upscale casual?
Footage of angry man, wearing a button up shirt the top 3 buttons un-buttoned, smacking a steering wheel in traffic.
GUY (CONT’D)
Business?
Footage of angry man, in a suit, smacking a steering wheel in traffic.
CLOSE UP of guy’s face.
GUY (CONT’D)
WE GOT THAT B ROLL! Why’s he look so upset? Maybe he’s late for work? Nope. He’s at work. He’s a BROLL actor!
Back to wide.
GUY (CONT’D)
Happy couple walking on the beach?
Footage of a couple walking on the beach.
GUY (CONT’D)
We got that B ROLL! Want that happy couple to kiss?
Footage of a couple kiss on the beach.
GUY (CONT’D)
No problem. Want him to get a little fresh with the lady?
Guy touches her butt. She smacks him playfully.
GUY (CONT’D)
Done. Hey, you two cut it out and stare at the ocean for some BROLL of that.
Footage of a couple staring at the ocean.
GUY (CONT’D)
That’s better. What a nice view of the ocean.
Shot of the ocean.
GUY (CONT’D)
That’s Broll of the ocean.
Back to guy.
GUY (CONT’D)
Think that’s all the B ROLL WE GOT? Not even close!
GUY (CONT’D)
Overwhelmed man trying to pay bills?F
Footage of a man looking confused at a newspaper.
GUY (CONT’D)
We got that B ROLL! Frustrated man looking for a job in the newspaper.
Footage of a sorting through a pile of bills and receipts.
GUY (CONT’D)
Hey buddy, get a job! Just kidding.
GUY (CONT’D)
And lunch meeting success!
Footage of business men shaking hands outside a restaurant. One of them is the GUY we’ve been seeing this whole time.
GUY (CONT’D)
Hey look, that’s me. I like my B Roll so much, I’m in it.
GUY turns and waves to the camera.
GUY (CONT’D)
Kirk Gibson hitting a game winning homerun in the ‘88 World Series? NO!
MUSIC STOPS. THINGS GET TENSE.
GUY (CONT’D)
NO! THAT’S TOO SPECIFIC! THAT’S NOT BROLL!
He stares for a beat. Music starts back up.
GUY (CONT’D)
Doctor talking to smiling patient?
Footage of a doctor talking to patient and smiling.
GUY (CONT’D)
 WE GOT THAT B ROLL! Man having trouble sleeping. GOT IT? What’s his problem does he not like being in B Roll? I was just in some B ROLL and loved it!
Footage of a man messing around with his pillow.
GUY (CONT’D)
The sneezer!
Woman sneezes.
GUY (CONT’D)
Backache!
Man rubbing his back in pain.
GUY (CONT’D)
Headache.
Man rubbing his head.
GUY (CONT’D)
And depressed woman touching a wall.
Footage of a depressed woman touching a wall.
GUY (CONT’D)
Why is she touching that wall? I don’t know. I think people think that’s what depressed people do.
GUY (V.O.) (CONT’D)
LISTEN! WE GOT ALL THAT B ROLL AND THOUSANDS MORE!
A long list of B Roll names scrolls down the screen(will write these later).
GUY (CONT’D)
So come on down to our B Roll warehouse.
Exterior shot of a warehouse.
GUY (CONT’D)
Just kidding that’s B Roll. I fooled you. See? That’s how good our B Roll is!
Freeze on guy giving a thumbs up.
 (V.O.)
To order your B Roll call 1-800-BBB-ROLL. That’s 1-800-BBB-ROLL! CALL NOW!
GUY
WE GOT THAT B ROLL!
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