REMINDER – Pitch the LAMB: Family and the Holidays

by Courtney · December 19, 2010 · Pitch the LAMB · No Comments
Hello, CS here reminding you about the latest edition of our Pitch the LAMB series.

Movie Genre: Family and the Holidays

Examples of the Genre: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation; Home for the Holidays; Adam Sandler’s Eight Crazy Nights; A Christmas Story; Die Hard; Christmas with The Kranks; It’s A Wonderful Life; Home Alone; Four Christmases; Jingle All the Way; Elf, The Family Stone; Bad Santa; Miracle on 34th Street; The Ref .

10 words/phrases to get you started:

  1. There is something you should know about my family…
  2. Why does the tree smell like the sewer?
  3. Drunk Santa
  4. I thought you got the gift for dad.
  5. Uncle Joe
  6. You always preferred Michelle over me, mother!
  7. Turkey
  8. The mall is closing in an hour!
  9. Cousin Francis is a…
  10. I think the dog just ate Mable’s…

As always, your job is to come up with an idea for a film using some of the words/phrases listed above. Once you have a plot idea, post it on your blog in any fashion you choose (e.g. plot synopsis, excerpt of a script, fictional trailer, fictional film review, movie poster, etc.) and email the link to bigthoughtssmallmind@hotmail.com. Simple as that! The deadline for submissions is Thursday December 30, 2010.

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