Highlights of Fortissimo – military and musical spectacular (Video)

Video / July 21, 2017 / Project number: 17-0055

 

Visual Transcript

Scene opens to a Canadian Flag blowing in the breeze.

Cut to a shot of the Band of the Ceremonial Guard of the Canadian Armed Forces marching up the pathway towards Parliament Hill, instruments in hand.

Cut to a medium shot of bagpipers as they march, dressed in ceremonial kit.

Cut to a medium shot of the Band of the Ceremonial Guard as they perform on the grounds of Parliament Hill.

Cut to a series of shots featuring guest performers participating in the Fortissimo ceremony.

Cut to a wide angle shot of guest performers marching away from Parliament Hill. The Band of the Ceremonial Guard remains in the background.

Cut to a medium shot of the drummers of the Band of the Ceremonial Guard.

Cut to a medium shot of members of the Cadets band performing in formation in front of the Parliament Buildings.

Cut to a medium shot of four highland dancers performing in front of bagpipers.

Cut to a shot of The Royal Hamilton Light Infantry 13th Battalion Ceremonial Guard as they march across the lawn of Parliament Hill, dressed in uniforms from the Battle of 1812 and carrying muskets.

Cut to a medium shot of The Royal Hamilton Light Infantry 13th Battalion Ceremonial Guard as some kneel in front, weapons aimed forward.

Cut to a medium shot of The Royal Hamilton Light Infantry 13th Battalion Ceremonial Guard firing blanks from their muskets.

Cut to a medium shot of The Royal Hamilton Light Infantry 13th Battalion Ceremonial Guard Infantry as they stand and re-load their weapons. In the background, two ceremonial cannons are fired.

Cut to a medium shot of a member of The Royal Hamilton Light Infantry 13th Battalion Ceremonial Guard as he takes aim and fires his musket.

Cut to a medium shot of members of the Ceremonial Guard as they raise their ceremonial weapons and fire blanks into the air.

Cut to a medium shot of The Royal Hamilton Light Infantry 13th Battalion Ceremonial Guard as they raise their weapons and fire blanks into the air.

Cut to a wide angle shot the Band of the Ceremonial Guard performing in front of the Parliament Buildings. They are flanked on either side by the Ceremonial Guard.

Cut to a medium shot of members of the Ceremonial Guard marching past the camera, heads turned to face the camera.

Cut to a close up shot of drums from the Ceremonial Guard. The word “FORTISSIMO” appears on the screen in yellow text.

Cut to an evening shot of the Parliament Building. The word “FORTISSIMO 2017” appears at the top of the Parliament buildings with the summer schedule written below as follows: July 20, 21, and 22. 7:00 p.m. Ottawa, Canada. 20-21 et 22 juillet, 19h00.

Fade to black. Fade to Title reading: Strong. Proud. Ready. Forts. Fiers. Prêts

Fade to National Defence Identifier and copyright information. Fade to Canada wordmark.

 

 

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