The Ceremonial Guard marks Canada Day and Canada 150 - Video

Video / June 30, 2017 / Project number: 17-0017

 

Scene opens with extreme close-up of a soldier’s face. He is wearing a bearskin hat with the strap across his chin.

Cut to a medium shot of the Ceremonial Guard standing in the middle of a grassy field, dressed in their red scarlet uniforms. The Band of the Ceremonial Guard is centred in the shot with guards flanking both the left and right sides. The Commanding Officer stands front and centre, with his back to the camera.

Cut to a medium shot over the shoulder of the Commanding Officer. The Ceremonial Guard is blurred in the background.

Cut to a close-up shot of a drum.

Cut to a medium shot of members of the Ceremonial Guard standing at attention.

Cut to a close-up shot of the Commanding Officer’s mouth as he shouts instructions.

Male, Commanding Officer: Guard! Attention! À l’épaule, armes!

Cut to a medium shot of members of the Ceremonial Guard standing in line. They raise their left leg as they stand at attention.

Cut to a close-up shot of a male member of the Ceremonial Guard standing at attention. He then draws his ceremonial weapon to his shoulder.

Cut to a medium shot of members of the Ceremonial Guard with their ceremonial weapons at their shoulders.

Cut to a medium shot of the Commanding Officer shouting further instructions.

Commanding Officer: Salut générale. Présente. Armes!

Cut to a close-up shot of a male member of the Ceremonial Guard.

Cut to a medium shot of members of the Ceremonial Guard raising their ceremonial weapons with their right hand, hitting them with their left.

Cut to a close-up shot of a female member of the Ceremonial Guard.

Cut to a medium shot of a row of booted feet as members of the Ceremonial Guard stand at attention.

Cut to a medium shot of members of the Band of the Ceremonial Guard. They raise their various instruments in anticipation of playing.

Cut to a close-up shot of the Band of the Ceremonial Guard Conductor raising his gloved hands and baton to conduct the band.

Cut to a medium shot of the Band of the Ceremonial Guard standing in a green field playing music.

Cut to a close-up shot of a male member of the Band of the Ceremonial Guard as he bangs his cymbals together.

Cut to a close-up shot of a female member of the Band of the Ceremonial Guard playing the flute. 

Cut to a series of close-ups of various unidentified male and female members playing their instruments.

Cut to a medium shot of the Ceremonial Guard and the Band of the Ceremonial Guard standing in a green field. Two usoldiers march across the field in front of the guard from the right side of the picture holding a white banner that reads “Canada 150”. The Commanding Officer marches in from the left side of the screen. They stop in the middle of the Ceremonial Guard and stand at attention.

“We stand on guard for thee” appears on the top of the screen, with the Canada 150 Maple Leaf emblem.

The Canada 150 Maple Leaf emblem then shifts to the right of the screen as the words “CANADA 150” appear. The Maple Leaf emblem makes up the “0” of 150.

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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