Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

Public Awareness

TV Spot Script: “Father & Son ”


"Coaching Boys Into Men”


TV Spot - Script

 

"FATHER & SON" :30


AS PRODUCED LOCALIZED FOR NYS


9/25/07


FADE IN:


SUBURBAN HOME - MORNING

A father and son leave their home together:
Cut to them on a baseball diamond. The dad shows the boy how to swing a bat.


ANNOUNCER (V.O.)
You taught him how to hit a baseball.

Cut to footage of the boy throwing a football with dad in their yard.


ANNOUNCER (V.O.) How to hit a receiver.
Cut to footage of the boy swinging a golf club at the driving range.


ANNOUNCER (V.O.)
A 9 iron.

Cut to a 2 on 2 game at a local outdoor court. The boy passes the ball to dad who makes a layup. They run back up court toward camera.


ANNOUNCER (V.O.)
Even taught him how to hit the open man.
But how much time have you spent teaching him...
Fade to black.


ANNOUNCER (V.O.)
...what not to hit.

Fade up title: Teach him early.

Dissolve to title: All violence against women is wrong.

Logo underneath: www.opdv.ny.gov
Lower third logos:
Logo: The Ad Council
Logo: The Family Violence Prevention Fund
Logo: NYS Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence
Logo: The Waitt Institute

Local Frame title: The NYS Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence, www.opdv.ny.gov, For help or information, call the State’s 24-hour Domestic and Sexual Violence Hotline, 1-800-942-6906, In NYC call 311