MP 4034 The Transformers The Movie (Sunbow Productions/Marvel Productions)

 First Ron Friedman Treatment (Heritage Auction preview only)


First Ron Friedman Script Group (Heritage Auction preview only)



Second Ron Friedman Outline (Revised 28/03/85)

Second Ron Friedman Draft Script 27/04/85

Second Ron Friedman Draft Script Revised 02/05/85
Full script (Revision pages 1, 2, 2A, 2B, 5, 6, 14, 14A)


Interim and Final Character Models
Interim Ultra Magnus model sheet - for commercial MP 1115, spot 250


Undated Sunbow revision script


Dialogue script (Walker Edmiston's copy)



Storyboards (with deleted/changed scenes noted) - contributor credit: Avon@tfw2005



Storyboards artists:
Peter Chung
Jooin Kim
Chung Hwan Oh
Sioak Park
Sangil Shim
David Shin
Soo Young Chung
Del Barras
James Gomez
Ernie Guanlao
Doug Lefler
Rico Rival
Romeo Tanghal

(If anyone has information about which artist did which sequence, please get in touch so they can be properly credited)

* = scene truncated
+ = scene cut, but dialogue retained and moved.

Sequence 1: 6, 9, 18 before 17, 29, 34, 37 divided into 37A and 37B, 38, 39 divided into 39A and 39B.
Artists: Peter Chung

Sequence 2: Entire sequence simplified.  Green star, satellites, asteroids, ice crystals, stellar ring, nebula and swirling vortex all out.  Superman credits or Star Wars crawl in

Sequence 3: 7*, 22 no pan - static shot.
Artists: Peter Chung

Sequence 4: 1 no pan

Sequence 5: 2-9, 31 replaced, 36
Artists: Peter Chung

Sequence 6: 15, 24*, 25, 34, 45-48A, 52, 56 replaced, 57-72, 89*, 90
Artists: Peter Chung

Sequence 7: 31, 32, 39-44B replaced by early trailer footage, 54, 55+, 62-65, 67, 68+, 69-72, 83-87 no effects.
Artists: Peter Chung

Sequence 8: 4-8, 11, 37, 37A, 48, 49, 54, 55, 62 replaced by 104, 71 replaced by 78, 80, 81, 83*, 86, 102-111, 116, 122-126, 128+, 130-135, 151, 152*, 183, 188* 
Artists: Peter Chung

Sequence 9: No visuals cuts, 10 second cut to score due to timing issue.

Sequence 11: 18, 31A, 32, 33, 36*

Sequence 13: 2, 4C, 10-12, 30, 32

Sequence 14: 2, 16, 18-20, 26, 27

Sequence 15: 24-28, 44, 53*, 57A*, 61, 61A revised, 61B-64, 66, 76, 77, 80, 82 cont. with action from 83, 84A, 84B, 99, 102-105, 107*, 108-112, 114-126

Sequence 16: 2*, 17*, 18-21, 23-25, 34+, 40, 41, 47, 48, 54, 56, 62, 73, 74* 

Sequence 17: No visual cuts, Hot Rod dialogue moved from sc. 11 to sc. 1

Sequence 18: 3, 5, 6, 8, 15, 16

Sequence 19: 10, 11, 17, 23+, 30A, 33 static, 35, 38-41+, 53*, 71

Sequence 20: No cuts

Sequence 21: 1-3, 5-7, 11*, 12, 19A

Sequence 22: 1, 3, 8 revised, 10 revised, 13, 27 revised, 28-30, 32*, 33-35, 37-40 

Sequence 23: 2B, 2C, 3-5

Sequence 24: 33F, 40*, 41, 42, 45, 49, 50, 53 revised, 59+

Sequence 25: 7-11B revised: 8, 10 cut, 7 and 9 action on 11, 14*

Sequence 26: 3C-3H, 14A, 15-15B action moved to 14D, 15-15G, 18, 21, 22A-22C, 23B, 26-27B, 48A

Sequence 27: 1, 12, 14-16, 25 replaced by 25A and 25B, 29, 30, 28 and 31 continuous scene, 34, 35, 39, 41-42, 43-47, 48 revised, 49, 55, 56, 60 moved to 49F, 61-64, 65-70 moved to 49A-49E, 75-77, repeat of 71, 78 moved to 82A, 79, 83, 84
Artists: Peter Chung

Sequence 29: 13 and 14 revised (Unicron uses eye laser, not hand)

Sequence 30: 27, 28, 41-42, 46, 47A, 47B moved, 52 replaced by 40, 53

Sequence 31: No cuts



Sequence order in finished film
1 to 13
14-1 to 14-29
15-1 to 15-6
22
14-29A to end of 14
15-7 to end of 19
21
20
23 and 25 combined as a continuous sequence
24
26 to 31