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Scriptwriting : n. developing and creating text for play, film or broadcast

Author: Paul Wells
Publisher: Lausanne : AVA Academia ; New York : Distributed in the USA & Canada by Watson-Guptill, ©2007.
Series: Basics animation, 1
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Offers a comprehensive account of definitions and approaches to script. This book seeks to promote the distinctiveness of animation as a form of expression, and provides an account of the choices and  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Wells
OCLC Number: 647920245
Description: 1 online resource (183 pages) : color illustrations, 1 map.
Contents: Introduction. How to get the most out of this book. Definitions: What is animation?; Animation: A Process Art; Animation vocabulary; Metamorphosis; Condensation; Anthropomorphism; Fabrication; Penetration; Symbolic Association; Sound illustration. Initial approaches: Initial ideas and starting points; Key themes; Core plots. Genres in animation: The animation matrix; Considering genre; Formal; Deconstructive; Political; Abstract; Re-narration; Paradigmatic; Primal. Story design: Script development and analysis: Charlie and Lola; Storyboarding - Narrative as problem solving: William's Wish Wellingtons. Writing styles: Writing emotionally: Shiri Anvi; Writing conceptually: Johnny Hardstaff; Writing character: Adam Elliot; Writing comedy: Van Partible; Writing Comedy: Kresten Anderson; Writing with sound: Uzi Geffenblad. Writing experimentally: Joan Ashworth. Animation in alternative contexts: Scriptwriting for the theatre; Scriptwriting for advertising; Scriptwriting for a planetarium. Glossary. Scriptwriters' advice. Conclusion. References and bibliography. Filmography and webography. Acknowledgements and picture credits.
Series Title: Basics animation, 1
Responsibility: Paul Wells.


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'This book is a must-have for the independent animator's bookshelf.' Melissa Piekaar, Stop Motion Magazine, June 2010. 'This is one of the best books about screenwriting to have been published in Read more...

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