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Writing for film

Author: Jason WheatleyPeter ThompsonAlan PlaterDavid WilliamsonFrank R PiersonAll authors
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : First Light Video Pub., ©1989.
Series: Master classes in the media arts.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Interviews with four film script writers at the 1988 Year of the Writer conference held at the AFTRS. Discusses various aspects of scriptwriting.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jason Wheatley; Peter Thompson; Alan Plater; David Williamson; Frank R Pierson; Linda Seger; Australian Film, Television & Radio School.; First Light Video Publishing.
OCLC Number: 30098204
Notes: Series title from container.
Credits: Producer/director, Jason Wheatley ; co-producer, Paul Thompson ; interviewer, Peter Thompson.
Performer(s): Alan Plater ; David Williamson ; Frank Pierson ; Linda Seger.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (53 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: Research and good writing --
The process and word processors --
What makes a good script? --
Finding a story --
The pitfalls --
Character --
Writer's block --
Dialogue --
Over-writing --
Re-writes --
Writing based on fact --
The role of the script --
The pitch --
Why write a movie? --
Entertainment is not enough --
Script structure --
The three act structure --
Plot and subplot --
Image and style --
Formula scripts.
Series Title: Master classes in the media arts.
Responsibility: Australian Film, Television & Radio School.

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Interviews with four film script writers at the 1988 Year of the Writer conference held at the AFTRS. Discusses various aspects of scriptwriting.

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