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Screenwriters and screenwriting : putting practice into context

Author: Craig Batty
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Screenwriters and Screenwriting" is an innovative, fresh and lively book that is useful for both screenwriting practice and academic study. It is international in scope, with case studies and analyses from the US, the UK, Australia, Japan, Ireland and Denmark. The book presents a distinctive collection of chapters from creative academics and critical practitioners that serve one purpose: to put aspects of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Screenwriters and screenwriting
(OCoLC)883513120
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Craig Batty
ISBN: 9781137338938 1137338938
OCLC Number: 884451509
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: PART I: SCREENWRITERS AND THEIR SCREENPLAYS --
1. White Space: An Approach to the Practice of Screenwriting as Poetry; Elisabeth Lewis Corley and Joseph Megel --
2. Narrating Voices in the Screenplay Text: How the Writer can Direct the Reader's Visualisations of the Potential FIlm; Ann Ingelstrom --
3. Writing Horror: Blending Theory With Practice; Shaun Kimber --
4. Beyond the Screenplay: Memoir and Family Relations in Three Films by Gaylene Preston; Hester Joyce --
5. Costume as Character Arc: How Emotional Transformation is Written into the Dressed Body; Craig Batty --
PART II: SCREENWRITING AND THE DEVELOPMENT PROCESS --
6. Developing the Screenplay: Stepping into the Unknown; Margot Nash --
7. 'The Irish Film Board: Gatekeeper or Facilitator?' The Experience of the Irish Screenwriter; D̤̕g O'Connell --
8. First Impressions: Debut Features by Irish Screenwriters; Susan Liddy --
9. 'Sorry Blondie, I Don't Do Backstory!' Script Editing: The Invisible Craft; Paul Wells --
10. Scripting the Real: Mike Leigh's Practice as Antecedent to Contemporary Reality TV Texts "The Only Way is Essex "and "Made in Chelsea"; Peri Bradley --
PART III: SCREENWRITING AND AUTHORSHIP --
11. Based on a True Story: Negotiating Collaboration, Compromise and Authorship in the Script Development Process; Alec McAulay --
12. Sarah Phelps on Writing Television: Adaptation, Collaboration, and the Screenwriter's Voice; Kate Iles --
13. Working the Writers' Room: The Context, the Creative Space and the Collaborations of Danish Television Series "Borgen"; Eva Novrup Redvall --
14. And the Screenwriter Created Man: Male Characterisation in Bromance and Bromedy; Helen Jacey --
15. Gals Who Make the Jokes: Feature Film Screenwriting for the Satirical Female Voice; Marilyn Tofler --
16. Self-Reflexive Screenwriting and LGBT Identity: Framing and Indirectly Reading the Self; Christopher Pullen.
Responsibility: edited by Craig Batty.

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