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Scriptwriting updated : new and conventional ways of writing for the screen

Author: Linda Aronson; Australian Film, Television & Radio School.
Publisher: [North Ryde, N.S.W.] : Australian Film Television & Radio School ; [St. Leonards, N.S.W.] : Allen & Unwin, 2000.
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Script writing has changed in the past years and this book shows today's scriptwriter how to write with the new strucutures of flash backs, parallel storytelling and multiple protagonists. "The traditional and new narrative structures are carefully explained and cross referenced. There is arange of helpful analytical aids like charts, quick reference guides and structural breakdowns. Special script development  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Aronson; Australian Film, Television & Radio School.
ISBN: 1876351039 9781876351038
OCLC Number: 45754637
Description: xv, 300 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Preface --
Part 1. Getting ideas --
1. Creativity and general problem-solving --
2. Getting good ideas fast from screen models --
3. Getting good ideas fast from fairytale, myth and fable --
4. Getting good ideas fast from non-narrative triggers --
Part 2. Narrative structure --
5. Overview of traditional narrative structure --
6. Development strategies for a traditional three-act film --
7. Alternative narrative structures : flashback --
8. Varieties of flashback narrative --
9. Quick reference guide to using flashback narrative --
10. Structure charts of flashback narrative --
11. Tandem narrative and sequential narrative --
12. Multiple protagonists and antagonists --
13. Lost in the telling : films with structural flaws --
Part 3. Getting it onto paper --
14. Dialogue --
15. Examples of flawed dialogue writing --
16. Treatment writing and the scripts as instruction manual --
17. Strategy for writing under pressure --
Filmography --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: by Linda Aronson.

Abstract:

Script writing has changed in the past years and this book shows today's scriptwriter how to write with the new strucutures of flash backs, parallel storytelling and multiple protagonists. "The traditional and new narrative structures are carefully explained and cross referenced. There is arange of helpful analytical aids like charts, quick reference guides and structural breakdowns. Special script development strategies help with plotting. There are highly effective concentration techniques for countering cliche and a wide variety of ways to trigger ideas." - back cover.

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