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Television and screen writing : from concept to contract

Author: Richard A Blum
Publisher: Boston : Focal Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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"Television and Screen Writing is a practical, detailed guide for writing and marketing scripts for film and television. In addition to story, character, and dialogue development, this book also coaches readers on developing series concepts and writing effective script visualization, and how to incorporate it into TV and film script formats. An entire section is devoted to marketing the finished product - how to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Blum, Richard A.
Television and screen writing.
Boston : Focal Press, ©2001
(DLC) 00058735
(OCoLC)44579106
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard A Blum
ISBN: 9781136050343 1136050345 9781136051135 1136051139 9780080574325 0080574327
OCLC Number: 839304962
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 413 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction --
How to create marketable premises for motion pictures and TV (including successful loglines for pitch sales) --
How to develop a marketable story --
How to write the story --
Dramatic elements and act structure --
How to develop credible and castable characters --
How to write realistic dialogue --
Spec screenplay format --
How to write effective scenes in screenplays --
Script revisions --
Television sitcom format --
How to write professional scenes in sitcoms --
Animation, interactive and new media, and nonfiction entertainment --
Television drama format --
How to write professional scenes in TV drama --
Soap, talk show, and variety --
How to create new television series --
How to sell your motion picture screenplay --
How to sell your television script --
National and state funding sources --
Where to go next.
Responsibility: Richard A. Blum.
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Suitable for students and professionals in screen writing and television writing, this book teaches you how to become a creative and marketable writer in various professional arena - including major  Read more...

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