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Writing the horror movie

Author: Marc Blake; Sara Bailey
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury Academic, 2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A practical, theoretically savvy guide to writing a horror movie.

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Genre/Form: Vejledninger
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marc Blake; Sara Bailey
ISBN: 9781441196187 1441196188
OCLC Number: 900358772
Description: viii, 259 sider
Contents: Introduction: Welcome to the Nightmare 1. Why do we like to be scared? On the Abject and the Unknown 2. Horror history and literary/film background3. Subgenres. The Undead. Monsters. Demons and possession. Serial Killers, Slashers, Werewolves, Bad science and Body Horror4. Staging horror. Five tropes. Unease, dread, terror, horror & disgust5. On creating the Nemesis: Norman, Hannibal, Freddie and Jigsaw6. Forming the idea. Writing exercises. Fears and phobias. Notes on the screenplay. Short, visual and credible7. The First Act: Unease and dread. Character and milieu8. The Second Act: Modulating fear, terror and horror9. Third Act. Resolutions. Tragic and redemptive endings10. Writing the horror sequel/franchise11. Adaptations. From page to screen. Short stories and novels12. On Cross-genre. Where can you bleed into other genres? Zom-Com, Thriller/Horror, Vampire romance, Horror and comedy13. World markets. Horror in the US, the UK and European Horror. Asian, Thai and Hong Kong horror14. Lo-budget Horror. How Blair Witch, Colin and Paranormal Activity became box office gold15. Case studies. Selling the scare. Interviews with Writer/directors Chris Smith (Creep, Severance), James Watkins (Eden Lake). Neil Marshall (Dog Soldiers, Descent, Doom), Adam Gierasch (Autopsy, Night of the Demons) Mark Ezra and more.... 16. Producer Interviews. What producers are looking for? 17. Marketing. Frightest and Sitges. Interviews with directors of the world's leading Horror festivals and conventions 18. Fifty Essential Horror movies. Synopses and analysis of each subgenre.

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The truth is that the screenplay is a bastard form of literature. It is not a play nor book nor movie, and not just simply a blueprint for a film. All movies, regardless of genre, depend on the Read more...

 
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