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Big Screen, Small Screen : A practical guide to writing for flim and television in Australia - Coral Drouyn

Big Screen, Small Screen

A practical guide to writing for flim and television in Australia

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Thinking in pictures is a gift; transferring them to words on paper is a craft. Put them together, and that's the screenwriter's art...Big Screen, Small Screen is a complete guide to writing for film and television for beginners as well as more experienced writers. It covers all aspects of screenwriting from changing a film genre to picking a television timeslot...Big Screen, Small Screen takes you through the basics of screenwriting with step by step guides to structure, character and the first draft script, and valuable tips and exercises. It also shows you how to find and agent, deal with producers, market your script and apply for funding.

Acknowledgments..Introduction..PART 1 - Preparation: Before the writing begins..1 Big Screen, Small Screen..2 Changing genres for the market..3 Who wants what - and who gets it?..PART 2 - The writing process: Getting it down on paper..4 Character function..5 Creating characters and back stories ..6 Structure..7 Adapting the structure..8 Dialogue and scene construction..9 Subtext and visual text..10 The range of formats..11 Formatting the first draft..PART 3 - The completed script: Now the fun really starts..12 Revising the first draft..13 Pre-production relationships..14 The television serial..15 Selling your script..Film and television references..Bibliography..Index

ISBN: 9781741763935
ISBN-10: 1741763932
Format: PDF
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 184
Published: 1st November 1994
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Edition Number: 1