Global Scriptwriting

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Audience: Beginning and professional filmmakers/writers in the USA and around the world; students of screenwriting, especially in graduate courses.

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"Global Scriptwriting is a treat of a read, going in-depth into the many voices and stories that are told away from the meddling hand of Hollywood."
-The Writer's Guild of Britain
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780240804286
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 6/11/2001
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 974,936
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.57 (d)

Meet the Author

Ken Dancyger is the author of numerous books on screenwriting, editing, and production. He conducts screenwriting forums and workshops in North America, Europe, and Asia. A past chair of Undergraduate studies in the Department of Film and Television at NYU, he is currently Professor of Film and Television at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University.
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Table of Contents

Part 1:The Universal Elements of Script--The Basics; Character; Structure; Form; Voice; Part 2: Particulars About Screenwriting; The Hollywood Model; The Independent Model; The National Model; New Models; Experiments in Voice; Part 3: The Internationalization of Storytelling; The Ascent of Voice; The Search for New Forms; The Struggle of Style and Content; The Media is the Message; The Centrality of Metagenre; Big Issues Plus National Stereotypes Equals International Success; The Search for the Global Tale; Appendix; Index
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