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The Multimedia Scriptwriting Workshop
     

The Multimedia Scriptwriting Workshop

by Douglas J. Varchol
 
Join filmmaker and multimedia scriptwriter Douglas J. Varchol as he demystifies writing for interactive media. With wit, candor, and a healthy dose of reality, the author shows you how to:
  • Assess your audience
  • Generate and evaluate new ideas
  • Assemble a creative team
  • Create the winning design proposal
  • Write exciting, successful scripts for

Overview

Join filmmaker and multimedia scriptwriter Douglas J. Varchol as he demystifies writing for interactive media. With wit, candor, and a healthy dose of reality, the author shows you how to:

  • Assess your audience
  • Generate and evaluate new ideas
  • Assemble a creative team
  • Create the winning design proposal
  • Write exciting, successful scripts for interactive media

Understand the fundamentals of interactive writing. Explore the essential, universal appeal of the hero's journey. Meet your audience's needs for involvement, quest, and ultimate reward. Discover the twelve key elements of the interactive model.

Dissect and study successful interactive titles. Learn from the creative minds behind Psychic Detective, Pyramid: Challenge of the Pharaoh's Dream, and Wing Commander IV. Discover where their original ideas came from, and how these concepts were developed. Get insider information on the highlights and potential pitfalls of the production process. See storyboards evolve into screen shots, and read excerpts from the actual scripts.

What's on the CD?

The CD contains a demo version of John Truby's StoryLine Pro, an ingenious guide through the maze of story organization which coaches you to tell a good story whether you want to or not. This program was recently used to develop the film scripts for Sleepless in Seattle and Outbreak.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780782118391
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/01/1996
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
7.47(w) x 8.97(h) x 0.90(d)

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