Writing Docudrama: Dramatizing Reality for Film and TV by Alan Rosenthal, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Writing Docudrama: Dramatizing Reality for Film and TV

Writing Docudrama: Dramatizing Reality for Film and TV

by Alan Rosenthal
     
 

* From concept to completion, a thorough, down-to-earth grasp of all the ins and outs of writing the docudrama
• Docudrama is a booming industry, with new films appearing almost weekly.


Nearly every day one can find news stories that would be dismissed as impossible if they weren't actually true, and many of them are being made into successful

Overview

* From concept to completion, a thorough, down-to-earth grasp of all the ins and outs of writing the docudrama
• Docudrama is a booming industry, with new films appearing almost weekly.


Nearly every day one can find news stories that would be dismissed as impossible if they weren't actually true, and many of them are being made into successful feature and television films. Dramatizing Reality explains how to find and rsearch ideas and
develop them into vaible stories, how to use dialogue to shape characters, and how to progress from a treatment to a saleable script. Also included is a chapter on the responsibilities involved with mixing truth and fiction. Alan Rosenthal has worked
as a writer, producer and director on more than 60 films for PBS, CBS, ABC, NBC, Israel TV and Dtch TV. He is the author of four other books and has contributed numerous articles to such publications as Film Quarterly and Cineaste.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780240801957
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/19/1994
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.03(w) x 9.19(h) x 0.63(d)

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