Writing Television Sitcoms (revised)

Writing Television Sitcoms (revised)

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by Evan S. Smith
     
 

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This new edition of Writing Television Sitcoms features the essential information every would-be teleplay writer needs to know to break into the business, including: - Updated examples from contemporary shows such as 30 Rock, The Office and South Park - Shifts in how modern stories are structured - How to recognize changes in taste and censorship - The reality of…  See more details below

Overview

This new edition of Writing Television Sitcoms features the essential information every would-be teleplay writer needs to know to break into the business, including: - Updated examples from contemporary shows such as 30 Rock, The Office and South Park - Shifts in how modern stories are structured - How to recognize changes in taste and censorship - The reality of reality television - How the Internet has created series development opportunities - A refined strategy for approaching agents and managers - How pitches and e-queries work - or don't - The importance of screenwriting competitions

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781101151624
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
12/01/2009
Sold by:
Penguin Group
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
352
File size:
750 KB
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Evan S Smith is an associate professor at Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, and has written sitcoms for studios including Paramount, MTM and Twentieth Century Fox.

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