Writing the Killer Treatment: Selling Your Story without a Script

Writing the Killer Treatment: Selling Your Story without a Script

by Michael Halperin
     
 

ISBN-10: 094118840X

ISBN-13: 9780941188401

Pub. Date: 05/28/2002

Publisher: Wiese, Michael Productions

Writers have to understand and develop the elements that make a great script before writing the script itself. Halperin demonstrates how treatments can be effective, taking writers through the entire process in a variety of genres including originals, adaptations, movies-of-the-week, miniseries, sitcoms and soap operas.  See more details below

Overview

Writers have to understand and develop the elements that make a great script before writing the script itself. Halperin demonstrates how treatments can be effective, taking writers through the entire process in a variety of genres including originals, adaptations, movies-of-the-week, miniseries, sitcoms and soap operas.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780941188401
Publisher:
Wiese, Michael Productions
Publication date:
05/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
196
Product dimensions:
6.08(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsxiii
Forewordxv
Chapter 1.A Writer's Map1
Chapter 2.Exploring Options13
Chapter 3.Story Development23
Chapter 4.Adaptations35
Chapter 5.Longform51
Chapter 6.Episodic Television63
Chapter 7.Daytime Serials--The Soaps75
Chapter 8.Structure83
Chapter 9.A Final Word91
Appendix99
I.Interviews101
II.Sample Treatment115
III.Referenced Films and Their Writers119
IV.Referenced Television Programs and Their Writers and Creators123
V.Copyright and Registration125
VI."What Every Writer Needs to Know"127
VII.Finding an Agent143
VIII.Finding a Producer165
About the Author171

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