Script Planning: Positioning Your Script for Television and Film

Script Planning: Positioning Your Script for Television and Film

by Zaza




Discusses the business of screenwriting for the writer new to film and television. Placing the writer in the position of producer, the text covers the creation of a "property," and its presentation and marketing.

Provides a systematic approach to getting your script produced. Through previsualization, preplanning, and market evaluation, you will learn how to define a subject, fit it into the marketplace, and when and to whom to present a proposal.

A practical roadmap and reference tool, Script Planning provides financial strategies, sources of support, a development process overview, film and television genre categories, major market classes, and Writer's Guild parameters. In addition, this book details the roles of technology, agents distributors, syndicators and exhibitors.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780240801216
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/09/1992
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

Idea and subject; Visualizing the idea; Literary property; Producing; Distribution and exhibition; Network television; Cable television; Public broadcasting; Home video and sponsored film; TV genre: children, games, soap and news; Language of
film and video.

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