Writing for Animation, Comics, and Games

Writing for Animation, Comics, and Games

by Christy Marx

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Overview

Writing for Animation, Comics, and Games explains the practical aspects of creating scripts for animation, comics, graphic novels, and computer games. It details how you can create scripts that are in the right industry format, and follow the expected rules for you to put your best foot forward to help you break-in to the trade. This book explains approaches to writing for exterior storytelling (animation, games); interior/exterior storytelling (comics and graphic novels), as well as considerations for non-linear computer games in the shortest, pithiest, and most economical way. The author offers insider's advice on how you can present work as professional, how to meet deadlines, how visual writing differs from prose, and the art of collaboration.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781136144455
Publisher: CRC Press
Publication date: 11/12/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 248
File size: 7 MB

About the Author

Based in Los Angeles, California. Christy Marx is a writer, story editor, series developer, game designer, and interactive writer. Her many credits include: Babylon 5 and the Twilight Zone; 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea; He-Man; X-Men Evolution; Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; Lord of the Rings; Elfquest; and more.

Table of Contents

ANIMATION/COMICS/GAMES:
History/Evolution of the art form: Genres and Categories, Where I'm Coming From; The Basics: Terms and Nomenclature, The Script Format, Beyond the Basics (advice, tips and tricks); Breaking&Entering: Ways to Break In, Location, Agents, Unions&Organizations, Books and Links.

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