Global Script Writing

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Juli 2001



This book is the first to incorporate the basics of the classical form with the innovative edge of the last decade, as well the culture specific changes that have taken place outside of North America. It offers readers a view of the enriched repertoire available to writers resulting from the introduction of cultural perspectives into traditional story forms. Specific topics examined include, the ascent of voice, the search for new forms, the struggle between style and content, and the centrality of megagenre. Includes numerous case studies and examples Focuses on how adaptation, innovation, and cultural values combine to create internationally successful stories


Part 1:The Universal Elements of Script--The Basics; Character; Structure; Form; Voice; Part 2: Particulars About Screenwriting; The Hollywood Model; The Independent Model; The National Model; New Models; Experiments in Voice; Part 3: The Internationalization of Storytelling; The Ascent of Voice; The Search for New Forms; The Struggle of Style and Content; The Media is the Message; The Centrality of Metagenre; Big Issues Plus National Stereotypes Equals International Success; The Search for the Global Tale; Appendix; Index


Ken Dancyger is the author of numerous books on screenwriting, editing, and production. He conducts screenwriting forums and workshops in North America, Europe, and Asia. A past chair of Undergraduate studies in the Department of Film and Television at NYU, he is currently Professor of Film and Television at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University.


"Global Scriptwriting is a treat of a read, going in-depth into the many voices and stories that are told away from the meddling hand of Hollywood." -The Writer's Guild of Britain
EAN: 9780240804286
ISBN: 0240804287
Untertitel: black & white illustrations. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 2001
Seitenanzahl: 268 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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