Thea 1023 Unit 2 Study Guide.docx

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Unit 2 Study Guide Chapter 4: Treatment: first draft of a screenplay for a motion picture, television program, or radio play. A piece of prose. Shooting script (1 page = 1 minute) provides a foundation that informs the collaborative creative process necessary to adapt the script to the screen Roundtable writing Script Doctor: a writer hired by a film, tv, or theater production to rewrite an existing script or polish specific aspects like structure, characterization, dialogue, pacing, theme, or other elements. Storyboards: a panel or series of panels on which a set of sketches is arranged depicting consecutively the important changes of a scene and action in a series of shots. Diegesis: total world of the story, events, characters, objects, settings, and sounds that form the world in which the story occurs. MacGuffin: refer to an object, document, or secret within a story that is vitally important to the characters, Film noir: initially wasn’t looked or thought of as a film genre because the films look darker and involve corruption. Femme fatale: “deadly women”, role cast women as seductive, autonomous, and deceptive predators who use men for their own means. They are far smarter opponentfor the protagonist than other adversarial characters. In medea res: beginning a story out of chronological order Internal conflict: self doubt, inexperience, personal history emotional problems, ethics Hammartia: fatal flaw, hubris (overweening pride) External conflict: society, group, individual, nature, circumstances To foreshadow
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