30 August 2011

30 August 2011 - Literary Design Start with a script that...

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Literary Design Start with a script – that which gets a movie started o Original script – written for the screen o Adaptation – based on a novel Strict (Accurate) or loose or faithful 4 Elements of a Writer’s script o 1. Characters o 2. Dialogue o 3. Actions o 4. Setting Writer’s script is a framework o Guide, catalyst, blueprint o Writer is not the author of a movie Chaplin – writer, director, star Movie dictated by audience o Writer’s script changed several times Several versions of water world 3 writers, director, producer, actors o Writer determined by generic conventions, formula o Write to formula, a film comes from culture o Therefore, culture writes a movie Director’s script aka Tech Script o Notes on writer’s script 4 Scripts o 1. Writer’s script o 2. Director’s script o 3. Text Script o 4. Published Script – from completed film Scripts tailored to specific stars Writer usually leaves once script is picked up
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