TVR15 CHAPTER 2 MEDIA PRODUCTIO FOR WRITERS
Conflict often arises:
Writers and those who produce their work (directors, producers, editors) are often at odds
because what is on paper isnt always what ends on screen.
There are numbers of reasons why:
Chapter 8 Video Games
Video and Computer Games Have Writers?
YES. Often a writer on a video or computer is also the producer director and/ or programmer.
Other games may have teams of writers, all working on story elements and specific dialogue for
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THE GOAL OF THE WRITER:
Goal is to make the audience FEEL. Make them laugh, cry, care about someone and his or her
You can only tell the reader directly are what the audience is to SEE and HEAR.
A SCRITPS PRIMARY FUNCTIONS
Chapter 7 Animation
When we talk about the world of animation we are generally referring to animated television and
Toy Story, Phineas and Ferb, Ratatouille, Clarence
Within the world of animated television there are 3 main genres:
Primetime or Adul
Chapter 4 News
The Fourth Estate
Since the late 1700s the term Fourth Estate has been used to name/describe The Press, or
journalism. The idea is that the press is as important to the public and to our lives as the other
three branches of society/governme
TVR 15 Three General Writing Tips
General Writing Tips for Scripts:
1 Know where youre going before you start.
The outline is the most important stage of screenwriting
If you dont know how each of the acts of your script will play out in sequences, what y
TVR 15 CHAPTER 5 DOCUMENTARIES
What is a Documentary?
There are many appropriate definitions for what a documentary is, but today
documentaries are typically produced to make a point, to win an argument, or to solve a
puzzle about a socially important top
Chapter 9 Comedy & Drama Film
Master Scene Format
The term Master Scene Format is meant to suggest the most universal of single column
layouts. A few basic guidelines:
-Scripts are organized in Scenes. Each scene begins with a Scene Heading (or
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Shorts burst of information spaced between and within programs on radio and television.
We will discuss all three types today, and they are:
Public Service Announcement (PSAs)
Each type fills a sp