Masterclass in Dramatic Writing: Theater, Film, and Television


Masterclass in Dramatic Writing: Theater, Film, and Television

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Title: Masterclass in Dramatic Writing: Theater, Film, and Television
Author: Neipris, Janet
Price: $46.99

A Masterclass in Dramatic Writing addresses all three genres of dramatic writing - for theatre, film and TV - in a comprehensive, one-semester, 14-week masterclass for the dramatic writer.

Including new material alongside revised, extended selections from Janet Neipris' original and much loved book To Be A Playwright, this volume takes the writer week-by-week up to a first draft and rewrite of a dramatic work.

Brand new chapters include:

* Beginnings
* Focus and Theme
* Comedy
* Writing for Television
* To Be A Dramatic Writer

Adding these to selections on Character, Dialogue, Fifty Questions, Endings, and Rewriting, Neipris has created a stunningly useful text which works across genres.

If your goal is a completed script to be proud of, you can have no more authoritative, inspiring and careful guide than Janet Neipris.

Preface: The Moral Responsibility of the Artist
Introduction: The Writers Life

Week 1: Beginnings
Week 2: Creating Complex Characters
Week 3: Dialogue
Week 4: Escalating Conflicts
Week 5: Sixty Questions When Writing a Dramatic Piece
Week 6: Putting it all Together
Week 7: Endings
Week 8: Checkpoints
Week 9: Rewriting
Week 10: Adaptation
Week 11: Comedy
Week 12: The Fifteen Habits of Successful Dramatic Writers
Week 13: Lessons from Master Teachers and Students
Week 14: To Be a Writer

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publication date: 13/07/2016
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781138918542
Publishing status: AU In-stock Distributor

Additional information

Weight 226 g
Dimensions 216 × 138 mm


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