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Zimbabwe's Cinematic Arts: Language, Power, Identity
By Indiana University Press
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mpn: black & white tables, ean: 9780253006462, isbn: 0253006465,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 242 reviews
This timely book reflects on discourses of identity that pervade local talk and texts in Zimbabwe, a nation beset by political and economic crisis. As she explores questions of culture that play out in broadly accessible local and foreign film and television, Katrina Daly Thompson shows how viewers interpret these media and how they impact everyday life, language use, and thinking about community. She offers a unique understanding of how media reflect and contribute to Zimbabwean culture,


Television Production: A Classroom Approach, Student Edition, 2nd Edition
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ean: 9781591581598, isbn: 1591581591,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
Each chapter in the student text features: learning objectives, vocabulary, topic discussion, review questions, student project plans, evaluation sheets, and extension activities. The text also covers equipment use, project planning instruction, newsgathering methodology, studio production, and movie production. The teacher's guide additionally contains instructional notes to the teacher, answer sheets, instructional ideas, and evaluation notes. Grades 7-12.Approximately 60% of the material is


The Art of Adaptation: Turning Fact And Fiction Into Film (Owl Books)
By Brand: Holt Paperbacks
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ean: 9780805016260, isbn: 0805016260,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 150 reviews
Adaptations have long been a mainstay of Hollywood and the television networks. Indeed, most Academy Award- and Emmy Award-winning films have been adaptations of novels, plays, or true-life stories. Linda Seger, author of two acclaimed books on scriptwriting, now offers a comprehensive handbook for screenwriters, producers, and directors who want to successfully transform fictional or factual material into film. Seger tells how to analyze source material to understand why some of it resists


Screenwriting for Film and Television
By Pearson
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ean: 9780205272990, isbn: 0205272991,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 109 reviews
More and more people are writing scripts as they try to break into the ''Hollywood scene.'' What makes a script stand out? Readers will find out in this comprehensive volume. This invaluable tool to the film and television scriptwriter offers two especially unique features: It contains valuable information on writing for TV (most books just cover film or tv, not both), and secondly, it contains a full chapter on Comedy (other books briefly touch this genre). Chock full of sample scripts and


Television: The Critical View
By imusti
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 274 reviews
First published in 1976, Television: The Critical View set the foundation for the serious study of television, becoming the gold standard of anthologies in the field. With this seventh edition, editor Horace Newcomb has moved the book from one merely intended to legitimize the critical inquiry of television to a text that reflects how complex critical approaches to television have become today. Comprised of virtually all new selections that deal with both classic and contemporary programming,


On Camera: How To Report, Anchor & Interview
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ean: 9780415831826, isbn: 0415831822,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 209 reviews
From the Foreword by Bob Schieffer:''This is a real 'how to' book by two people who really know how. But it is more than just a fine manual on broadcast journalism, journalists and non-journalists alike will find it good read, a treasure chest of anecdotes, stories and a tall tale or two from the most exciting profession of all―reporting the news.'' Reardon’s On Camera: How to Report, Anchor & Interview teaches you how to become professional and effective on camera. You’ll learn how to


Aristotle's Poetics for Screenwriters: Storytelling Secrets From the Greatest Mind in Western Civilization
By Brand: Hyperion Books
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ean: 9780786887408, isbn: 0786887400,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 137 reviews
An insightful how-to guide for writing screenplays that uses Aristotle's great work as a guide.Long considered the bible for storytellers, Aristotle's Poetics is a fixture of college courses on everything from fiction writing to dramatic theory. Now Michael Tierno shows how this great work can be an invaluable resource to screenwriters or anyone interested in studying plot structure. In carefully organized chapters, Tierno breaks down the fundamentals of screenwriting, highlighting particular


The South Park Episode Guide Seasons 1-5: The Official Companion to the Outrageous Plots, Shocking Language, Skewed Celebrities, and Awesome Animation
By Running Press
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ean: 9780762435616, isbn: 0762435615,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 160 reviews
Since its debut in 1997, South Park has been one of the best loved, most watched, and intensely controversial shows on television. The animated series about four 4th graders—Cartman, Stan, Kyle, and Kenny—has perennially been a critical triumph and a regular ratings monster. And it boasts an enormous legion of diehard fans who would kill (Kenny) to get their hands on this book.Inside you'll find entertaining, informative, and colorful descriptions of each episode of South Park from Season 1


French Syntax: The Transformational Cycle (Current Studies in Linguistics)
By The MIT Press
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ean: 9780262612173, isbn: 0262612178,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
Carried out within the framework of the theory of generative grammar originated with Noam Chomsky in the 1950s, this book should be of particular interest to those either active in or conversant with the field of generative grammar and also to those just beginning the study of generative grammar..


I Liked It, Didn't Love It: Screenplay Development From the Inside Out
By Edwards Skerbelis Entertainment (ESE)
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ean: 9780692596685, isbn: 9780692596685,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 19 reviews
The most commonly used rejection line spewed by studio executive honchos when passing on a script is, “I liked it, didn’t love it.” What happens to your screenplay or novel when it leaves your hands and is submitted to a studio or production company? What does “in development” really mean? Rona Edwards and Monika Skerbelis answer those questions and more in this newly revised, greatly expanded 3rd edition of their critically acclaimed book, long considered the quintessential bible on


Writing Screenplays That Sell, New Twentieth Anniversary Edition: The Complete Guide to Turning Story Concepts into Movie and Television Deals
By Collins Reference
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ean: 9780061791437, isbn: 9780061791437,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
“No one is better than Michael Hauge at finding what is most authentic in every moment of a story.” —Will Smith“Michael Hauge is a story master, and this book is an absolute must have for anyone serious about telling great stories for the screen.” —DeVon Franklin, Vice-President of Production, Columbia PicturesConcise, authoritative, and comprehensive, Writing Screenplays that Sell is the most complete guide available on the art, craft, and business of screenwriting for movies and


Writing Television Sitcoms: Revised and Expanded Edition of the Go-to Guide
By TarcherPerigee
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mpn: 9780399535376, ean: 9780399535376, isbn: 9780399535376,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 216 reviews
This new edition of Writing Television Sitcoms features the essential information every would-be teleplay writer needs to know to break into the business, including: - Updated examples from contemporary shows such as 30 Rock, The Office and South Park - Shifts in how modern stories are structured - How to recognize changes in taste and censorship - The reality of reality television - How the Internet has created series development opportunities - A refined strategy for approaching agents and


How Not to Write a Screenplay: 101 Common Mistakes Most Screenwriters Make
By Lone Eagle Publishing Company
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ean: 9781580650151, isbn: 1580650155,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 207 reviews
All good screenplays are unique, but all bad screenplays are the same. Flinn's book will teach the reader how to avoid the pitfalls of bad screenwriting and arrive at one's own destination intact. How Not to Write a Screenplay is an invaluable addition to any aspiring screenwriter's shelf--and you'd best make the shelf within arm's reach of the computer. Author Dean Martin Flinn, an experienced script reader, details the common rookie mistakes that drive script readers crazy. Flinn makes no


The 21st Century Screenplay: A Comprehensive Guide to Writing Tomorrow's Films
By Silman-James Press
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ean: 9781935247036, isbn: 9781935247036,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 192 reviews
The 21st Century Screenplay is the much-expanded successor to the author's Scriptwriting Updated. Many books in one, it offers a comprehensive, highly practical manual of screenwriting from the classic to the avant-garde, from The African Queen and Tootsie, to 21 Grams, Pulp Fiction, Memento and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. Whether you want to write short films, features, adaptations, genre films, ensemble films, blockbusters or art house movies, this book takes you all the way from


The Telenovela Method, 2nd Edition: How to Learn Spanish Using TV, Movies, Books, Comics, And More
By BookBaby
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ean: 9780997724615, isbn: 0997724617,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 234 reviews
After failing to learn a new language on five separate occasions, I taught myself to speak Spanish like a native in just six months by watching movies and TV shows, listening to music, and reading books and comics like Harry Potter and Garfield. This simple, easy-to-learn technique, that even the most linguistically-challenged can master literally overnight, is used by many of the most respected and skilled polyglots and language teachers in the world, and it’s never really been laid out,


Writing Docudrama: Dramatizing Reality for Film and TV
By Focal Press
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ean: 9780240801957, isbn: 0240801954,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 181 reviews
* From concept to completion, a thorough, down-to-earth grasp of all the ins and outs of writing the docudrama * Docudrama is a booming industry, with new films appearing almost weekly. Nearly every day one can find news stories that would be dismissed as impossible if they weren't actually true, and many of them are being made into successful feature and television films. Dramatizing Reality explains how to find and rsearch ideas anddevelop them into vaible stories, how to use dialogue to


Feature and Narrative Storytelling for Multimedia Journalists
By imusti
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mpn: 9780415729086, ean: 9780415729086, isbn: 0415729084,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
Feature and Narrative Storytelling for Multimedia Journalists is the first text that truly focuses on the multimedia and documentary production techniques required by professional journalists. Video and audio production methods are covered in rich detail, but more importantly, various storytelling techniques are explored in depth. Likewise, author Duy Linh Tu tackles the latest topics in multimedia storytelling, including mobile reporting, producing, and publishing, while also offering best


The New Scriptwriter's Journal
By Focal Press
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mpn: 1, black & white illustrations, ean: 9780240803845, isbn: 0240803841,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 212 reviews
The New Scriptwriter's Journal places you, the writer, in the center of the complex and challenging process of scriptwriting. Charge up your imagination while learning how to write a professional screenplay. This informational and inspirational guide details the creative aspects of scriptwriting such as crafting dialogue and shaping characters. Inside, you'll find blank pages to jot down your thoughts, ideas, and responses to the text, creating your own source book of script ideas. Whether


Waiting for Prime Time: THE WOMEN OF TELEVISION NEWS
By University of Illinois Press
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mpn: 0252063872, ean: 9780252063879, isbn: 0252063872,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 114 reviews
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Comedy Writing Self-Taught Workbook: More than 100 Practical Writing Exercises to Develop Your Comedy Writing Skills
By Quill Driver Books
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ean: 9781610352406, isbn: 1610352408,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 96 reviews
''Can you tell me how to get to Carnegie Hall?''''Practice, practice, practice.''That's more than a joke; it's solid advice. Consider world-class performers in any field -- golf, figure skating, music, whatever. One thing you can safely say about each is that they achieved their level of skill through practice. To excel in any endeavor, you must work on and perfect your technique.Comedy writing is no exception. In this book, Emmy-winning TV writer and producer Gene Perret and professional



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