Screenplay Business Managing Creativity and Script Development in the Film Industry

ISBN-10: 0415613337

ISBN-13: 9780415613330

Edition: 2012

Authors: Peter Bloore
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Description: The development of a film script is a long and complex process, beginning with the initial story concept, continuing through drafting and financing, to the start of the shoot. Although initially creatively driven by the writer, it is a team effort, and is managed by a producer or development executive. And yet the best ways of understanding and managing this important development process have never been properly researched and studied. The Screenplay Business does exactly that, addressing such questions as:How do we create the best processes and environments for developing stories and concepts for film? Are some of the current practices hindering efficient development?How can the creative team of the writer, producer, director and development executive be made to work together most effectively? How can producers and development executives build their businesses through effective project development?This book will help writers to nurture their stories and vision through the long development process to the screen, and will help producers and development executives to develop lasting relationships with key talent and build businesses. 

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Book details

List price: $48.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 11/16/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

List of figures
List of tables
List of boxes
Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction: a world of stories and money
The complex world of film development
The bigger picture: how films are developed
Show me the money: the business of film and the value chain
A new analysis of types of film and film development funding
The creative triangle: building development relationships
The reality of development: power and influence in a dynamic system
The development executive and the script editor
Managing creative people in film development: control versus freedom
Defining creativity in the movie business
Who creative people are and how to motivate them: psychology and insight
Managing creative people and film development
The script meeting: listening and feeding back
Strengthening the development team culture and building a sustainable creative company
Working with the Hollywood studio system: being independent in a world of prefabricated daydreams
The writer: surviving development and negotiating success
Into the future: a creative way to develop better films
Sternberg's analysis of levels of creative contribution, as applied to the science fiction film genre
Examples of script reader report forms
Notes
Bibliography
Index
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