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Screenwriting - How to Create Theme
Category: Journalism, Broadcast & Print
Sub-Category: Writing For The Screen
Series: A-List Screenwriting - The Creative Process
Item No: F2687DVD
SRP: $79.95
UPC: 709629226876
Copyright: 2011
CC: Yes
Marc Records: No
Language: English
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Media Format: DVD
Minutes: 76
Screenwriting - How to Create Theme
      Learn the most specific analysis of theme in the field. Teaches experienced screenwriters to master their craft. Ideal for directors, producers and development execs. As Hollywood uses the term, "story" is only one element of a great screenplay. Writers who have something to say about the world must learn how film and drama convey theme and ideas. Great writers seem to understand theme intuitively. They are able to achieve thematic clarity without being didactic. This program teaches how to use the tools presented in this program to add emotional and thematic resonance to your work. It shows how the intersection of all dramatic elements combines to create meaning. Subjects Covered Include: Samuel Goldwyn and Western union, Definition, Dilemma and Intersection of Possible Meanings, Subplots, Character Orchestration, Dialogue Dos and Donts, Permutations, Image Systems/Motifs, Right Brain versus Left Brain, 7-Point Theme Checklist, Bringing it all together. James P. Mercurio - Filmmaker & Teacher: Ranked as one of the countrys top screenplay consultants, Jim Mercurios clients include Emmy-winning and Oscar-nominated writers. He produced the feature film Hard Scrambled, starring Kurtwood Smith (That 70s Show) and Richard Edson and directed the feature March and Auteur Theory. As a teacher, he has helped thousands of screenwriters and filmmakers and shepherded over 600 short films. He has directed more than 50 hours of Educational Screenwriting programs and contributed to the bonus material for Warner Bros. Dirty Harry series and the encyclopedia, 100 Years of American Film.
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      "A must for filling your work with meaning and voice." - Michael Lent, Author of Origin Of the Species & Breakfast with Sharks
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