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Writing the Killer Treatment: Selling Your Story Without a Script

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Writers have to understand and develop the elements that make a great script before writing the script itself. Halperin demonstrates how treatments can be effective, taking writers through the entire process in a variety of genres including originals, adaptations, movies-of-the-week, miniseries, sitcoms and soap operas.

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Halperin, a former executive story consultant for 20th Century Fox Television, offers advice on how to write a "treatment," the industry term for the summary of a television or movie script that is often used to determine whether to move forward with a project or not. After presenting general information on writing treatments, he looks at the particular examples of episodic television and daytime serials.
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Synopsis:

Writing a script can take months or years. However, a great treatment, a two- or three-page storyline, can sell your work much more effectively. This book tells you how to write and use your treatment to get your project off the ground quickly.

Synopsis:

Writers have to understand and develop the elements that make a great script before writing the script itself. Halperin demonstrates how treatments can be effective, taking writers through the entire process in a variety of genres including originals, adaptations, movies-of-the-week, miniseries, sitcoms and soap operas.

About the Author

Halperin is a professional writer and has worked extensively as a creativeand story consultant in the television industry.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780941188401
Subtitle:
Selling Your Story Without a Script
Author:
Halperin, Michael
Publisher:
Michael Wiese Productions
Location:
Studio City, CA
Subject:
Film - Screenwriting
Subject:
Motion picture authorship
Subject:
Television authorship
Subject:
Treatments
Subject:
Film & Video - Screenwriting
Subject:
Film and Television-Screenwriting
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Series Volume:
84-351
Publication Date:
20020515
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
196
Dimensions:
9 x 6.08 x 0.5 in 0.66 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Writing a script can take months or years. However, a great treatment, a two- or three-page storyline, can sell your work much more effectively. This book tells you how to write and use your treatment to get your project off the ground quickly.
"Synopsis" by , Writers have to understand and develop the elements that make a great script before writing the script itself. Halperin demonstrates how treatments can be effective, taking writers through the entire process in a variety of genres including originals, adaptations, movies-of-the-week, miniseries, sitcoms and soap operas.
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