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Animation Writing and Development, : From Script Development to Pitch (Focal Press Visual Effects and Animation)

 
 
 
 
Animation Writing and Development, : From Script Development to Pitch (Focal Press Visual Effects and Animation)
Author: Jean Ann Wright
ISBN 13: 9780240805498
ISBN 10: 240805496
Edition: 1
Publisher: Focal Press
Publication Date: 2005-01-24
Format: Paperback
Pages: 360
List Price: $39.95
 
 

The art. The craft. The business. Animation Writing and Development takes students and animation professionals alike through the process of creating original characters, developing a television series, feature, or multimedia project, and writing professional premises, outlines and scripts. It covers the process of developing presentation bibles and pitching original projects as well as ideas for episodes of shows already on the air. Animation Writing and Development includes chapters on animation history, on child development (writing for kids), and on storyboarding. It gives advice on marketing and finding work in the industry. It provides exercises for students as well as checklists for professionals polishing their craft. This is a guide to becoming a good writer as well as a successful one.

* Filled with writing exercises that will challenge your writing limits
* Understand inspiration, idea gathering, and story development
* Tips on how to write for kids and why certain stories appeal to different ages
* The how and why of dialogue-what works, and what doesn't