Crazy Screenwriting Secrets: How to Capture a Global Audience (Paperback)

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Table of Contents Dedication....................................................................................... vii Acknowledgments............................................................................ viii Introduction...................................................................................... xi Part One GET CRAZY: Writing Tools Chapter 1: FUNNY FARM - Plowing Story Seeds............................... 3 Chapter 2: SIGNATURE DISHES - Genres.................................... 11 Chapter 3: FIRING UP THE STORY - Protagonist and Antagonist... 21 Chapter 4: THREE-COURSE MEAL - Movie Structure................. 33 Chapter 5: RECIPES - The Step Outline......................................... 40 Part Two KITCHEN IN THE MADHOUSE: Screenplay Construction Chapter 6: APPETIZER - Act One--Whet the Palate....................... 49 Chapter 7: MAIN COURSE - Act Two--Savory Climax.................... 55 Chapter 8: DESSERT - Act Three--Satisfaction................................ 59 Chapter 9: PRESENTATION - Organic Action and Dialogue........... 65 Chapter 10: EMOTIONS - Moving Stories Before Moving Scenes....... 72 Chapter 11: THERAPY - Digesting Notes and Rewriting................... 75 Chapter 12: PROCESS - Always Be Writing..................................... 82 Part Three LEAVING THE ASYLUM: The Writing Profession Chapter 13: WORKFLOW - From Screenplay to Theaters................... 89 Chapter 14: THE TEAM - Hollywood Managers and Agents.............. 95 Chapter 15: BREAKING IN - Film Schools and Competitions.......... 102 Chapter 16: COLLABORATION - Working as Partners................. 111 Chapter 17: PROTECTION - Registration and Copyright............... 114 Chapter 18: RIGHTS OF ARTISTS - Writers Guild of America........ 116 Part Four WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD: Universal Movies Chapter 19: GLOBAL FRANCHISE - Connection and Consistency. 121 Chapter 20: EXTRACTING CULTURE - Inclusion of Perspectives . 123 Chapter 21: AWAKENING - Crazy Rich Asians--The New Wave.... 127 Chapter 22: CHINESE FLAVOR - Adapting 5,000 Years of Culture for Global Audiences 131 Chapter 23: LOST IN TRANSLATION - Creating Stories for Mainland China...................................................................... 141 Chapter 24: FUSION - China Coproductions................................. 151 Chapter 25: HAVE YOU EATEN? - Chinese Cultural and Social Etiquettes 156 Part Five THE CRAZY SECRET Chapter 26: TO LIVE: Falling Into Place...................................... 165 Glossary.......................................................................................... 167 About the Author............................................................................ 169.
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ISBN: 9781615933013
ISBN-10: 1615933018
Publisher: Michael Wiese Productions
Publication Date: July 2019
Pages: 200
Language: English