Storywise: Writing The Feature Script
At a Glance
Learn some of the secrets to telling strong story from the studio executive perspective. Jen Grisanti, Story/Career Consultant, was a studio executive for over 12 years at top studios.
In this DVD, Jen Grisanti goes over the 7 components that will make your feature script sell:
- Creating Empathy For Your Central Character
- Contrasting Worlds
- Creating a Powerful Dilemma
- Having a Strong Goal Stem From Your Dilemma
- Building Obstacles
- Writing a Memorable Mid-Point and All Is Lost Moment That Connect Back To The Goal
- Theme, Symbolism, Message
Grisanti will show you how to make your audience FEEL your story. Jen believes that writing is a practice. You have to return to it everyday to put in the time to create great story.
Examples from UP IN THE AIR, THE HURT LOCKER and AVATAR are sited to show you examples of strong writing.
- Date available: 05/15/2011
- Publication date: 05/01/2011
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Meet the Author: Jen Grisanti
Jen Grisanti is a Story Consultant, Independent Producer, Writing Instructor for NBC’s Writers on the Verge, Blogger for The Huffington Post and author of the upcoming book, Story Line: Finding the Gold In Your Life Story.
Grisanti started her career as an assistant to Aaron Spelling 15 years ago. Aaron was her mentor for the next 12 years as she climbed the ranks and eventually ran Current Programs at Spelling Television Inc., covering all of Spelling’s shows including Beverly Hills, 90210, Melrose Place and Charmed. In 2004, Jen was promoted to Vice President of Current Programs at CBS/Paramount where she covered shows including Mediu...