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
International speaker Jen Grisanti is an acclaimed Story/Career Consultant at Jen Grisanti Consultancy Inc., Writing Instructor for Writers on the Verge at NBC, a former 12-year studio executive, including VP of Current Programming at CBS/Paramount, blogger for The Huffington Post and author of the books, Story Line: Finding Gold In Your Life Story and TV Writing Tool Kit: How To Write a Script That Sells and her new book, Change Your Story, Change Your Life: A Path To Your Success.
Grisanti started her career in 1992 as an assistant to Aaron Spelling, who served as her mentor for 12 years, and she quickly climbed the ranks and eventually ra...