Franklin

Writing the horror movie / Marc Blake and Sara Bailey.

Author/Creator:
Blake, Marc.
Publication:
New York : Bloomsbury Academic, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 259 pages ; 24 cm
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Subjects:
Horror films -- Authorship.
Motion picture plays -- Technique.
Contents:
Introduction: Welcome to the Nightmare
Why Do We Like To Be Scared?
Horror Movie History
Sub Genres
Staging the Horror
Five Tropes
On Creating the Nemesis
The First Act: Unease and dread, character and milieu
The Second Act: Modulating fear, terror and horror
Third Act. Resolutions, Tragic and redemptive endings
Prequels, Sequels and Franchises
Adaptations: From page to screen
On Cross-genre
World Markets
Low Budget Horror
Forming the idea: Writing exercises.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (page 243) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the James A. Crawford Memorial Fund.
Contributor:
Bailey, Sara.
James A. Crawford Memorial Fund.
ISBN:
1441196188 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781441196187 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
841201183
Publisher Number:
99964825338