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The TV showrunner's roadmap : 21 navigational tips for screenwriters to create and sustain a hit TV series / Neil Landau.

Author/Creator:
Landau, Neil., author.
Publication:
New York : Focal Press, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (321 p.)
Edition:
1st edition
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Subjects:
Television authorship.
Television -- Production and direction.
Television writers -- United States -- Interviews.
Television producers and directors -- United States -- Interviews.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
System Details:
text file
Summary:
If you've ever dreamed of being in charge of your own network, cable, or web series, then this is the book for you. The TV Showrunner's Roadmap provides you with the tools for creating, writing, and managing your own hit show. Combining his 20+ years as a working screenwriter and UCLA professor, Neil Landau expertly guides you through 21 essential insights to the creation of a successful show, and takes you behind the scenes with exclusive and enlightening interviews with showrunners from some of TV's most lauded series, including:Breaking BadHome
Contents:
Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; About the Author; Acknowledgments; Foreword; Introduction; 1 Prepare the Perfect Pitch; 2 Explore a New Arena; 3 Service Your Franchise; 4 Deliver the Verdict; 5 Make Us Care; 6 Value Family Dynamics; 7 Fuel Your Story Engine; 8 Identify Characters' Weaknesses; 9 Determine the POV; 10 Get to the Heart of Your Story; 11 Know Who and What They're Up Against; 12 Mine the Mystery; 13 Blueprint Your Structure; 14 Unify Storylines (via Theme); 15 Pique Our Interest with a Potent Teaser; 16 Hit the Sweet Spot; 17 Pay Off the Setups
18 Establish the Mythology19 Push Them Off a Cliff; 20 Designate an Expertise; 21 Make Us Laugh; Index
Notes:
Includes index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
1-138-12792-2
1-134-62132-9
1-134-62139-6
0-203-38110-6
OCLC:
869745523
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203381106 doi