CONFLICT - The Insiders'' Guide to Storytelling in Factual/Reality TV & Film.

By: Thirkell, RobertMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandProfessional Media Practice: Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2014Description: 1 online resource (351 p.)ISBN: 9781408145395Subject(s): Documentary films -- Authorship | Documentary films -- Production and direction | Documentary television programs -- Authorship | Documentary television programs -- Production and directionGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: CONFLICT - The Insiders'' Guide to Storytelling in Factual/Reality TV & FilmDDC classification: 791.453 LOC classification: PN1992.75 .T45 2010Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; My Anglo-American TV Dictionary; Introduction; 1 Characters and Concept; 2 Out of the box and Scripts; 3 Narrative drive and Filming; 4 Front and Editing; 5 Love and Managing Your Stars and Career; 6 Interviews and Commentary Writing; 7 Care and Getting the Programme on Air; 8 Timeline Title and Truth; The Hundred Rules of Television; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y
Summary: ""The recipe book of great television from one of the best TV makers in the world"" Jamie Oliver Story structure is a huge weakness for many factual or reality filmmakers and TV producers, who often concentrate on subject areas and issues rather than dramatic and memorable narrative. Consequently programmes fail to attract the audience or win any awards. In this book Robert Thirkell, the international consultant known as ''The TV Troubleshooter'' and renowned television producer, sets out a professional toolkit for developing a compelling storyline in factual and reality programmes and fi
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Cover; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; My Anglo-American TV Dictionary; Introduction; 1 Characters and Concept; 2 Out of the box and Scripts; 3 Narrative drive and Filming; 4 Front and Editing; 5 Love and Managing Your Stars and Career; 6 Interviews and Commentary Writing; 7 Care and Getting the Programme on Air; 8 Timeline Title and Truth; The Hundred Rules of Television; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y

""The recipe book of great television from one of the best TV makers in the world"" Jamie Oliver Story structure is a huge weakness for many factual or reality filmmakers and TV producers, who often concentrate on subject areas and issues rather than dramatic and memorable narrative. Consequently programmes fail to attract the audience or win any awards. In this book Robert Thirkell, the international consultant known as ''The TV Troubleshooter'' and renowned television producer, sets out a professional toolkit for developing a compelling storyline in factual and reality programmes and fi

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Leading TV Producer, Robert Thirkell, is an international TV consultant with a proven track record in making hit TV documentaries and formats. Robert was Series Editor of Jamie's School Dinners and the original `formats' Back to the Floor and Blood on the Carpet and the original producer of Troubleshooter, all BAFTA winning series. He specializes in helping broadcasters and production companies worldwide to create documentary formats, oversee new brands, and sort out problem series.

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