Writing for Visual Media (Hardcover)

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This updated edition of "Writing for Visual Media "will enable you to understand the nature of visual writing that lies behind the content of all visual media. This unique kind of writing must communicate to audiences through content producers, since audiences don t read the script. Most media content provides a solution to a communication problem, which the writer must learn to analyze and solve before writing the script.

The new edition strengthens the method for creating content and writing in the correct language and established format for each visual medium, including commercial communication such as ads and PSAs, corporate communications, and training. An extended investigation into dramatic theory and how entertainment narrative works is illustrated by examples and detailed analysis of scenes, scripts and storylines, saving you designed to save writers from typical pitfalls and releasing your creative powers of invention. "Writing for Visual Media" will help you to develop an improved foundation for understanding interactive media and writing for non-linear content, while gaining the tools to effectively connect with your audience like a professional.

About the Author


Anthony Friedmann has an M.A. in English from Harvard University and a B.A. and Ph.D. in English and Comparative Literature from Columbia University, and was trained as a filmmaker at the London School of Film Technique. After twenty-one years of writing, producing, and directing film, multi-image, and video, he has taught video production, interactive multimedia, and scriptwriting at various colleges and universities. He continues to do technical writing, write for corporate clients, newsletters, and develop independent projects for film and publishing. His work ranges from feature films to corporate video for English, American, and French clients. "Bartleby," which he wrote and directed, won Special Jury Prize at the San Sebastian Film Festival in 1971. He is a member of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, the Writers Guild of Great Britain, and the Broadcast Education Association."
Product Details
ISBN: 9780415717946
ISBN-10: 0415717949
Publisher: Focal Press
Publication Date: May 2nd, 2014
Pages: 446
Language: English