Writing for Animation

Writing for Animation : What Goes on Behind (Closed) Studio Doors

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Watching animated films is the staple of any childhood. But what does it take to write a full-length animated film? Writing for Animation provides a glimpse into the inner workings of animation studios. It delves into the pertinent aspects of dynamic storytelling and shows you what it is like to work as a writer in this fast-paced world. Author Rob Edwards, a 30-year writing veteran, has worked with some of the best and brightest minds in the entertainment industry. He shares his experiences and what he's learned from writing two Academy Award nominated animated features. From the coverage of the writing ins and outs, to writing exercises throughout the book, to interviews with the industry's top talent, this book helps all writers - from novice to experienced - learn the fundamentals of what it takes to succeed.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 191 x 235mm
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 35 colour illustrations, 2 colour tables, 90 colour illustrations
  • 1138884855
  • 9781138884854

Table of contents

The Guardian of the Story The History of Writers in Animation The Creative Process Story, Story, Story! Being a Filmgoer First and Being Wrong As Early As Possible Trusting the Process Options, Credits and Boring Business Stuff Writing Everything That's Not Animated Pitching, Interviews & Beauty Pageants (Getting the Job)show more