Batty, Craig

Screenwriters and Screenwriting

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Craig Batty

Part I. Screenwriters and Their Screenplays

2. White Space: An Approach to the Practice of Screenwriting as Poetry
Elisabeth Lewis Corley, Joseph Megel

3. Narrating Voices in the Screenplay Text: How the Writer Can Direct the Reader’s Visualisations of the Potential Film
Ann Ingelstrom

4. Horror Screenwriting: Blending Theory with Practice
Shaun Kimber

5. Beyond the Screenplay: Memoir and Family Relations in Three Films by Gaylene Preston
Hester Joyce

6. Costume as Character Arc: How Emotional Transformation is Written into the Dressed Body
Craig Batty

Part II. Screenwriting and the Development Process

7. Developing the Screenplay: Stepping into the Unknown
Margot Nash

8. The Irish Film Board: Gatekeeper or Facilitator? The Experience of the Irish Screenwriter
Díóg O’Connell

9. First Impressions: Debut Features by Irish Screenwriters
Susan Liddy

10. ‘Sorry Blondie, I Don’t Do Backstory!’ Script Editing: The Invisible Craft
Paul Wells

11. Scripting the Real: Mike Leigh’s Practice as Antecedent to Contemporary Reality Television Texts The Only Way Is Essex and Made in Chelsea

Peri Bradley

Part III. Screenwriting and Authorship

12. Based on a True Story: Negotiating Collaboration, Compromise and Authorship in the Script Development Process
Alec McAulay

13. Sarah Phelps on Writing Television: Adaptation, Collaboration and the Screenwriter’s Voice
Kate Iles

14. Working the Writers’ Room: The Context, the Creative Space and the Collaborations of Danish Television Series Borgen

Eva Novrup Redvall

15. And the Screenwriter Created Man: Male Characterisation in Bromance and Bromedy
Helen Jacey

16. Gals Who Make the Jokes: Feature Film Screenwriting for the Satirical Female Voice
Marilyn Tofler

17. Self-Reflexive Screenwriting and LGBT Identity: Framing and Indirectly Reading the Self
Christopher Pullen

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Film and Television Studies, Screenwriting, Creative Writing, Media Studies

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