Chp 2 Cinema- theScreenplay

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screenplay

literary expression of the story, characters, actions, locations and tone of your film written in specialized dramatic script format

script development

process of working and reworking film's story material

concept

very brief outline of basic elements involved in story

treatment

prose description of the plot

narrative beat

dramatic event in which the action, decisions or revelations of that moment move the plot forward

step outline/beat sheet

one sentence describing each scene or each narrative beat

author's draft

first complete version of the narrative in proper screenplay format.

final draft

last version of the author's draft before being turned into a shooting script

shooting script

version of screenplay you take into production

dramatize

externalize and reveal the internal through actions, dialogue, and visual context

scene

dramatic moment that has unity of both time and location.

scene directions

stage directions. always written in present tense. where most creative writing takes place

extras

performers who do not have a dramatic role in film

off screen

implies character is present in time and place of scene but not visible

voiceover

implies that person speaking is not speaking from that time or place

character

defined through actions

voice

way in which a person presents himself to the world

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