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  1. izastar

    izastar New Member

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    Books or educational material for TV script writing

    Discussion in 'Book Discussion' started by izastar, Jan 12, 2010.

    Hi,

    This is my first time writing a 1hour TV show and I'm look for material/books, that can help guide me.
     
  2. ManhattanMss

    ManhattanMss Contributing Member

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    Most screenplay books I've seen have segments on TV scripts. The one I have by David Trottier (SCREENWRITER'S BIBLE) does. He also has a website where you might be able to find some help. You can Google TV scriptwriting and find more information, too. Good luck. Sounds like fun.
     
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    mammamaia nit-picker-in-chief Contributor

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    yes, dave's 'bible' does have a good tv section... i mentor many aspiring screenwriters for both film and tv, so have some additional info i can send you, if you want to email me...

    love and hugs, maia
     
  4. izastar

    izastar New Member

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    How about writing programs, are there any out there that are worth the money?
     
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    If you have the money then final draft is a must, it is industry format and contains all the formats required for major networks (as they do differ) you can download a free demo of it too from there website.
     
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    mammamaia nit-picker-in-chief Contributor

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    ditto that!

    but there are also free formatting programs available[e.g. celtx], if you're not serious about writing scripts as a career, or can't yet afford fd...
     

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