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  1. capturedpotential

    capturedpotential Member

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    What is "Dramatic Focus?"

    Discussion in 'General Writing' started by capturedpotential, Jan 20, 2013.

    I'm working on a student film proposal. I am stumped on what they mean when they ask "what is the dramatic focus of the story?" Hopefully someone can shed some light on the matter. Thanks!
     
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    Cogito Former Mod, Retired Supporter Contributor

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    Did you try googling the term? That should always be you first resort. It's faster, and potentially more comprehensive.
     
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    mammamaia nit-picker-in-chief Contributor

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    they may simply want a logline... in syd field's 'workbook' he refers to the film's 'dramatic need' which also comes down to what you would put in the logline... it's basically what the mc's goal is...

    i mentor many aspiring screenwriters, so if you need any quick help along the way, you can drop me an email anytime...

    love and hugs, maia
     
  4. capturedpotential

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    I did try googling it, but not much came up besides making me more confused.

    Thanks for the offer mammamaia! I may take it up sometime.
     
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    Cogito Former Mod, Retired Supporter Contributor

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    Really? I got several top-ranked relevant hits that were very clear.
     

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