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Cinematic Game Secrets for Creative Directors and Producers by Rich Newman

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Part 2

Incorporating Cinematic Skills

Now that we have taken a look at the current development model, we will cover the film industry processes and practices that can be applied to game development to create a more epic and cinematic title. Some of the areas that will be covered in Part 2 include writing, character development, storyboarding, cinematography, directing, and casting.

One of the most fundamental beliefs in the film industry is that a movie is only as good as the original screenplay. Without a script that is anything less than brilliant, your chances at producing a successful film are slim. Often, the development period of a film is solely about getting the final version of the script in place. This could mean bringing in many ...

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