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Global Scriptwriting by Ken Dancyger

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INTRODUCTION

 

As you read this book, 2001 has come and gone. As Stanley Kubrick implied in his classic film of the same name, the world both progresses and reverts to its beginnings. So too with filmic storytelling. Telling stories on film has been a global art form since its beginnings. But at the outset of film, the storytellers worked outward from the perspective of their national cultures and their personal artistic predispositions. Today, they work from the opposite perspective—the globe is their palate. And to be global they are creating new forms and new approaches to classic subject matter. That is the subject of this book—how filmic storytelling has changed. But to understand those changes and to catch the sense of direction of future ...

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