We must not be distracted from one fundamental concept: the idea is king. Stars, directors, writers, hardware, special effects, new sound systems … all of these can have a role to play in the success of a film, but they all must serve as humble subjects to the supremacy of the idea.
—Jeffrey Katzenberg, cofounder of DreamWorks SKG
|Script and Project Development: The Big Idea|
This Chapter’s Talking Points
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I. Think It
The story is king. Regardless of what genre of television project you may want to develop, a good story is its foundation. Whether it is ...