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Writing for Visual Media, 4th Edition by Anthony Friedmann

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Chapter 8Visual Storytelling: Dramatic Structure and Form

ifig0001 Key Terms

  • act
  • action
  • antagonist
  • archetype
  • character
  • comedy
  • concept
  • conflict
  • dénouement
  • deus ex machina
  • dialogue
  • fear
  • flashback
  • genre
  • hero
  • high-concept film
  • key moment
  • logline
  • low-concept film
  • master scene script
  • photoplays
  • pitch/pitching
  • pity
  • play-within-a-play
  • plot
  • premise
  • problem
  • protagonist
  • resolution
  • reversals
  • scene
  • scene heading
  • scene outline
  • screenplay
  • sequence
  • setbacks
  • seven-step method
  • shooting script
  • shot
  • story engines
  • subplot
  • subtext
  • tag line
  • three-act structure
  • three-stage process

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