Writing Television Sitcoms: Revised And Expanded Edition Of The Go-to Guide by Evan S. SmithWriting Television Sitcoms: Revised And Expanded Edition Of The Go-to Guide by Evan S. Smith

Writing Television Sitcoms: Revised And Expanded Edition Of The Go-to Guide

byEvan S. Smith

Paperback | December 1, 2009

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This new edition of Writing Television Sitcoms features the essential information every would-be teleplay writer needs to know to break into the business, including: - Updated examples from contemporary shows such as 30 Rock, The Office and South Park - Shifts in how modern stories are structured - How to recognize changes in taste and censorship - The reality of reality television - How the Internet has created series development opportunities - A refined strategy for approaching agents and managers - How pitches and e-queries work - or don't - The importance of screenwriting competitions
Evan S Smith is an associate professor at Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, and has written sitcoms for studios including Paramount, MTM and Twentieth Century Fox.
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Title:Writing Television Sitcoms: Revised And Expanded Edition Of The Go-to GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.9 inPublished:December 1, 2009Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0399535373

ISBN - 13:9780399535376

Appropriate for ages: 18 - 18

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