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					Media Arts 2006-07
    Writing a Treatment
The Pitch

End of Term Project
The Pitch

End of Term Project
  Giving a Pitch
The Pitch

End of Term Project
  Giving a Pitch
    In groups of 2-3 give an 8-10 minute pitch
     (including time for questions) on a short film idea
     that you have created yourselves.
The Pitch

End of Term Project
  Giving a Pitch
    In groups of 2-3 give an 8-10 minute pitch
     (including time for questions) on a short film idea
     that you have created yourselves.
    Your must also hand in:
The Pitch

End of Term Project
  Giving a Pitch
    In groups of 2-3 give an 8-10 minute pitch
     (including time for questions) on a short film idea
     that you have created yourselves.
    Your must also hand in:
       • A 10 - 15 frame storyboard
The Pitch

End of Term Project
  Giving a Pitch
    In groups of 2-3 give an 8-10 minute pitch
     (including time for questions) on a short film idea
     that you have created yourselves.
    Your must also hand in:
       • A 10 - 15 frame storyboard
       • A treatment
The Pitch

End of Term Project
  Giving a Pitch
    In groups of 2-3 give an 8-10 minute pitch
     (including time for questions) on a short film idea
     that you have created yourselves.
    Your must also hand in:
       • A 10 - 15 frame storyboard
       • A treatment
       • 10 - 15 mounted and displayed photographs
The Pitch

End of Term Project
  Giving a Pitch
    In groups of 2-3 give an 8-10 minute pitch
     (including time for questions) on a short film idea
     that you have created yourselves.
    Your must also hand in:
       •   A 10 - 15 frame storyboard
       •   A treatment
       •   10 - 15 mounted and displayed photographs
       •   The pitch written out on a single page
Writing a Treatment

Storyboard
Writing a Treatment

Storyboard
Writing a Treatment

Storyboard
  Drawing that shows the composition of the
   frame
Writing a Treatment

Storyboard
  Drawing that shows the composition of the
   frame
  Shows the content of the shot
Writing a Treatment

Treatment
Writing a Treatment

Treatment
  What is a treatment?
Writing a Treatment

Treatment
  What is a treatment?
  How do I write a treatment?
Writing a Treatment

Treatment
  What is a treatment?
  How do I write a treatment?
  Why do I need a treatment?
Writing a Treatment

Treatment
  What is a treatment?
  How do I write a treatment?
  Why do I need a treatment?
  What I expect for the Final
Writing a Treatment

 What is a treatment?
Writing a Treatment

 What is a treatment?
  A treatment is a breakdown of your movie story
Writing a Treatment

 What is a treatment?
  A treatment is a breakdown of your movie story
  Think of it as a short story
Writing a Treatment

 What is a treatment?
  A treatment is a breakdown of your movie story
  Think of it as a short story
  A treatment is the foundation for a screenplay
Writing a Treatment

 What is a treatment?
  A treatment is a breakdown of your movie story
  Think of it as a short story
  A treatment is the foundation for a screenplay
  It reveals the full story and its structure, and shows
   the main and secondary characters
Writing a Treatment

 What is a treatment?
  A treatment is a breakdown of your movie story
  Think of it as a short story
  A treatment is the foundation for a screenplay
  It reveals the full story and its structure, and shows
   the main and secondary characters
      personalities, relationships, and how they change and
       develop.
Writing a Treatment

 How do I write a treatment?
Writing a Treatment

 How do I write a treatment?
  Your treatment should read and look like a short
   story!
Writing a Treatment

 How do I write a treatment?
  Your treatment should read and look like a short
   story!
      Recommended fonts: Courier 12-point OR Times New
       Roman 12-point
Writing a Treatment

 How do I write a treatment?
  Your treatment should read and look like a short
   story!
      Recommended fonts: Courier 12-point OR Times New
       Roman 12-point
      Title: Centered and emboldened
Writing a Treatment

 How do I write a treatment?
  Your treatment should read and look like a short
   story!
      Recommended fonts: Courier 12-point OR Times New
       Roman 12-point
      Title: Centered and emboldened
      Dialogue: None, except if you wish to give key phrases.
Writing a Treatment

 How do I write a treatment?
  Your treatment should read and look like a short
   story!
      Recommended fonts: Courier 12-point OR Times New
       Roman 12-point
      Title: Centered and emboldened
      Dialogue: None, except if you wish to give key phrases.
      Length: 6 to 12 pages is normal.
Writing a Treatment

 Why do I need a treatment?
Writing a Treatment

 Why do I need a treatment?
  The two basic functions of a treatment:
Writing a Treatment

 Why do I need a treatment?
  The two basic functions of a treatment:
      Organise your thoughts and develop the content of a script.
Writing a Treatment

 Why do I need a treatment?
  The two basic functions of a treatment:
      Organise your thoughts and develop the content of a script.
      A treatment’s major function is to sell your story to a producer
       and/or agent.
Writing a Treatment

 What I expect for the Final
Writing a Treatment

 What I expect for the Final
  1-2 Pages
  Typed and well Presented
Writing a Treatment

 What I expect for the Final
  1-2 Pages
  Typed and well Presented
  A short film story idea written by yourselves
Writing a Treatment

 What I expect for the Final
  1-2 Pages
  Typed and well Presented
  A short film story idea written by yourselves
  Treatment & Storyboard handed in on
   Thursday, Dec 27

				
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