Writing for Television and Radio
Robert L. Hilliard's Writing for Television and Radio is a must for anyone planning to write professionally for television, cable, and radio - and a ... Show synopsis Robert L. Hilliard's Writing for Television and Radio is a must for anyone planning to write professionally for television, cable, and radio - and a helpful reference for those already in the field. You'll learn the principles, forms, and latest techniques for writing commercials; news and sports; features and documentaries; talk shows; music, variety, and comedy programs; educational, corporate, and children's programs; and dramas. Hilliard also offers an overview of the mass media and describes the differences among various television, film, and radio formats. He discusses the increasing role of the computer in scriptwriting, ethical considerations and legal responsibilities, and copyright procedures. Many examples of actual scripts and storyboards illustrate sound writing techniques. By practicing the essentials presented here, you'll build a solid foundation for writing virtually any audio or video script.