McMillan, S (2014) The screenwriter's pitch : the art and science of telling and selling stories. PhD thesis, Bath Spa University.


This thesis asks three main questions: within the context of the UK film and television industry what is the relationship between the film pitch and the final script? What skills do screenwriters need to sell their work? And, does the culture of the industry in which screenplays are bought and sold influence their content and meaning? Based around the art and science of pitching, this thesis uses the author's own screenplay, 'Being Kennedy', as a case study.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)

Thesis supervised by Professor Steve May, Dr Jonathan Neale and Doug Chamberlin.

Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Divisions: College of Liberal Arts
Date Deposited: 11 Feb 2015 12:29
Last Modified: 20 Jun 2017 12:41
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