Welcome to our February 2010 Newsletter
With over 50 books on career development and media since 1997, GGC Publishing is committed to creating products that help explore career opportunities. Our newest series “Gardner’s Career Diaries” is written by professionals to provide firsthand information on a variety of popular career options.
It is said that planning is 90 percent of the work. Planning your media project is no different. Consider the following titles to aid in developing your project.
GARDNER’S GUIDE TO DRAWING FOR ANIMATION. AUTHOR: DAVE BRAIN
Gardner’s Guide to Drawing for Animation is an innovative introduction to drawing and animation as well as a stimulating manual for students and seasoned professionals looking to refresh their skills. The book begins with an introduction to the fundamentals of drawing, which serves as a basis for exploring animation itself. Through detailed illustrations and clear instructions, the book details how to observe and draw in proportion, analyze complicated objects and human poses, insinuate depth, understand space and angle of viewing, and finally, how to visually tell a story. The book also teaches simple methods for drawing the human form. You will also learn to measure lengths and widths, angles and sizes. Read more
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GARDNER’S GUIDE TO SCREENPLAY. AUTHOR: JULE SELBO
The most practical and inspiring book for the beginning and experienced screenwriter. Gardner’s Guide to Screenplay: From Idea to Successful Script, featuring the Eleven Step Story Structure, is hailed as the gold standard for understanding film story through character. It’s a how-to guide for turning an idea into a film story with a strong beginning, middle and end. The Eleven Step Story Structure provides an essential template, and gives lots of room for creative and original work. Gardner’s Guide to Screenplay: From Idea to Successful Script provides the tools to write a successful film script and necessary information on how to get the script into the marketplace. Full of examples and exercises and story breakdowns of major motion pictures, this book will stimulate your creativity. Read more
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GARDNER’S GUIDE TO TV SITCOM WRITING. AUTHOR: MARILYN WEBBER
Whether you’re a novice writer or a writer looking for a new medium to stretch your literary muscles, everything you need to know to turn your idea into a saleable TV sitcom pilot or sample spec script for an existing show is right here. Gardner’s Guide to TV Sitcom Writing: The Writer’s Road Map will guide you through various exercises, helping you turn your story ideas into a sitcom pilot script and/or a spec script for an existing series. This book will guide you in creating two sitcom scripts. Once you’ve completed two half-hour scripts, this book provides guidance for developing and pitching your TV sitcom pilot and/or existing series episode ideas to executives. Read more
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