Exploring Careers in TV and Film
Reading Level: 7
Interest Level: 7-12
This book about screenwriting assures aspiring screenwriters that they can begin chasing their dreams while still in high school. With colorful photographs depicting experiences of screenwriters and others working in television and film today, as well as firsthand accounts from those involved in the industry, this book explores the skills needed and coursework recommended to help students wishing to enter the television and film industry. Readers will learn about the different types of scriptwriting, from Hollywood movies and series shows to local news and video games. They will discover how the writing processes work, what types of jobs are available and what they entail, how to deal with inevitable setbacks, and how screenwriters' skill sets can be applied to other careers.