Persuasive Proposal Writing for TV Producers and Documentary Filmmakers

12 VIDEOS (1h 44m)
  • Introduction and Overview

    • Introduction and Overview (6.56)

      06:55

  • Good Proposal, Bad Proposal

    • Good Proposal, Bad Proposal (10.38)

      10:37

  • Target the Audience

    • Target the Audience (6.37)

      06:36

  • The Creative Brief

    • Your Creative Brief (1.50)

      01:49

  • What's Your Genre?

    • Genre (9.50)

      09:49

  • Title

    • Title (10.26)

      10:24

  • Structure and Duration

    • Structure and Duration (6.54)

      06:53

  • Synopsis

    • Synopsis (12.47)

      12:46

  • Narrative Outline

    • Constructing Your Narrative Outline: Story, Episode and Character Detail (21.19)

      21:19

  • Approach and Style

    • Approach and Style: The How of the Narrative (4.04)

      04:03

  • Editing: Pefecting and Polishing the Proposal

    • Editing: Perfecting and Polishing Your Prose (5.33)

      05:32

  • The Next Steps: Further Reading and Resources

    • Next Steps (7.27)

      07:26

Class Project: Write a Professional One-Page Proposal for a Non-Fiction TV Show or Documentary

Assignment Details

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About This Class

Do you have a documentary or reality TV idea that you want to pitch, but don’t know where to start? Or have you tried to pitch your ideas but failed to get any traction? Perhaps you are working in TV Development for the first time and no-one has explained what a good proposal looks like (and you are too em... Read More

Published on Mon, Jul 15th 2013