The Changing Landscape of Television Preview

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Television has evolved from being a 3-network based medium, broadcasting their shows to a TV set in your living room to a massive content network accessible on wide range of devices – from home theaters to the phone in your pocket. Just as the technology has evolved, so too has the way stories are written to accommodate these new viewing habits. In this engaging FilmTalk, Emmy-nominated writer Pamela Douglas reveals incredible techniques for adapting your writing style for the new age of television.



  • 34:36 video that features the FilmTalk presentation and follow-up Q&A with host Jason Tomaric
  • Companion guide



  • How story structure is changing to accommodate new viewing methods
  • How to adapt your scripts and stories for new distribution outlets
  • How to take advantage of new media to get your content to viewers
  • How television has evolved from the TV screen to your phone
  • How you can tap into new financing and distribution models to get your shows produced
It was a very well thought out video and I love the attention to detail and the fact that the subject matter focused on the
aesthetic and storytelling aspects of editing.
   - Cedric Pounds, Chabot College