Monday, April 20, 2015

The Complete Guide to Screenwriting for Children's Film & Television Kindle Edition by Motti Aviram (Author)

Motti Aviram is a leading figure in the Israeli children's television industry. He has created a large share of Israel's most successful and appreciated children's TV series. He has also served as the head director and content editor of Sesame Street shows in Israel, and directed the Shalom Sesame series in New York (starring Sarah Jessica Parker, Jerry Stiller, Joan Rivers and many more). Later, Aviram became the content director of Hop TV, Israel's leading pre-school TV channel, and then established Subtext, a content company specializing in children's television shows. Aviram has served as a senior lecturer at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, and at Israel's School of Screenwriting. Currently, he is the content director heading the creative team at Clasikaletet, a company specializing in the production and distribution of videos and books for children.

Editorial Reviews
The Complete Guide to Screenwriting for Children's Film & Television, will be recognized as a canonical work on children's content writing.  Aviram's intensive and inclusive research has led to the writing of a must-read book for anyone who is involved or intends to be involved in writing for children, and for anyone who is interested in children and their interactions with the media.  This book provides a deep foundation full of experience and rich in examples, script analysis, studies, anecdotes, and love for the field and for the children themselves.
Professor Rony Oren, Head of Animation at Bezalel Academy of Art and Design

The Complete Guide to Screenwriting for Children's Film & Television, opens a window to all the fields of children's creative content.  It will teach and enrich you, shed light on subtleties that are not to be ignored, and lead to the creation of original, high quality products.  Reading this book is recommended for anyone who is interested in scriptwriting for children, and given the reality, it should become compulsory reading for anyone in the field.  
Tamar Hochsteter, HaPinkas, children's online magazine of literature and culture

In his book, The Complete Guide to Screenwriting for Children's Film & Television, Motti Aviram provides comprehensive information for people interested in this field.  Given Aviram's impressive resume, it would be worthwhile for any scriptwriter to put aside a few hours in order to read this book.
Nahum Mohiah/Culture/Makor Rishon Newspaper.  March 2011
From the Author
"Draw me a sheep", demands the Little Prince of Antoine de Saint Exupéry at the beginning of his book.  In my opinion, that is the essence of being children's content writers -- to use the best of our skills in order to create high quality content that will directly serve the tastes and needs of our young audiences.  And in order to do that, we must take a step back and see the world through children's eyes.  We must become the children we once were.  And as Antoine de Saint Exupéry writes in the Introduction of his book; "All grown-ups were once children--although only very few of them remember it."

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Print Length: 387 pages
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This book The Complete Guide to Screenwriting for Children's Film & Television Kindle Edition
by Motti Aviram  (Author) makes learning fun! It explains how to bring life to a story for children to love it and enjoy. Motti Aviram has made this book full of knolage and fun to read its really a great read. I enjoyed learning how to bring my inter child out and being able to tell a story. With the help of this book. Teaching can be so much fun as adult I found that I can take parts of this book and use it in my everyday life with my children. Making learning fun and enjoyful for all. With such great topics your surely able to enjoy this book as well. Chapter One is an introduction states that writer's for children need to have some knowledge about the age of the children, for whom one wishes to write. This is eloquently stated, in fact. Simple, it would seem.

Chapter Two introduces one's target audience. This includes their ages, developmental stages, etc. This is well done and broken down with a sharp simplicity.

Chapter Three is entitled, "The Principles of Writing for Children."

Chapter Four instructs as to writing comedy.

Chapter Five is a short chapter, as it introduces the next three chapters, which are critical.

Chapter Six addresses cognitive abilities in early childhood.

Chapter Seven explains that content is a response to a need.

Chapter Eight details the sci-fi characters (heros, ogres, etc.).

Chapter Nine discusses puppets and puppetry.

Chapter Ten raises the topic of animation.

Chapter Eleven instructs as to joining the industry of children's media.

I got this book at no charge as a sample in exchange for my honest review. 

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