Frank Baumauthor and creator of the Oz legacy. However, despite the book being named after his title of position as the self proclaimed "Wizard", Oscar is not the focal point character. He is not brought into the plot until halfway through the tale when he meets and speaks with the child protagonist and heroine of the novel named Dorothy Gale.
The image on the screen stops, freezes and becomes a still shot. Genre The category a story or script falls into - such as: Header An element of a Production Script occupying the same line as the page number, which is on the right and.
Printed on every script page, header information includes the date of a revision and the color of the page. Heat Positive gossip about a project on the Hollywood grapevine.
Hip pocket A casual relationship with an established agent in lieu of a signed, formal agreement of representation.
In the Round A type of theater space in which the audience is, usually in a circular configuration, on all sides of the playing area.
Indie A production company independent of major film studio financing. Intercut A script instruction denoting that the action moves back and forth between two or more scenes.
Intermission A break between acts or scenes of the play to allow for set changes, and for the audience to go to the bathroom, stretch and buy concessions. Short for Stage Left.
Lights Fade A common stage direction to end a scene or an act. Line Reading When a director or playwright gives an actor a specific way to perform a line of dialogue. Literary Manager The artistic officer of a theater in charge of at least the first stages of reviewing scripts for possible production.
She may have dramaturg responsibilities as well. Literary Office Usually headed by the literary manager and often staffed with interns and in-house or freelance readers.
Typically the place to direct script submissions and inquiries. Locked Pages A software term for finalized screenplay pages that are handed out to the department heads and talent in preparation for production. Logline A "25 words or less" description of a screenplay.
Lyrics The words that are sung by characters in a musical. Without sound, so described because a German-born director wanting a scene with no sound told the crew to shoot "mit out sound. Manuscript Format The ideal submission format in the United States and in a number of other countries, with character names centered and CAPS before their dialogue, and indented stage directions.
Master Scene Script A script formatted without scene numbering the usual format for a spec screenplay.
Match Cut A transition in which something in the scene that follows in some way directly matches a character or object in the previous scene. Miniseries A long-form movie of three hours or more shown on successive nights or weeks on U.
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