Presentation on theme: "Treatments and Paperwork. How do we come up w/ ideas? Exercise / Yoga Sample Daydream Meditate Look for inspiration / Consume Substance Sporadically Geographical."— Presentation transcript:
How do we come up w/ ideas? Exercise / Yoga Sample Daydream Meditate Look for inspiration / Consume Substance Sporadically Geographical Space or Space
“99 Problems” 2004, Jay-Z Dir. Mark Romanek 4 VMAs, 3 MVPAs
Treatment Form One word to 3 pages Courier font type Tear sheet / Visual element (“visualment”...visual treatment) Include “categories” as descriptors Concise Treatment writers Storing ideas
Modes of Treatments Describe unfolding...A happens, B happens, C happens. A short story Outline...use headers such as “The Look,” “The Feel,” “The Concept,” “The Performance,” “The Hook” Crazy babbling, one-word, no punctuation, collage, poem, “Blow stuff up”
Writing Treatments Visual hooks Have idea of what artists DON'T want; be aware of their image and personalities Address: – Narrative/Concept, shot choices, some of the locations, wardrobe ideas, action – Style/feeling, performance style, cite other media by artist or in general Lyrics or instruments AS lyrics Brevity!
Release Forms Talent / Model / Minor Release Form Large Group / Concert Release Sign Copyrighted Materials Release Form Location Release Form or Permit
“If I Ruled the World” 1996, Nas feat. Lauryn Hill Dir. Hype Williams