how to write a treatment

how to write a treatment

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How to write a treatment
This article was co-authored by Melessa Sargent. Melessa Sargent is the President of Scriptwriters Network, a non-profit organization that brings in entertainment professionals to teach the art and business of script writing for TV, features and new media. The Network serves its members by providing educational programming, developing access and opportunity through alliances with industry professionals, and furthering the cause and quality of writing in the entertainment industry.
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How to write a treatment
Treatments cover the full story sequence. They typically contain some key scenes (script dialogue that is, or will be, in the script).
In part, its purpose is to sell the proposal to financial backers and major stars. Treatments should be attention-getting and interesting to read. They are generally written in the present tense, and often read like a short story.

— and be sure to include (copy-paste) ALL of this important:
Last but not least.

References:

http://www.wikihow.com/Write-a-Script-Treatment
http://www.cybercollege.com/treatmen.htm
http://www.wordplayer.com/columns/wp37.Proper.Treatment.html
http://www.masterclass.com/articles/how-to-generate-new-article-ideas