Emotional engagement in feature film storytelling : reframing the classical three-act structure / Norlela Ismail

Ismail, Norlela (2006) Emotional engagement in feature film storytelling : reframing the classical three-act structure / Norlela Ismail. Jurnal Skrin Malaysia, 3. pp. 35-54. ISSN 1823-1020

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Abstract

This article examines the contributions of the classical three-act structure in storytelling that could evoke emotions. The importance of its relationship with character's goal, motivation and audience's emotion is also discussed. A case study is ^employed as a research method in which Field and McKee's conception of the three-act paradigm is used to analyse the case. The purpose of this article is to provide a platform (not offering a formula) for a filmmaker or screenwriter to emulate an approach that could help obtain an emotionally engaging story.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Film storytelling
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > Motion pictures
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > Oratory > Storytelling
Divisions: Faculty of Artistic and Creative Technology
Depositing User: Staf Pendigitan 1
Date Deposited: 08 Apr 2015 04:08
Last Modified: 07 Jun 2016 04:21
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/11604

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