Book , Print in English

Writing and producing radio dramas : communication for behavior change

Esta de Fossard.
  • New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 2005.
  • 325, [1] p. : illustrations; 24 cm.
Subjects
Series
Contents
  • Part 1. Introduction to Entertainment-Education Radio Drama
  • 1. Radio Drama for Behavior Change
  • Radio for Social Development
  • Entertainment-Education Serial Drama
  • "Soap Opera" or "Serial Drama"
  • Using Serial Drama for Social Development and Behavior Change Communication
  • Characteristics of Serial Drama
  • Characteristics of Entertainment-Education Serial Drama
  • Characteristics of Radio
  • Creating the Radio Serial Drama for Social Development
  • 2. Design Approach: The Design Document
  • Design of Serial Drama for Social Development and Behavior Change
  • Role of the Writer
  • Design Document
  • Writer's Brief
  • 3. Design Approach: The Design Team
  • Need for the Design Team
  • Advantages of the Design Team
  • Design Team Members and Their Roles
  • 4. Design Approach: The Design Workshop
  • Design Workshop
  • Design Workshop in Progress
  • Value of Change Agents
  • Changing Traditional Behavior and Encouraging Prevention Behaviour
  • After the Design Workshop: Completing the Design Document
  • Part 2. For the Program Manager
  • 5. Starting up the Radio Serial Drama Project
  • Role of the Program Manager
  • Starting up the Radio Serial Drama Project
  • Preparing for the Desing Workshop
  • Running the Design Workshop
  • Reviewing the Design Document
  • After the Workshop: Design Document Finalization
  • 6. Program Manager and the Writing Process
  • Script Preparation
  • Selecting and Contracting with the Writers
  • Writing the Script
  • Script Review
  • Support Materials
  • Promotional Materials
  • 7. Preproduction Phase
  • Important Tasks to Complete before Production
  • 8. Production Phase
  • Choosing the Audio Production House
  • 9. Guidelines for Radio Actors
  • Introducing Radio Acting
  • Preparing for the Role
  • Tips for Radio Acting
  • Rewards of Entertainment-Education Serial Drama Acting
  • 10. Pilot Testing the Scripts
  • Importance of Pilot Testing
  • Purpose of the Pilot Scripts
  • Questions that Can be Asked during Pilot Testing
  • Part 3. For the Writer
  • 11. Writing Entertainment-Education Drama
  • Entertainment-Education Drama
  • Challenges of Learning through Listening
  • Fundamentals of Learning
  • Meaning of Drama
  • Dramatic Conflict
  • Components of a Drama
  • Structure of a Drama
  • Types of Radio Drama
  • Multiplot Nature of a Serial
  • Structure of a Radio Serial Episode
  • 12. Blending Story and Message in the Drama Plot
  • Ten Aims of Plot Development
  • Combining Message and Story
  • Creating Original Plots
  • Steps in Full Plot Development
  • Guidelines for Plot Development
  • 13. Character Development
  • Importance of Characters
  • Guidelines for Character Creation
  • 14. Developing the Setting
  • Importance of Setting
  • Time
  • Location
  • 15. Writing for the Ear
  • Golden Rule of Writing for Radio
  • Guidelines for the Use of Dialogue
  • Creating Word Pictures
  • Guidelines for the Use of Sound Effects
  • Guidelines for Using Music in Radio Serial Drama
  • 16. Scene Development
  • Episode and Scene Division
  • Scene Guidelines
  • Timing and Optional Cuts
  • 17. Finished Script and the Writer's Checklist
  • Putting the Serial Episode Together
  • Writer's Checklist of Essential Features in a Well-constructed Episode
  • Message Presentation
  • 18. Success of Radio Entertainment-Education Programs
  • Entertainment-Education and Social Change
  • Appendix A. Sample Design Document
  • Appendix B. For the Design Workshop
  • Appendix C. Design Workshop Question Guide
  • Appendix D. Journey of Life Episode Synopsis.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [326]).
ISBN
  • 0761933263 (paper back)
  • 9780761933267 (paper back)
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2004025838
  • OCLC: 56913510
  • OCLC: 56913510