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FADE IN AUTHOR Michael Piller Free read ↠ 104 º [Download] ➼ FADE IN Author Michael Piller – Johns-cycling-diary.co.uk In keeping with Michael’s widely respected mentorship of up and coming writers “Fade In The Making of Star Trek Insurrection” has been published as a textbook that can also be enjoyed as a coffe InRds and the moving of the Trek characters on the resultant creative chessboard Fans hungry for this kind of rare access may well be thoroughly engrossed in and entertained by the book whereas students of writing for television and film will definitely benefit from this textbook as not only reference material but also as a bona fide annotated resource on this particular film andor on the entire Star Trek oeuvre in general. I remember when this book was first leaked to the internet via a manuscript that showed up on Trek related sites and disappeared just as uickly shut down by the braintrust at Paramount due to a perceived series of slights against themThey needn't have worried Fade In The Making of Star Trek Insurrection is an honest and compelling work that gives eual weight to the views of both sides in the production of the film and shows that for all the work that went into it nothing could have saved it after the elongated writing processMichael Piller's work documents the various ideas that sprang up after the release of the critically praised and commercially successful First Contact Desperate for another hit writers at the studio lobbed idea after idea at the executives The first half of the book documents these ideas in a series of script excerpts Despite some compelling storylines Picard going rogue to stop his friend from Starfleet Academy then resigning at the end to go lone wolf against other fringe elements with the crew a lot of it just sounded unfilmable and unsustainable given how continuity heavy the franchise was at this point in its lifespanA number of unlikely suspects came out of the ether to help refocus the story While Patrick Stewart has understandably kept discussion of Picard and the franchise in general at a minimum these days it's fascinating to hear anecdotes about him relaying character moments that wouldn't be in sync with the current plot to both Piller and producer Rick Berman He and Brent Spiner were fountains of knowledge who understood the appeal of their respective characters than most and it's a joy to hear about them refocusing efforts to rewrite the scriptThe most compelling aspect of the book is the studio notes that are written sometimes verbatim from Paramount executives Contrary to how they think they were portrayed the book and the narrative itself casts them in the right for wanting to clarify certain aspects and hype up the action aspects due to the perceived weak links in the story In fact the executives come off as the true heroes of the bookThere's also a lot of self reflection from Piller on his thoughts on the work and his disappointment when the box office numbers didn't play the way he wanted Fade In is a fascinating and eminently readable work that all Trek fans should pick up and read Far from being a hit piece this story is one that's well worth reading

FADE IN AUTHOR Michael PillRds and the moving of the Trek characters on the resultant creative chessboard Fans hungry for this kind of rare access may well be thoroughly engrossed in and entertained by the book whereas students of writing for television and film will definitely benefit from this textbook as not only reference material but also as a bona fide annotated resource on this particular film andor on the entire Star Trek oeuvre in general. I remember when this book was first leaked to the internet via a manuscript that showed up on Trek related sites and disappeared just as uickly shut down by the braintrust at Paramount due to a perceived series of slights against themThey needn't have worried Fade In The Making of Star Trek Insurrection is an honest and compelling work that gives eual weight to the views of both sides in the production of the film and shows that for all the work that went into it nothing could have saved it after the elongated writing processMichael Piller's work documents the various ideas that sprang up after the release of the critically praised and commercially successful First Contact Desperate for another hit writers at the studio lobbed idea after idea at the executives The first half of the book documents these ideas in a series of script excerpts Despite some compelling storylines Picard going rogue to stop his friend from Starfleet Academy then resigning at the end to go lone wolf against other fringe elements with the crew a lot of it just sounded unfilmable and unsustainable given how continuity heavy the franchise was at this point in its lifespanA number of unlikely suspects came out of the ether to help refocus the story While Patrick Stewart has understandably kept discussion of Picard and the franchise in general at a minimum these days it's fascinating to hear anecdotes about him relaying character moments that wouldn't be in sync with the current plot to both Piller and producer Rick Berman He and Brent Spiner were fountains of knowledge who understood the appeal of their respective characters than most and it's a joy to hear about them refocusing efforts to rewrite the scriptThe most compelling aspect of the book is the studio notes that are written sometimes verbatim from Paramount executives Contrary to how they think they were portrayed the book and the narrative itself casts them in the right for wanting to clarify certain aspects and hype up the action aspects due to the perceived weak links in the story In fact the executives come off as the true heroes of the bookThere's also a lot of self reflection from Piller on his thoughts on the work and his disappointment when the box office numbers didn't play the way he wanted Fade In is a fascinating and eminently readable work that all Trek fans should pick up and read Far from being a hit piece this story is one that's well worth reading

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FADE IN AUTHOR Michael Piller Ê Who played a major role in saving the Star Trek franchise here is the very inside story of the writing process that resulted in the franchise’s film Star Trek Insurrection Certainly for Star Trek fans – of which there are legions – and students of film and television this is a sought after look at the screenwriting process from concept to final film script through the inclusion of treatments story meetings storyboa. A fascinating insight into how sausage is made in Hollywood unlike a TV show where the demand for so much content is so high the screenwriter seems to have no shortage of interference for a feature film as Piller demonstrates as he discusses the writing of Star Trek Insurrection Budgetary demands focus groups producers actors etc etc all weigh in Sadly this book is interesting than the actual movie ever was characters Æ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ↠ Michael Piller

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Michael Piller ↠ 4 Free read In keeping with Michael’s widely respected mentorship of up and coming writers “Fade In The Making of Star Trek Insurrection” has been published as a textbook that can also be enjoyed as a coffee table book full of exclusive never before seen photos and commentary for the enjoyment of Star Trek fans around the world Written by Michael Piller who has been variously described as a “writer’s writer” and the man. An interesting look at the creation of a movie from the perspective of the writer Being a fan of Star Trek it was a bit like watching sausage being made because Michael Piller details the entire two year process of writing the movie from his initial concept all the way through the last minute rewrite of the final action scene of the film ST Insurrection isn't my favorite Trek film but now I understand the why and how of what we got If you're interested in the process of screenwriting or behind the scenes info I'd definitely look this book up