Making Money from Monsters

Ryan, Mark David (2009) Making Money from Monsters. Writing Queensland Magazine, 184, pp. 6-7.


It seems Australia is the place to be at the moment when it comes to making and creating horror films. Mark David Ryan explains how you can get involved in this boom industry. If you’re a writer with a passion for scary movies, a wordsmith who watches the occasional horror flick and writing your own has crossed your mind, or a writer who terrifies readers with an interest in screenwriting, then there has never been a better time to write Aussie horror flicks. This article introduces the horror genre’s core characteristics, issues to consider when crafting a horror flick, and provides tips for getting scripts into the hands of producers.

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ID Code: 25841
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: No
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Keywords: Australian horror films, screenwriting, horror genre, Australian film industry, Mark Ryan
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > FILM TELEVISION AND DIGITAL MEDIA (190200) > Film and Television (190204)
Divisions: Past > Research Centres > ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > Institutes > Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 Queensland Writer's Centre
Deposited On: 22 Jun 2009 00:25
Last Modified: 03 Sep 2014 02:25

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