Shawna Lynn Cox
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The TV Series Format Template : Write it Down

Whether you are just starting out on your idea or you already have been living in the world of your series for years, there is no time like now to simplify the pitch process and get onto your ‘cheat sheet’ the information the studios will be looking for in that first meeting. This is a work in progress. […]

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The TV Series Format Pitch : Energy and Ideas

TV drama isn’t about the concept, it runs on the emotional fuel of endless character arcs. –Pamela Douglas, Writing the TV Drama Series. While I’m prepping for my first pitch to Netflix the end of next month, I’m doing my research on what that looks like and how to prepare – or rather, not OVER prepare. […]

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Palmistry Research – Wikipedia Summary

Palmistry – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia “The Fortune Teller, by Caravaggio (1594–95; canvas; Louvre), depicting a palm reading” SLC notes: link to this image of The Fortune Teller “Palmistry, or chiromancy (also spelled cheiromancy; from Greek kheir (????, ??; “hand”) and manteia (???????, ??; “divination”)), is the claim of characterization and foretelling the future […]

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WikiLeaks Research – Wikipedia Summary

WikiLeaks – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia “Web address Slogan “We open governments”” “Created by Julian Assange Launched 4 October 2006; 9 years ago (2006-10-04)” “WikiLeaks /?w?kili?ks/ is an international, non-profit, journalistic organisation, that publishes secret information, news leaks, and classified media from anonymous sources” “Early releases included documentation of equipment expenditures and holdings […]

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Dark Web Research – Wikipedia Summary

Dark web – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia “The dark web is the World Wide Web content that exists on darknets, overlay networks which use the public Internet but which require specific software, configurations or authorization to access” “forms a small part of the deep web, the part of the Web not indexed by search […]

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Banksy Research – Wikipedia Summary

Banksy – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia “Banksy is an England-based graffiti artist, political activist and film director of unverified identity” “His satirical street art and subversive epigrams combine dark humour with graffiti executed in a distinctive stenciling technique” “His works of political and social commentary have been featured on streets, walls, and bridges of […]

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Enso Research – Wikipedia Summary

Ens? – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia “Some artists draw ens? with an opening in the circle, while others close the circle.” “In Zen Buddhism, an ens? (??, , "circle"?) is a circle that is hand-drawn in one or two uninhibited brushstrokes to express a moment when the mind is free to let the body […]

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Paramilitary Research – Wikipedia Summary

Paramilitary – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia “paramilitary is a semi-militarized force whose organizational structure, tactics, training, subculture, and (often) function are similar to those of a professional military, and which is not included as part of a state’s formal armed forces.” “Under the law of war, a state may incorporate a paramilitary organization or […]