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treatment How to write a Documentary Treatment Books

I am working on my first doc treatment. It is a docudrama that consists primarily of video footage, re-enactments, and journalist narration about a deceased celebrity. What would be a great book that would break down the writing process? How a treatment is properly written. And the book book would contain the business aspects of putting a project together such as copyright, trade mark, obtaining the life rights, or any and all other legalities pertaining to licensing with chapters on pitching to studio heads or production companies. I am only interested in books on how to write this particular kind of documentary. And if there are not, I am willing to accept any and all suggestions. I have some already in mind, but I like to know others thoughts on the subject.


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This article has a video, and a template as well.