The book Unscripted Formats - Theory and practice of global television programs offers an unique insight to the knowledge of formats, analizing the genres, the areas of contents, the global trends and the creations of a good format. In each chapter, Fiacco reveals how to create, to write and prepare a promo in order to make an effective pitch.
Fiacco offers unique tips to all the professionals and not to the format's world with a legal and copyright analysis of an international phenomena that is growing very fast.
The book is precious and rich of suggestions and information useful for professional and not professional people keet to better understand the industry of format around the world.
Fiacco has more than 20 years of experience in Tv editorial development and multiplatform contents. In 2016 he founded BICFORMATS, an independent creative hub specialized in international formats. With the dating format LIGHT MY FIRE, one of our projects, he won the 1st prize at Formagination – The International Format Pitch 2018 – in Cannes; in 2020 he has been selected by the MIPTV team to be part of the Producers to Watch at MipFormats & MipTV 2020. Previously he worked in RTI-Mediaset, MTV Italy (as Commissioner) and Endemol Shine Italy. As lecturer, he teaches “Television Format Analysis” and “Creation and Development of Transmedial Formats” at Università Cattolica of Milan, at USI – Università della Svizzera Italiana in Lugano and in many other Universities – and he is key consultant for multiple institutions, broadcasters, production companies and law firms. He wrote 4 books on format and television writing; the last one, Unscripted Formats – Teoria e pratica dei programmi televisivi globali (Unscripted formats -Theory and practice of global television programs), has just been published.
Axel M. Fiacco "Unscripted Formats - Teoria e pratica dei programmi televisivi globali". Editore Castelvecchi.