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Le processus collectif de création d'un feuilleton télévisé : Une division du travail d'auteurs

Abstract : The Production of Fiction as an Assembly-line. Division of Labor in the Making of a Daytime Soap OperaThe production of a television series is based on a deeply rationalized and divided organization of labor. The collective process of creation reveals dissensions concerning the mandates of the various workers. The industrialized manufacturing of TV fiction questions who holds the authorship on the product and thus professional hierarchies in this art world. This article shows the contradictions among the cooperating partners, each of them following rival professional logics, and trying to reinterpret and make theirs the production constraints in their creative work. The rationalization of the production leads to conflict of jurisdictions between the various professionals involved, especially the scriptwriters specialized in the storylines and the ones writing the dialogues, and also between the writers and the people responsible of the shooting.
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Muriel Mille. Le processus collectif de création d'un feuilleton télévisé : Une division du travail d'auteurs. Sociétés contemporaines, Presses de Sciences Po, 2016, 1 (101), pp.91-114. ⟨10.3917/soco.101.0091⟩. ⟨halshs-02003588⟩

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