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- Faber & Faber 2012; US$ 16.03
Unlike most how-to books on screenwriting, Writing in Pictures is highly practical, offering a realistic guide to the screenwriting profession, as well as concrete practical guidance in the steps professional writers take to write a screenplay that comes from the heart instead of the pocketbook. The readeris taken through the nitty-gritty process... more...
- Faber & Faber 2012; US$ 10.19
Mike Figgis's Loss of Sexual Innocence is a fascinating fusion of stories, dreams, images and music. The film is a meditation on the process of growing up, and the inevitable loss of innocence this entails. The central image is the expulsion of Adam and Eve from the Garden of Eden; and as in all of Mike Figgis's work, the focus is upon the passionate... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; US$ 7.99
In 1953, the brilliant but terrifying titan of cinema John Huston summons the young writer Ray Bradbury to Ireland. The apprehensive scribe's quest is to capture on paper the fiercest of all literary beasts -- Moby Dick -- in the form of a workable screenplay so the great director can begin filming. But from the moment he sets foot on Irish soil,... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 25.95
Body Double explores the myriad ways that artists and the creative process have been represented on screen. Through the exploration of many distinct forms of cinema, Lucy Fischer examines such topics as the gender, age, and mental or physical health of fictionalized artists; the dramatized interaction between artists, audiences, and critics;... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 17.95
From the Oscar-winning screenwriter of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and The Princess Bride (he also wrote the novel), and the bestselling author of Adventures in the Screen Trade comes a garrulous new book that is as much a screenwriting how-to (and how-not-to) manual as it is a feast of insider information. If you want to know why a no-name... more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 9.99
Herein lies in written form Harlan Ellison?s Movie , the full?length feature film Ellison created when a producer at 20th Century?Fox said, ?If we gave you the money, and no interference, what sort of movie would you write?? Well, that producer is no longer at the studio; he left the entire venue of moviemaking after Harlan Ellison?s Movie was... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2014; US$ 8.51
The original screenplay, The Gardener's Son, is the tale of two families: the wealthy Greggs, who own the local cotton mill, and the McEvoys, a family of mill workers beset by misfortune. Two years ago, Robert McEvoy was involved in an accident that led to the amputation of his leg. Consumed by bitterness and anger, he quit his job at the mill... more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2016; US$ 12.99
This book provides professional tips and techniques for those wishing to break into writing for TV whether it's a soap, series drama, or situation comedy. It covers all aspects of script writing such as structure, plotting, characterization and dialogue and is packed with advice on presenting and selling scripts. It also includes a chapter specifically... more...
- Publish on Demand Global LLC 2012; US$ 9.99
The book On Screenwriting and Love and Politics: The Screenplay "Blue Mist," is written in an engaging literary style. It attempts to illuminate the emotions, theories, and process that go into crafting a screenplay.As a special appendix, the book includes the author?s latest full-length screenplay Blue Mist. About this screenplay, Aviva says: "I... more...
- Atlantic Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.95
The Complete Guide to Writing A Successful Screenplay outlines timesaving tools to hone your writing, so you can at¬tract Hollywood agents and producers. You will discover how to create a timeline and deadline, whether writing your screenplay is a full- or part-time job. Writing and pitching a screenplay is nothing like writing a novel, and this book... more...