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  • Big Screen, Small Screenby Coral Drouyn

    Allen & Unwin 1994; US$ 31.81

    Big Screen, Small Screen is a complete guide to writing for film and television. It covers all aspects of screenwriting from changing a film genre to picking a television timeslot, takes you through the basics of screenwriting and shows you how to find an agent, deal with producers, market your script and apply for funding. more...

  • Bambi vs. Godzillaby David Mamet

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00

    From the Academy Award-nominated screenwriter and playwright: an exhilaratingly subversive inside look at Hollywood from a filmmaker who?s always played by his own rules. Who really reads the scripts at the film studios? How is a screenplay like a personals ad? Why are there so many producers listed in movie credits? And what on earth do those producers... more...

  • How To Write For Televisionby Madeline Dimaggio

    Touchstone 1990; US$ 20.99

    This readable, reliable book has been a trusted reference for nearly two decades and is now revised to include the most up-to-date information from today's television climate. TV Writing the Right Way! In this guide for every student of the small screen and every scriptwriter dreaming of breaking into the business, writer-producer Madeline DiMaggio... more...

  • Either You're in or You're in the Wayby Logan Miller; Noah Miller

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99

    The hilarious, implausible, and touching story of twin brothers accomplishing the impossible?making a feature film (with a cast and crew with 11 Academy Awards and 26 nominations) with no experience, no money and no contacts. When identical twin brothers Logan and Noah Miller's homeless father died alone in a jail cell, they vowed, come hell or high... more...

  • How to Sell Your Screenplayby Carl Sautter

    New Chapter Press 1992; US$ 9.99

    An Emmy Award nominee and former Moonlighting story editor gives smart, timely inside information on how to successfully market a film or TV screenplay in this handy guide. Abridged edition. more...

  • Selling a Screenplayby Syd Field

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.00

    - Breaks Down the Business of Screenwriting - Explains What the Buyer Looks For - Shows You What to Do to Get in the Door - Tackles the Pitching Process - Provides Personal Insights from Famous Screenwriters Everybody has a story to tell. Everybody wants to write the great American screenplay. But what do you do after it?s written? How do... more...

  • You Can Count on Meby Kenneth Lonergan

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 14.00

    Acclaimed playwright Kenneth Lonergan?s You Can Count on Me is one of the most highly praised independent films of recent years, earning many of the major screenplay awards. This is the lovingly drawn story of a sister and brother?s complicated, fragile, but somehow enduring bond. Sammy and Terry Prescott were orphaned as children. Sammy, now the... more...

  • Stephen King on the Big Screenby Mark Browning

    Intellect Books Ltd 2009; US$ 25.00

    From 1976 to the present day, there have been over 45 films adapted from the spine-tingling works of Stephen King. In Stephen King on the Big Screen, Mark Browning addresses the question of why some of the film adaptations of the world?s best-selling author are much more successful than others.By focussing on the theoretical aspect of genre, Browning... more...

  • Screenwriting For Dummiesby Laura Schellhardt; John Logan

    Wiley 2011; US$ 19.99 US$ 15.99

    Write a great script and get it into the hands of the Hollywood players! So you want to be a screenwriter? Whether you want to write a feature film or a TV script or adapt your favorite book, this friendly guide gives you expert advice in everything from creating your story and developing memorable characters to formatting your script and selling... more...

  • Tales from the Scriptby Peter Hanson; Paul Robert Herman

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.99

    ? Tales from the Script gathers notable veterans of the screen wars who demonstrate the basic truth of our adventures in Movieland: Writing is the easy part.? ? John Sayles, writer/director of Lone Star and Eight Men Out ?Fascinating tales from the belly of the beast.? ? Lawrence Kasdan, Oscar-nominated writer/director of The Big Chill, Wyatt... more...