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  • 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...

  • Screenwriting Poetics and the Screen Ideaby Ian W. Macdonald

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00

    A new, original investigation into how screenwriting works; the practices, creative 'poetics' and texts that serve the screen idea. Using a range of film, media and creative theories, it includes new case studies on the successful ITV soap Emmerdale , Hitchcock's first major screenwriter and David Lean's unfinished film, Nostromo . more...

  • Screenwriting in a Digital Eraby Kathryn Millard

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    Screenwriting in a Digital Era examines the practices of writing for the screen from early Hollywood to the new realism. Looking back to prehistories of the form, Kathryn Millard links screenwriting to visual and oral storytelling around the globe, and explores new methods of collaboration and authorship in the digital environment. 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...

  • 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...

  • Storyby Robert McKee

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 26.99

    Robert McKee's screenwriting workshops have earned him an international reputation for inspiring novices, refining works in progress and putting major screenwriting careers back on track. Quincy Jones, Diane Keaton, Gloria Steinem, Julia Roberts, John Cleese and David Bowie are just a few of his celebrity alumni. Writers, producers, development executives... more...

  • Storyboardingby Chris Pallant; Steven Price

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    This study provides the first book-length critical history of storyboarding, from the birth of cinema to the present day and beyond. It discusses the role of storyboarding in key films including Gone with the Wind , Psycho and The Empire Strikes Back , and is illustrated with a wide range of images. more...

  • Storyboarding Essentialsby David Harland Rousseau; Benjamin Reid Phillips

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2013; US$ 24.99

    A comprehensive guide to visual storytelling from Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), one of the world's leaders in sequential arts instruction. Storyboarding is the process of graphically organizing a project--a motion picture, animation, motion graphic, or interactive media sequence--in order to translate artists' ideas from story to ... more...

  • Tales from the Scriptby Peter Hanson; Paul Robert Herman

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 12.99

    ? 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...

  • Women Screenwritersby Jill Nelmes; Jule Selbo

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 285.00

    Women Screenwriters is a study of more than 300 female writers from 60 nations, from the first film scenarios produced in 1986 to the present day. Divided into six sections by continent, the entries give an overview of the history of women screenwriters in each country, as well as individual biographies of its most influential. more...