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Screenwriting

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  • Compound Cinematicsby Shinobu Hashimoto

    Vertical Inc. 2015; US$ 13.99

    Any list of Japan's greatest screenplay writers would feature Shinobu Hashimoto at or near the top. This memoir, focusing on his collaborations with Akira Kurosawa, a gifted scenarist in his own right, offers indispenable insider account for fans and students of the director's oeuvre and invaluable insights into the unique process that is writing... more...

  • Aristotle's Poetics for Screenwritersby Michael Tierno

    Hachette Books 2012; US$ 16.38

    An insightful how-to guide for writing screenplays that uses Aristotle's great work as a guide. Long considered the bible for storytellers, Aristotle's Poetics is a fixture of college courses on everything from fiction writing to dramatic theory. Now Michael Tierno shows how this great work can be an invaluable resource to screenwriters or anyone... more...

  • Aristotle's Poetics for Screenwritersby Michael Tierno

    Hachette Books 2012; Not Available

    An insightful how-to guide for writing screenplays that uses Aristotle's great work as a guide. Long considered the bible for storytellers, Aristotle's Poetics is a fixture of college courses on everything from fiction writing to dramatic theory. Now Michael Tierno shows how this great work can be an invaluable resource to screenwriters or anyone... more...

  • Film Genre for the Screenwriterby Jule Selbo

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    Film Genre for the Screenwriter is a practical study of how classic film genre components can be used in the construction of a screenplay. Based on Jule Selbo?s popular course, this accessible guide includes an examination of the historical origins of specific film genres, how and why these genres are received and appreciated by film-going audiences,... more...

  • How to Write for Televisionby William Smethurst

    Little, Brown Book Group 2009; Not Available

    Television is a growth industry with an insatiable hunger for writing talent. From soaps, series, dramas, plays, situation comedies - TV constantly needs new writers. This inspiring book is full of professional tips and techniques that producers, agents and script editors would give you themselves - if only they had the time. The book advises new writers... more...

  • Tales From Development Hell (New Updated Edition)by David Hughes

    Titan 2012; US$ 8.99

    A compulsively readable journey into the area of movie-making where all writers, directors and stars fear to tread: Development Hell, the place where scripts are written, actors hired and sets designed... but the movies rarely actually get made!  Whatever happened to Darren Aronofsky's  Batman  movie starring Clint Eastwood? Why were there so many scripts... more...

  • Break into Screenwriting: Teach Yourselfby Ray Frensham

    Hodder & Stoughton 2010; US$ 16.38

    This is a comprehensive, jargon-free guide for all budding screenwriters. Its aim is not just to guide you through the techniques and skills you need to write for the screen (film and television), but also to give you guidance on how to approach the industry as a whole. Focusing on every aspect of screenwriting, from how to set about the writing process... more...

  • Break into Screenwriting: Teach Yourselfby Ray Frensham

    Hodder & Stoughton 2010; Not Available

    This is a comprehensive, jargon-free guide for all budding screenwriters. Its aim is not just to guide you through the techniques and skills you need to write for the screen (film and television), but also to give you guidance on how to approach the industry as a whole. Focusing on every aspect of screenwriting, from how to set about the writing process... more...

  • The Inner Life of Martin Frostby Paul Auster

    Picador 2007; US$ 18.99

    A Picador Paperback Original A new movie written and directed by Paul Auster, starring David Thewlis, Irene Jacob, Michael Imperioli, and Sophie Auster. From The New York Trilogy to The Book of Illusions and Travels in the Scriptorium, Paul Auster is one of America's most spectacularly inventive novelists. Smoke, Blue in the Face,... more...

  • 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...