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- 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... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2010; US$ 19.99
The complete, clear guide to creating compelling plots for film -Integrate plot, characterization, and exposition to make stories real - Examples from new and classic movies examine great plots in action Plot must be as much about the emotions of the characters as it is about the events of the story. That?s the message of The Art of Plotting ,... more...