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- Penguin Group US 2013; US$ 14.99
Accomplished writers from the renowned UCLA Extension Writers? Program provide an invaluable how-to book for aspiring feature film writers Millions of people dream of writing a screenplay but don?t know how to begin, or are already working on a script but are stuck and need some targeted advice. Or maybe they have a great script, but no clue... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 24.00
In an immensely alive and pointed memoir by a writer who was himself blacklisted during what Lillian Hellman so aptly called "scoundrel time, " Bernstein recounts his passage from idealist to scapegoat. Chronicling his writing careers in Hollywood and then television, Bernstein tells of the blacklisting for communism which brought ostracism, FBI surveillance,... more...
- Titan 2012; US$ 9.99
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 150.00
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...
- 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...
- Pocket Essentials 2009; US$ 5.99
Who is Soderbergh? Currently Hollywood's hottest hot shot, Soderbergh burst onto the independent scene with his provocative, multi-award winning feature debut sex, lies and videotape in 1989. With the film world seemingly at his feet the guy from Baton Rouge committed critical and commercial hara-kiri, producing a black and white film about the life... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.99
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...
- 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...
- Crown Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.95
Christopher Keane has spent 20 years in the business, learning the truths--and the tricks--of writing a selling screenplay. In How to Write a Selling Screenplay, he takes writers through the entire process, from developing a story to finding the best agent. Using an annotated version of an often-optioned screenplay of his own, and citing examples... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 13.99
? 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...