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- Biteback Publishing 2014; US$ 29.17
In his diverse career as a journalist and wordsmith, Herbert Kretzmer has interviewed and profiled some of the twentieth century?s greatest figures in theatre, literature, show business and sport. His meetings with these legends are touching, funny and devastatingly honest, providing brief but lasting snapshots of their lives. Brought together for... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 26.95
Screenwriters often joke that ?no one ever paid a dollar at a movie theater to watch a screenplay.? Yet the screenplay is where a movie begins, determining whether a production gets the ?green light? from its financial backers and wins approval from its audience. This innovative volume gives readers a comprehensive portrait of the art and business... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
Christopher H. Sterling George Washington University * Learn what it takes to write for commercials, news, documentaries, corporate, educational, animation, games, the internet, and dramatic film & video productions * Outlines the key skills needed for a successful media writing career The demand for quality and knowledgeable multi-platform... 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...
- Oldcastle Books 2014; US$ 20.37
A no-nonsense, direct down-the-lens look at the television industry written from the point of view of a television drama producer who?s been there, done it, fought some battles and won the odd award. Written in an engaging, anecdotal tone, Writing for Television provides advice on: Getting an agent; The type of writer television's looking for; The... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 35.95
Alternative Scriptwriting 4E is an insightful and inspiring book on screenwriting concerned with challenging you to take creative risks with genre, tone, character, and structure. Concerned with exploring alternative approaches beyond the traditional three-act structure, Alternative Scriptwriting first defines conventional approach, suggests alternatives,... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2014; US$ 20.37
The Art of Screenplays is a working handbook for writers with stories to tell. Addressing the key issues of creativity and craft, its aim is to connect with our natural understanding of story, to demystify the screenwriter?s art, and to enable fresh, original and authentic writing. Working on the central premise that drama reflects nature, and screenplays... more...
- Overlook 2014; US$ 14.99
The idea of Into the Woods is not to supplant works by Aristotle, Lajos Egri, Robert McKee, David Mamet, or any other writers of guides for screenwriters and playwrights, but to pick up on their cues and take the reader on a historical, philosophical, scientific, and psychological journey to the heart of all storytelling. In this exciting and wholly... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 8.99
The insider's guide and perfect companion to the film starring Harvey Keitel, Mira Sorvino, and Vanessa Redgrave.Stunning and surreal, Lulu on the Bridge is a romantic mystery with a lot on its mind. It is the story of Izzy and Celia, two lonely, wounded, and mismatched strangers, transformed into soul mates by the uncanny powers of a phosphorescent... more...