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Screenwriting

  • The Screenwriters Taxonomyby Eric Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 24.95

    In The Screenwriters Taxonomy , award-winning screenwriter and educator Eric R. Williams offers a new collaborative approach for creative storytellers to recognize, discuss and reinvent storytelling paradigms. Williams presents seven different aspects of storytelling that can be applied to any fictional narrative film—from super genre, macrogenre... more...

  • Writing Diverse Characters For Fiction, TV or Filmby Lucy V. Hay

    Oldcastle Books 2017; US$ 15.99

    We're living in a time of unprecedented diversity in produced media content, with more characters appearing who are Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME), Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT), disabled, or from other religions or classes. What's more, these characters are increasingly appearing in genre pieces, accessible to the mainstream,... more...

  • Writing the Short Filmby Patricia Cooper; Ken Dancyger

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.95

    The short film is a unique narrative art form that, while lending itself to experimentation, requires tremendous discipline in following traditional filmic considerations. This book takes the student and novice screenwriter through the storytelling process- from conception, to visualization, to dramatization, to characterization and dialogue- and teaches... more...

  • Screen Adaptation: Beyond the Basicsby Eric R. Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.95

    Once you understand the basics of screenwriting, ideas for your next screenplay are everywhere. Whether it comes from a favorite children’s book, a summer novel you discover accidentally, a news story that catches your imagination, or a chapter from your own life — advanced screenwriting strategies should now guide you through your first adaptation.... more...

  • The Instinctive Screenplayby Sam North

    Macmillan Education UK 2017; US$ 17.06

    What is it that makes humans engage with a dramatic narrative? Is it linked to our primitive selves, contained within our instinctive experience? This innovative text argues that understanding how and why our human instincts are brought into play as we watch screen drama is the key to writing it. Analysing four powerful instincts – willpower,... more...

  • Storytelling for Virtual Realityby John Bucher

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Storytelling for Virtual Reality serves as a bridge between students of new media and professionals working between the emerging world of VR technology and the art form of classical storytelling. Rather than examining purely the technical, the text focuses on the narrative and how stories can best be structured, created, and then told in virtual... more...

  • Stories Make the Worldby Stephen Most

    Berghahn Books 2017; US$ 34.95

    Since the beginning of human history, stories have helped people make sense of their lives and their world. Today, an understanding of storytelling is invaluable as we seek to orient ourselves within a flood of raw information and an unprecedented variety of supposedly true accounts. In Stories Make the World , award-winning screenwriter Stephen... more...

  • Screenwriting for Profitby Andrew Stevens

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 29.95

    Screenwriting for Profit: Writing for the Global Marketplace teaches readers how global trends define the marketplace for saleable screenplays in key international territories as well as the domestic market. Veteran writer, producer, and director Andrew Stevens gives you the insider edge you need to write for the global marketplace, sharing his... more...

  • Hollywood Screenwriting Directory Spring/Summerby Jesse Douma; Dinah Perez

    F+W Media 2017; US$ 49.99 US$ 44.99

    Ready to submit your screenplay but not sure about the logistics? With over 4,000 listings for Industry insiders such as studios, production companies, and independent financiers, this handy directory gives you the scoop on query letters, treatments and much more. Plus, the Legal 411 for Screenwriters section by entertainment attorney Dinah Perez... more...

  • Hollywood Producers Directoryby Jesse Douma; Dinah Perez

    F+W Media 2017; US$ 69.99 US$ 62.99

    The definitive contacts resource for filmaking professionals!   The product of The Writers Store's three-plus decades working directly with the people behind the world's favorite films, the Hollywood Producer's Directory is a collection of production contacts for professional filmmakers and producers.   All of the listings have been personally... more...