The Foundations of Screenwriting

Book - 2005
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A generation of screenwriters has used Syd Field's bestselling books to ignite successful careers in film. Now the celebrated producer/lecturer/teacher has updated his classic guide for a new generation of filmmakers, offering a fresh insider's perspective on the film industry today. From concept to character, from opening scene to finished script, here are easily understood guidelines to help aspiring screenwriters--from novices to practiced writers--hone their craft. Filled with updated material--including all-new anecdotes and insights, guidelines on marketing and collaboration, plus analyses of recent films--Screenplay presents a step-by-step, comprehensive technique for writing the screenplay that will succeed in Hollywood.--From publisher description.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Delta Trade Paperbacks, 2005
Edition: Rev. ed
ISBN: 9780385339032
Branch Call Number: 808.23 F456sc 2005
Characteristics: 320 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm


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Screenplay is one of the bibles of the film trade and has launched many a would-be screenwriter on the road to Hollywood. - from a Library Journal review

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