Screenwriting techniques

    Writing Hollywood: The Work and Professional Culture of Television Writers

    By Patricia F. Phalen

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    Writing Hollywood highlights the writing process in the production of television drama and comedy series in the U.S. The way writers do their jobs is heavily dependent not only on the demands of commercial business, but also on the uncertainties inherent in a writing career in Hollywood. Drawing on literature...

    Screen Adaptation: Beyond the Basics

    By Eric Williams

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    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...

    Instinctive Screenplay

    By Sam North

    Paperback £14.75

    Including a variety of both well-known and less famous examples, from The Shawshank Redemption to Samira Makhmalbaf's The Apple, this book offers a fresh new approach to thinking about, discussing and writing screenplays.

    Write to Shoot: Writing Short Films for Production

    By Marilyn Beker

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    Write to Shoot teaches budding screenwriters and screenwriting filmmakers how to write a short script with production in mind. Beker instructs them how to showcase their strengths, tailor projects to shoestring budgets, resources, and practical production parameters without sacrificing the quality and punch of their screenplays, whether they're creating a...

    Woman In The Story

    By Helen Jacey

    Paperback £14.45

    Breaking In: Tales from the Screenwriting Trenches

    By Lee Jessup

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    Breaking In: Tales from the Screenwriting Trenches is a no-nonsense, boots-on-the-ground exploration of how writers REALLY go from emerging to professional in today's highly saturated and competitive screenwriting space. With a focus on writers who have gotten representation and broken into the TV or feature film space after the critical...

    Creating Compelling Characters for Film, TV, Theatre and Rad

    By Rib Davis

    Paperback £16.85

    Strong characters - characters we love and hate, those we despair for at their low moments and egg on to their triumphs - are the foundation of any successful script. Written by award-winning writer Rib Davis and now fully updated for its second edition, Creating Compelling Characters for Film, TV,...


    By Robert McKee

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    DIALOGUE is the follow-up title to Robert McKee's hugely successful STORY.

    Coffee Break Screenwriter

    By Pilar Aleesandra

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    Script Partners: How to Succeed at Co-Writing for Film & TV

    By Matt Stevens

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    Some of the greatest movies and television series have been written by script partners. Script Partners, Second Edition brings together the experience, knowledge, and winning techniques of Hollywood's most productive partnerships-including Lucy Alibar & Benh Zeitlin Beasts of the Southern Wild , Craig Borten & Melisa Wallack Dallas Buyers Club,...

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