Screenplay

Author: Syd Field
Publisher: Delta
ISBN: 0307423263
Size: 60.24 MB
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Screenplay from the Author: Syd Field. From concept to character, from opening scene to finished script.. Here are easily understood guidelines to make film-writing accessible to novices and to help practiced writers improve their scripts. Syd Field pinpoints the structural and stylistic elements essential to every good screenplay. He presents a step-by-step, comprehensive technique for writing the script that will succeed. •Why are the first ten pages of your script crucially important? •How do you collaborate successfully with someone else? •How do you adapt a novel, a play, or an article into a screenplay? •How do you market your script? From the Trade Paperback edition.

An Education

Author: Nick Hornby
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 014193901X
Size: 50.14 MB
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An Education from the Author: Nick Hornby. An Education is Nick Hornby's Oscar-nominated screenplay of Lynn Barber's life Based on Lynn Barber's extraordinary memoir, An Education is set in the early 1960s and tells the story of a sixteen-year-old English girl's encounter and relationship with a charming older man who is much more, and much less, than he says he is. Taking this strange story as his starting point, Nick Hornby has scripted an Oscar-nominated film, starring Carey Mulligan and Peter Sarsgraad, which is funny and shocking in equal measure - and which brilliantly captures a Britain emerging from the sleepy 50s and on the brink of a glittering new decade. Fans of British writing and cinema alike, from Brighton Rock to Atonement will enjoy this mesmerizing book.

Lolita A Screenplay

Author: Vladimir Nabokov
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307787605
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Lolita A Screenplay from the Author: Vladimir Nabokov. The screenplay for Kubrik's 1962 film tells the story of an older man's obsession with a young girl.

A Philosophy Of The Screenplay

Author: Ted Nannicelli
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0415521440
Size: 11.33 MB
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A Philosophy Of The Screenplay from the Author: Ted Nannicelli. Recently, scholars in a variety of disciplines—including philosophy, film and media studies, and literary studies—have become interested in the aesthetics, definition, and ontology of the screenplay. To this end, this volume addresses the fundamental philosophical questions about the nature of the screenplay: What is a screenplay? Is the screenplay art—more specifically, literature? What kind of a thing is a screenplay? Nannicelli argues that the screenplay is a kind of artefact; as such, its boundaries are determined collectively by screenwriters, and its ontological nature is determined collectively by both writers and readers of screenplays. Any plausible philosophical account of the screenplay must be strictly constrained by our collective creative and appreciative practices, and must recognize that those practices indicate that at least some screenplays are artworks.

Art School Confidential

Author: Daniel Clowes
Publisher:
ISBN:
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Art School Confidential from the Author: Daniel Clowes. Presents the screenplay of the motion picture that depicts the story of a young and talented painter looking for recognition and finding chaos at a small art school.

House Of Games

Author: David Mamet
Publisher: Grove Press
ISBN: 9780802130280
Size: 43.15 MB
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House Of Games from the Author: David Mamet. House of Games is a psychological thriller in which a young woman psychiatrist falls prey to an elaborate and ingenious con game by one of her patients who entraps her in a series of criminal escapades. Ties in with movie to be released in September. 8 pages of black-and-white photographs.

Ubik The Screenplay

Author: Philip K. Dick
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547725779
Size: 59.13 MB
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Ubik The Screenplay from the Author: Philip K. Dick. “An accident has occurred. Joe Chip and his colleagues—all but one of them—have narrowly escaped an explosion at a moon base. Or is it the other way round? Did Joe and the others die, and did the one fatality, Glen Runciter, actually survive? . . . From the stuff of space opera, Dick spins a deeply unsettling existential horror story, a nightmare you’ll never be sure you’ve woken up from.”—Lev Grossman, Time In 1974, Philip K. Dick was commissioned to write a screenplay based on his novel Ubik. The film was eventually scrapped, but the screenplay was saved and later published in 1985. Featuring scenes that are not in the book and a surreal playfulness—the style of the writing goes back in time just like the technology in the book’s dreamworld—this screenplay is the only one Dick wrote and features his signature mix of paranoia, humor, and big-idea philosophy.

Jagger S Revolution

Author: Kevin Hunter
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1434357546
Size: 79.39 MB
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Jagger S Revolution from the Author: Kevin Hunter. Jagger isn?t your typical sex columnist. He is an aristocratic beach thug who rules by his scrupulous idea of how life should be. He equates dating with going to battle while on his hunt for the real thing in a city that is plagued of any honest human connection. He?s strikingly attractive, but also a menace, with an uncompromising disapproval for weakness and bad etiquette. His engaging friends compliment his aggressive nature by tempering his inflexible fight on mankind to gain insight into their intolerable behavior. He finds exhaustion with going on yet another dating excursion when he knows the guy for him is the one he can?t say more than two words to. If there is any light to all his darkness, it?s the pleasing love story, the central theme that runs throughout his disappointments in matters of the heart. He experiences the kind of crush and love one has as a teenager over Garth, the dreamboat lifeguard from Australia, with the boyish distinction and the killer smile, who he keeps running into in passing. He feels an immediate unexplainable silent connection with him and longs to get close. This is the screenplay adaptation from the book ?Jagger?s Revolution?.

Screenplay

Author: Keri Facer
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134427387
Size: 41.24 MB
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Screenplay from the Author: Keri Facer. What are young people really doing on computers at home? Computers feature heavily in the lives of today's young people, and this book sets out to question commonplace assumptions about the use of technology by children at home. Bringing together research from the perspective of psychology, sociology, education and media studies, the authors ask whether we are really witnessing the rise of a new 'digital generation'. Drawing upon the results of their in-depth research project, the authors filter and assess their findings accessibly, offering fascinating reading on: * how computers are used in the home * how parents and children negotiate access to and use of the computer * what role the computer plays in the day to day lives of families. This book makes use of illuminating case studies, and highlights key issues of concern around issues of equality and access in a wider social context. This truly interdisciplinary perspective will be instrumental in reshaping the understanding of teachers, ICT advisors, policy makers and all involved in ICT for children.

The Screenplay

Author: Margaret Mehring
Publisher: Focal Press
ISBN: 9780240800073
Size: 69.93 MB
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The Screenplay from the Author: Margaret Mehring. Offers practical advice on writing, editing, and submitting a screenplay