Author: Syd Field
Publisher: Delta
ISBN: 9780307423269
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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: 54.28 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.

A Prairie Home Companion

Author: Garrison Keillor
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101118948
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A Prairie Home Companion from the Author: Garrison Keillor. The screenplay of iconic radio host Garrison Keillor’s Robert Altman-directed major motion picture, A Prairie Home Companion, starring Meryl Streep and Lily Tomlin. The day of reckoning has come to the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, home of A Prairie Home Companion. The show is closing, the theater is going dark. Station WLT has been sold to a broadcast conglomerate in Texas. The wrecking ball is poised to swing as the regulars—the Johnson Girls, Yolanda and Rhonda, and the singing cowboys, Dusty and Lefty, crooner Chuck Akers, and announcer Garrison Keillor—arrive for the last broadcast in a state of disbelief. But when the Dangerous Woman appears with her Botticellian hair and dazzling white trench coat, the final curtain catches them all by surprise. • Features a foreword by director Robert Altman and an introduction by Garrison Keillor • Contains an eight-page insert of photos from the movie set

A Philosophy Of The Screenplay

Author: Ted Nannicelli
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0415521440
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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.

Selling A Screenplay

Author: Syd Field
Publisher: Delta
ISBN: 0307570649
Size: 67.65 MB
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Selling A Screenplay from the Author: Syd Field. - Breaks Down the Business of Screenwriting - Explains What the Buyer Looks For - Shows You What to Do to Get in the Door - Tackles the Pitching Process - Provides Personal Insights from Famous Screenwriters Everybody has a story to tell. Everybody wants to write the great American screenplay. But what do you do after it’s written? How do you sell it? Studio honchos. Development Executives. Independent Producers. What do they want? Do you need an agent or manager to get it into production? Selling a screenplay can mean earning $250,000 or more, so competition is fierce. Syd Field gives you an insider’s look at the movie and TV industry, packed with essential tips from the pros. Selling a Screenplay is a must-have guide for every screenwriter, filled with frank real-life advice from Hollywood’s most powerful deal makers and most celebrated screenwriters. They all started somewhere. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Analysing The Screenplay

Author: Jill Nelmes
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136912444
Size: 70.80 MB
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Analysing The Screenplay from the Author: Jill Nelmes. Most producers and directors acknowledge the crucial role of the screenplay, yet the film script has received little academic attention until recently, even though the screenplay has been in existence since the end of the 19th century. Analysing the Screenplay highlights the screenplay as an important form in itself, as opposed to merely being the first stage of the production process. It explores a number of possible approaches to studying the screenplay, considering the depth and breadth of the subject area, including: the history and early development of the screenplay in the United States, France and Britain the process of screenplay writing and its peculiar relationship to film production the assumption that the screenplay is standardised in form and certain stories or styles are universal the range of writing outside the mainstream, from independent film to story ideas in Bhutanese film production to animation possible critical approaches to analysing the screenplay. Analysing the Screenplay is a comprehensive anthology, offering a global selection of contributions from internationally renowned, specialist authors. Together they provide readers with an insight into this fascinating yet complex written form. This anthology will be of interest to undergraduate and postgraduate students on a range of Film Studies courses, particularly those on scriptwriting.

House Of Games

Author: David Mamet
Publisher: Grove Press
ISBN: 9780802130280
Size: 39.39 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.


Author: Keri Facer
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0415298423
Size: 31.76 MB
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Screenplay from the Author: Keri Facer. This study sets out to question commonplace assumptions about the use of technology by children at home. Bringing together research from the perspectives of psychology, sociology, education and media studies, the authors ask whether we are really witnessing the rise of a new 'digital generation'

Art School Confidential

Author: Daniel Clowes
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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.

Jagger S Revolution

Author: Kevin Hunter
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1434357546
Size: 80.25 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?.