Applied Media: Screenwriting

  • Screenwriter's Compass: Character As True North book cover

    Screenwriter's Compass

    Character As True North, 1st Edition

    By Guy Gallo

    Ever watch a movie, and despite great production value, fantastic action sequences, a great cast, etc, you come away thinking-I just didn't buy it. Chances are it was because you didn't care about the characters. Screenwriter's Compass presents a new way of approaching screenwriting, examining how…

    Paperback – 2012-02-17

  • Screenwriting Tips, You Hack: 150 Practical Pointers for Becoming a Better Screenwriter book cover

    Screenwriting Tips, You Hack

    150 Practical Pointers for Becoming a Better Screenwriter, 1st Edition

    By Xander Bennett

    Screenwriting Tip #99Voice-over usually feels like scaffolding. You know-something you left in there when you were constructing the first draft, but really should have torn out after it served its purpose. Screenwriting Tip #120Always remember that funny trumps everything. Your script could be…

    Paperback – 2011-09-28

  • Raindance Writers' Lab: Write + Sell the Hot Screenplay book cover

    Raindance Writers' Lab

    Write + Sell the Hot Screenplay, 2nd Edition

    By Elliot Grove

    If you're looking for a straightforward, practical, no-nonsense guide to scriptwriting that will hold your hand right the way through the process, read on! The Raindance Writers' Lab guides you through the tools that enable you to execute a strong treatment for a feature and be well on the way to…

    Paperback – 2008-09-29

  • Writing the Short Film book cover

    Writing the Short Film

    3rd Edition

    By Patricia Cooper, Ken Dancyger

    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…

    Paperback – 2004-10-26

  • Global Scriptwriting book cover

    Global Scriptwriting

    1st Edition

    By Ken Dancyger

    Global Scriptwriting offers a look at an exciting new phase in screen storytelling, as writers and directors from all over the world infuse traditional forms with their own cultural values to create stories that have an international appeal and suggest a universality among readers, viewers, and…

    Paperback – 2001-06-11

  • Television and Screen Writing: From Concept to Contract book cover

    Television and Screen Writing

    From Concept to Contract, 4th Edition

    By Richard A Blum

    Now in its fourth edition, Television and Screen Writing: From Concept to Contract is a classic resource for students and professionals in screenwriting and television writing. This book will teach you how to become a creative and marketable writer in every professional arena - including major…

    Paperback – 2000-12-27

  • The New Scriptwriter's Journal book cover

    The New Scriptwriter's Journal

    1st Edition

    By Mary Johnson

    The New Scriptwriter's Journal places you, the writer, in the center of the complex and challenging process of scriptwriting. Charge up your imagination while learning how to write a professional screenplay. This informational and inspirational guide details the creative aspects of scriptwriting…

    Paperback – 2000-10-23

  • Screen Adaptation: A Scriptwriting Handbook book cover

    Screen Adaptation

    A Scriptwriting Handbook, 2nd Edition

    By Kenneth Portnoy

    Screen Adaptation : A Scriptwriting Handbook, 2nd ed. examines the challenge screenwriters face when adapting novels, plays, and short stories for the screen. Thoroughly updated to include new exercises and example from current films, this book provides practical, usable information on how to find…

    Paperback – 1998-09-08

  • Vale's Technique of Screen and Television Writing book cover

    Vale's Technique of Screen and Television Writing

    1st Edition

    By Eugene Vale

    Vale's Technique of Screen and Television Writing is an updated and expanded edition of a valuable guide to writing for film and television. Mr. Vale takes the aspiring writer through every phase of a film's development, from the original concept to the final shooting script. Teachers of the craft…

    Paperback – 1998-03-06

  • Film Scriptwriting: A Practical Manual book cover

    Film Scriptwriting

    A Practical Manual, 2nd Edition

    By Dwight V Swain, Joye R Swain

    This second edition of the widely acclaimed Film Scriptwriting is a truly practical manual for the working writer. It provides all the clear, step-by-step guidance you need to script both fact and feature film and video - from getting and developing ideas to the writing of master scene or shooting…

    Paperback – 1988-08-24

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