Filmmaking: Screenwriting

  • On Screen Writing book cover

    On Screen Writing

    By Edward Dmytryk

    With On Screen Writing, director Edward Dmytryk offers a clear, methodical overview of the needs, practices, and problems of screenwriting, including extensive coverage of adaptation. Written In an informal, anecdotal style and using script examples from Hollywood classics, Dmytryk presents a…

    Paperback – 2018-10-12 
    Routledge
    Edward Dmytryk: On Filmmaking

  • Prewriting Your Screenplay: A Step-by-Step Guide to Generating Stories book cover

    Prewriting Your Screenplay

    A Step-by-Step Guide to Generating Stories

    By Michael Tabb

    Prewriting Your Screenplay cements all the bricks of a story’s foundations together and forms a single, organic story-growing technique, starting with a blank slate. It shows writers how to design each element so that they perfectly interlock together like pieces of a puzzle, creating a stronger…

    Paperback – 2018-07-17 
    Routledge

  • Scriptwriting for Web Series: Writing for the Digital Age book cover

    Scriptwriting for Web Series

    Writing for the Digital Age, 2nd Edition

    By Marie Drennan, Yuri Baranovsky, Vlad Baranovsky

    Scriptwriting for Web Series: Writing for the Digital Age offers aspiring writers a comprehensive how-to guide to scriptwriting for web series in the digital age. Containing in-depth advice on writing both short- and long-form webisodes as part of a series, as well as standalone pieces, it goes…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15
    Routledge

  • TV Writing On Demand: Creating Great Content in the Digital Era book cover

    TV Writing On Demand

    Creating Great Content in the Digital Era

    By Neil Landau

    TV Writing On Demand: Creating Great Content in the Digital Era takes a deep dive into writing for today’s audiences, against the backdrop of a rapidly evolving TV ecosystem. Amazon, Hulu and Netflix were just the beginning. The proliferation of everything digital has led to an ever-expanding array…

    Paperback – 2018-01-30
    Routledge

  • Classical Storytelling and Contemporary Screenwriting: Aristotle and the Modern Scriptwriter book cover

    Classical Storytelling and Contemporary Screenwriting

    Aristotle and the Modern Scriptwriter

    By Brian Price

    Since we first arrived on the planet, we’ve been telling each other stories, whether of that morning’s great saber-tooth tiger hunt or the latest installment of the Star Wars saga. And throughout our history, despite differences of geography or culture, we’ve been telling those stories in…

    Paperback – 2018-01-08
    Routledge

  • Great Adaptations: Screenwriting and Global Storytelling book cover

    Great Adaptations: Screenwriting and Global Storytelling

    By Alexis Krasilovsky

    Award-Winning Finalist in the "Performing Arts: Film, Theater, Dance, Music" category of the 2018 International Book Awards. A vast majority of Academy Award-winning Best Pictures, television movies of the week, and mini-series are adaptations, watched by millions of people globally. Great…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge

  • The Screenwriters Taxonomy: A Roadmap to Collaborative Storytelling book cover

    The Screenwriters Taxonomy

    A Roadmap to Collaborative Storytelling

    By Eric R. Williams

    In The Screenwriters Taxonomy, award-winning screenwriter and educator Eric R. Williams offers a new collaborative approach for creative storytellers to recognize, discuss and reinvent storytelling paradigms. Williams presents seven different aspects of storytelling that can be applied to any…

    Hardback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Media Theory and Practice

  • Screen Adaptation: Beyond the Basics: Techniques for Adapting Books, Comics and Real-Life Stories into Screenplays book cover

    Screen Adaptation: Beyond the Basics

    Techniques for Adapting Books, Comics and Real-Life Stories into Screenplays

    By Eric R. Williams

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-07-26
    Routledge

  • Storytelling for Virtual Reality: Methods and Principles for Crafting Immersive Narratives book cover

    Storytelling for Virtual Reality

    Methods and Principles for Crafting Immersive Narratives

    By John Bucher

    Storytelling for Virtual Reality serves as a bridge between students of new media and professionals working between the emerging world of VR technology and the art form of classical storytelling. Rather than examining purely the technical, the text focuses on the narrative and how stories can…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12
    Routledge

  • The Corporate Media Toolkit: Advanced Techniques for Producers, Writers and Directors book cover

    The Corporate Media Toolkit

    Advanced Techniques for Producers, Writers and Directors

    By Ray DiZazzo

    This book offers corporate writers, producers and directors an accessibly-written, hands-on guide to practical techniques important in producing high-quality, nuanced work in a corporate environment. Exploring each phase of media development—project inception, client interactions, scriptwriting,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-27
    Routledge

  • Screenwriting for Profit: Writing for the Global Marketplace book cover

    Screenwriting for Profit

    Writing for the Global Marketplace

    By Andrew Stevens

    This book teaches readers how global trends define the marketplace for saleable screenplays in key international territories as well as the domestic market. Veteran writer, producer, and director Andrew Stevens gives you the insider edge you need to write for the global marketplace, sharing his…

    Paperback – 2017-06-09
    Routledge

  • The Heart of the Film: Writing Love Stories in Screenplays book cover

    The Heart of the Film

    Writing Love Stories in Screenplays

    By Cynthia Whitcomb

    Most movies include a love story, whether it is the central story or a subplot, and knowing how to write a believable relationship is essential to any writer's skill set. Discover the rules and laws of nature at play in a compelling love story and learn and master them. Broken into four…

    Paperback – 2017-04-12
    Routledge

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