• How To Write A Horror Movie book cover

    How To Write A Horror Movie

    1st Edition

    By Neal Bell

    How to Write a Horror Movie is a close look at an always-popular (but often disrespected) genre. It focuses on the screenplay and acts as a guide to bringing scary ideas to cinematic life using examples from great (and some not-so-great) horror movies.Author Neal Bell examines how the basic tools…

    Paperback – 2020-04-17 
    Routledge

  • Crafting Short Screenplays That Connect book cover

    Crafting Short Screenplays That Connect

    5th Edition

    By Claudia Hunter Johnson

    Crafting Short Screenplays That Connect, Fifth Edition stands alone among screenwriting books by emphasizing that human connection, though often overlooked, is as essential to writing effective screenplays as conflict. This ground-breaking book will show you how to advance and deepen your…

    Paperback – 2020-03-25 
    Routledge

  • Why We Remake: The Politics, Economics and Emotions of Film and TV Remakes book cover

    Why We Remake

    The Politics, Economics and Emotions of Film and TV Remakes, 1st Edition

    By Lauren Rosewarne

    This examination of film and television remakes focuses explicitly on why – since the dawn of cinema – studios have remade films over and over again. Each chapter provides insight into the business of Hollywood, the motivations of filmmakers and also the pleasures for audiences, and offers a…

    Hardback – 2020-02-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Adapting Endings from Book to Screen: Last Pages, Last Shots book cover

    Adapting Endings from Book to Screen

    Last Pages, Last Shots, 1st Edition

    Edited by Armelle Parey, Shannon Wells-Lassagne

    This book offers a new perspective on adaptation of books to the screen; by focusing on endings, new light is shed on this key facet of film and television studies. The authors look at a broad range of case studies from different genres, eras, countries and formats to analyse literary and cinematic…

    Hardback – 2019-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Next Level Screenwriting: Insights, Ideas and Inspiration for the Intermediate Screenwriter book cover

    Next Level Screenwriting

    Insights, Ideas and Inspiration for the Intermediate Screenwriter, 1st Edition

    By David Landau, David Bennett Carren

    Next Level Screenwriting is an intermediate screenwriting book, for those that have already learned the basics of screenwriting, written a screenplay or two and want to bring their writing and stories to the next level. Each chapter of the book examines a specific aspect of screenwriting, such as…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13
    Routledge

  • Reading and Writing a Screenplay: Fiction, Documentary and New Media book cover

    Reading and Writing a Screenplay

    Fiction, Documentary and New Media, 1st Edition

    By Isabelle Raynauld

    Reading and Writing a Screenplay takes you on a journey through the many possible ways of writing, reading and imagining fiction and documentary projects for cinema, television and new media. It explores the critical role of a script as a document to be written and read with both future readers and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-03
    Routledge

  • Scriptwriting for Film, Television and New Media book cover

    Scriptwriting for Film, Television and New Media

    1st Edition

    By Alan C. Hueth

    What are the foundations of scriptwriting? Why do some scripts gain more prestige than others? How do you write a script and get it noticed? Scriptwriting for Film, Television and New Media answers these questions and more, offering a comprehensive introduction to writing scripts for film,…

    Paperback – 2019-02-26
    Routledge

  • The Collaborative Art of Filmmaking: From Script to Screen book cover

    The Collaborative Art of Filmmaking

    From Script to Screen, 3rd Edition

    By Linda Seger

    The Collaborative Art of Filmmaking: From Script to Screen explores what goes into the making of Hollywood’s greatest motion pictures. Join veteran script consultant Linda Seger as she examines contemporary and classic screenplays on their perilous journey from script to screen. This fully revised…

    Paperback – 2019-02-12
    Routledge

  • Creating Dialogue for TV: Screenwriters Talk Television book cover

    Creating Dialogue for TV

    Screenwriters Talk Television, 1st Edition

    By Monika Bednarek

    As entertaining as it is enlightening, Creating Dialogue for TV: Screenwriters Talk Television presents interviews with five Hollywood professionals who talk about all things related to dialogue – from naturalistic style to the building of characters to swearing and dialect. Screenwriters/…

    Hardback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Media Theory and Practice

  • On Screen Writing book cover

    On Screen Writing

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-10-09
    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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-07-12
    Routledge

  • Digital Storytelling: Capturing Lives, Creating Community book cover

    Digital Storytelling

    Capturing Lives, Creating Community, 5th Edition

    By Joe Lambert, Brooke Hessler

    In this revised and updated edition of the StoryCenter's popular guide to digital storytelling, StoryCenter founder Joe Lambert offers budding storytellers the skills and tools they need to craft compelling digital stories. Using a "Seven Steps" approach, Lambert helps storytellers identify the…

    Paperback – 2018-05-16
    Routledge

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