• The Screenwriter's Path: From Idea to Script to Sale book cover

    The Screenwriter's Path

    From Idea to Script to Sale, 1st Edition

    By Diane Lake

    The Screenwriter’s Path takes a comprehensive approach to learning how to write a screenplay—allowing the writer to use it as both a reference and a guide in constructing a script. A tenured professor of screenwriting at Emerson College in Boston, author Diane Lake has 20 years' experience writing…

    Paperback – 2016-10-13
    Routledge

  • A Philosophy of the Screenplay book cover

    A Philosophy of the Screenplay

    1st Edition

    By 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…

    Paperback – 2016-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Script Partners: How to Succeed at Co-Writing for Film & TV book cover

    Script Partners: How to Succeed at Co-Writing for Film & TV

    2nd Edition

    By Matt Stevens, Claudia Johnson

    Some of the greatest movies and television series have been written by script partners. Script Partners, Second Edition brings together the experience, knowledge, and winning techniques of Hollywood’s most productive partnerships—including Lucy Alibar & Benh Zeitlin (Beasts of the Southern Wild…

    Paperback – 2016-04-05
    Routledge

  • Screenplay: Building Story Through Character book cover

    Screenplay

    Building Story Through Character, 1st Edition

    By Jule Selbo

    Screenplay: Building Story Through Character is designed to help screenwriters turn simple or intricate ideas into exciting, multidimensional film narratives with fully-realized characters. Based on Jule Selbo’s unique 11-step structure for building story through characters, the book teaches…

    Paperback – 2015-08-03
    Routledge

  • Film Genre for the Screenwriter book cover

    Film Genre for the Screenwriter

    1st Edition

    By Jule Selbo

    Film Genre for the Screenwriter is a practical study of how classic film genre components can be used in the construction of a screenplay. Based on Jule Selbo’s popular course, this accessible guide includes an examination of the historical origins of specific film genres, how and why these genres…

    Paperback – 2014-08-05
    Routledge

  • Screenwriting: Creative Labor and Professional Practice book cover

    Screenwriting

    Creative Labor and Professional Practice, 1st Edition

    By Bridget Conor

    Screenwriting: Creative Labor and Professional Practice analyzes the histories, practices, identities and subjects which form and shape the daily working lives of screenwriters. Author Bridget Conor considers the ways in which contemporary screenwriters navigate and make sense of the labor markets…

    Paperback – 2014-04-04
    Routledge

  • Dramatic Story Structure: A Primer for Screenwriters book cover

    Dramatic Story Structure

    A Primer for Screenwriters, 1st Edition

    By Edward J. Fink

    A successful screenplay starts with an understanding of the fundamentals of dramatic story structure. In this practical introduction, Edward J. Fink condenses centuries of writing about dramatic theory into ten concise and readable chapters, providing the tools for building an engaging narrative…

    Paperback – 2013-09-26
    Routledge

  • The Screenplay Business: Managing Creativity and Script Development in the Film Industry book cover

    The Screenplay Business

    Managing Creativity and Script Development in the Film Industry, 1st Edition

    By Peter Bloore

    The development of a film screenplay is a complex and collaborative process, beginning with an initial story and continuing through drafting and financing to the start of the shoot. And yet the best ways of understanding and managing this process have never been properly studied. The Screenplay…

    Paperback – 2012-10-10
    Routledge

  • The Screenwriter Activist: Writing Social Issue Movies book cover

    The Screenwriter Activist

    Writing Social Issue Movies, 1st Edition

    By Marilyn Beker

    Hotel Rwanda. Philadelphia.  Silkwood. Some of the most important films ever made have tackled real-world social issues, from genocide to homophobia to corporate greed. As storytellers, activist screenwriters recognize that social issues make great stories that can be gut-wrenching,…

    Paperback – 2012-07-03
    Routledge

  • Analysing the Screenplay book cover

    Analysing the Screenplay

    1st Edition

    Edited by 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…

    Paperback – 2010-09-03
    Routledge

  • Scriptwriting for the Screen book cover

    Scriptwriting for the Screen

    2nd Edition

    By Charlie Moritz

    'If I was setting out as a screenwriter, this is the book I would read first and keep by me'– Melanie Harris, Producer, Crosslab Productions 'An excellent resource for students and teachers alike'– In the Picture '...a valuable addition to every screenwriting bookshelf' – Screentalk 'This is…

    Paperback – 2008-09-30
    Routledge

  • Writing for Film: The Basics of Screenwriting book cover

    Writing for Film

    The Basics of Screenwriting, 1st Edition

    By Darsie Bowden

    In this introduction to screenwriting, author Darsie Bowden provides sage, real-world advice and instruction on the process of writing film screenplays. This text will help budding screenwriters to structure their dramas, refine their characterizations, and craft their language, while also…

    Paperback – 2006-04-25
    Routledge

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