Screenplay: the foundations of screenwriting
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?
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - pgSundling - LibraryThing
I've attended his class and he's good, but not on the same level as McKee. It's a classic book on screenplays, but there are now better books. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - datrappert - LibraryThing
Very well done, but even knowing what you need to do doesn't help if you can't make yourself do it! This is one of the better books on the subject I have read, however. Read full review
What Is a Screenplay?
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