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The TV Writer's Workbook: A Creative Approach To Television Scripts
The TV Writer's Workbook: A Creative Approach To Television Scripts
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mpn: 9780385340502, ean: 9780385340502, isbn: 0385340508,

Why is TV writing different from any other kind of writing? How will writing a spec script open doors? What do I have to do to get a job writing for TV? Writing for television is a business. And, like any business, there are proven strategies for suc...


Screenwriting For Dummies
Screenwriting For Dummies
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mpn: 9780470345405, ean: 9780470345405, isbn: 0470345403,

Write a great script and get it into the hands of the Hollywoodplayers! So you want to be a screenwriter? Whether you want to write afeature film or a TV script or adapt your favorite book, thisfriendly guide gives you expert advice in everything fro...


Comedy Writing for Late-Night TV: How to Write Monologue Jokes, Desk Pieces, Sketches, Parodies, Audience Pieces, Remotes, and Other Short-Form Comedy
Comedy Writing for Late-Night TV: How to Write Monologue Jokes, Desk Pieces, Sketches, Parodies, Audience Pieces, Remotes, and Other Short-Form Comedy
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9780615953892, isbn: 0615953891,

He has written and produced comedy/talk shows for over fifteen years. Now four-time Emmy winner Joe Toplyn reveals his proven methods of writing for late-night television in this one-of-a-kind insider’s guide. Toplyn analyzes each type of comedy pi...


Compound Cinematics: Akira Kurosawa and I
Compound Cinematics: Akira Kurosawa and I
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mpn: 9781939130570, ean: 9781939130570, isbn: 1939130573,

Any list of Japan's greatest screenplay writers would feature Shinobu Hashimoto at or near the top. This memoir, focusing on his collaborations with Akira Kurosawa, a gifted scenarist in his own right, offers indispenable insider account for fans and...


Westworld
Westworld
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ean: 9784871872591, isbn: 4871872599,

This is the original screenplay of Westworld as it was just two days before actual shooting began. Before this, there had been many cuts, changes, additions and deletions over a period of months. Much can be learned about actual film making from read...


The Screenwriter's Workbook: Exercises and Step-by-Step Instructions for Creating a Successful Screenplay, Newly Revised and Updated
The Screenwriter's Workbook: Exercises and Step-by-Step Instructions for Creating a Successful Screenplay, Newly Revised and Updated
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mpn: 2039664, ean: 9780385339049, isbn: 0385339046,

At last! The classic screenwriting workbook—now completely revised and updated—from the celebrated lecturer, teacher, and bestselling author, Syd Field: “the most sought-after screenwriting teacher in the world”* No one knows more about scree...


Dialogue: The Art of Verbal Action for Page, Stage, and Screen
Dialogue: The Art of Verbal Action for Page, Stage, and Screen
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ean: 9781455591916, isbn: 1455591912,

The long-awaited follow-up to the perennially bestselling writers' guide Story, from the most sought-after expert in the art of storytelling. Robert McKee's popular writing workshops have earned him an international reputation. The list of alumni wit...


Making a Good Script Great, 3rd Ed.
Making a Good Script Great, 3rd Ed.
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ean: 9781935247012, isbn: 1935247018,

Making a good script great is more than just a matter of putting a good idea on paper. It requires the working and reworking of that idea. This book takes you through the whole screenwriting process - from initial concept through final rewrite - prov...


How to Write a Novel Using the Snowflake Method (Advanced Fiction Writing) (Volume 1)
How to Write a Novel Using the Snowflake Method (Advanced Fiction Writing) (Volume 1)
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9781500574055, isbn: 1500574058,

A Magical Key to Unlock Your Creative Wizard Are you writing a novel, but having trouble getting your first draft written? You’ve heard of “outlining,” but that sounds too rigid for you. You’ve heard of “organic writing,” but that seems a...


The Hollywood Standard: The Complete and Authoritative Guide to Script Format and Style (Hollywood Standard: The Complete & Authoritative Guide to)
The Hollywood Standard: The Complete and Authoritative Guide to Script Format and Style (Hollywood Standard: The Complete & Authoritative Guide to)
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mpn: 9781932907636, ean: 9781932907636, isbn: 1932907637,

The Hollywood Standard describes in clear, vivid prose and hundreds of examples how to format every element of a screenplay or television script. A reference for everyone who writes for the screen, from the novice to the veteran, this is the dictiona...


Adventures in the Screen Trade: A Personal View of Hollywood and Screenwriting
Adventures in the Screen Trade: A Personal View of Hollywood and Screenwriting
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ean: 9780446391177, isbn: 0446391174,

Now available as an ebook for the first time!No one knows the writer's Hollywood more intimately than William Goldman. Two-time Academy Award-winning screenwriter and the bestselling author of Marathon Man, Tinsel, Boys and Girls Together, and other ...


Pixar Storytelling: Rules for Effective Storytelling Based on Pixar's Greatest Films
Pixar Storytelling: Rules for Effective Storytelling Based on Pixar's Greatest Films
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ean: 9781517699451, isbn: 1517699452,

Pixar Storytelling is about effective storytelling rules based on Pixar’s greatest films. The book consists of ten chapters, each of which explores an aspect of storytelling that Pixar excels at. Learn what Pixar’s core story ideas all have in co...


Into the Woods: A Five-Act Journey Into Story
Into the Woods: A Five-Act Journey Into Story
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ean: 9781468310948, isbn: 1468310941,

The Revolutionary guide to dramatic writing, whether you’re writing the next Chinatown, Breaking Bad, or Glengarry Glen Ross. The idea of Into the Woods is not to supplant works by Aristotle, Lajos Egri, Robert McKee, David Mamet, or any other writ...


On Directing Film
On Directing Film
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ean: 9780140127225, isbn: 0140127224,

A masterclass on the art of directing from the Pulitzer Prize-winning (and Oscar and Tony-nominated) writer of Glengarry Glen Ross, Speed the Plow, The Verdict, and Wag the DogCalling on his unique perspective as playwright, screenwriter, and directo...


28 Days Later (Faber and Faber Screenplays)
28 Days Later (Faber and Faber Screenplays)
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ean: 9780571216536, isbn: 0571216536,

In this latest film from director Danny Boyle, a massive epidemic has swept the world, leaving in its wake a host of rabid humans seething with hatred and bent on destroying anyone untouched by the disease. Four seemingly unaffected people—a young ...


Writing Docudrama: Dramatizing Reality for Film and TV
Writing Docudrama: Dramatizing Reality for Film and TV
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ean: 9780240801957, isbn: 0240801954,

* From concept to completion, a thorough, down-to-earth grasp of all the ins and outs of writing the docudrama * Docudrama is a booming industry, with new films appearing almost weekly. Nearly every day one can find news stories that would be dismiss...


The Emperor and the Wolf: The Lives and Films of Akira Kurosawa and Toshiro Mifune
The Emperor and the Wolf: The Lives and Films of Akira Kurosawa and Toshiro Mifune
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sku: 0571211526-1308269266366, ean: 9780571211524, isbn: 0571211526,

The first -- and long overdue -- English-language biography of two of the world's great cinema figures. Akira Kurosawa and Toshiro Mifune made sixteen feature films together, including Rashomon, Seven Samurai, Throne of Blood, Yojimbo, and High and L...


Atanarjuat, The Fast Runner
Atanarjuat, The Fast Runner
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sku: 2030381812, ean: 9781552451137, isbn: 1552451135,

The lavishly-illustrated companion book to the multi-award-winning film, featuring the entire screenplay (in both Inuktitut syllabics and English), interviews with the filmmakers, detailed explorations of the legend of Atanarjuat and of Inuit culture...


The Screenwriters Taxonomy: A Roadmap to Collaborative Storytelling (Routledge Studies in Media Theory and Practice)
The Screenwriters Taxonomy: A Roadmap to Collaborative Storytelling (Routledge Studies in Media Theory and Practice)
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ean: 9781138090392, isbn: 1138090395,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
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...


SCTV: Behind the Scenes
SCTV: Behind the Scenes
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ean: 9780771085680, isbn: 0771085680,




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