Most popular Screenwriting techniques books
The most popular Screenwriting techniques books currently available. Updated weekly.
DIALOGUE is the follow-up title to Robert McKee's hugely successful STORY.
Explains how to write jokes for fun & profit. This title is suitable for beginners and experienced joke writers alike.
Early Screenwriting Teachers 1910-1922: Origins, Contribution and Legacy is an historical study that reveals the previously unacknowledged contribution that early screenwriting teachers have made to the development of the Hollywood film industry.
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Over the course of his successful career as a writer and producer, Josh Miller has learned plenty about the art of screenwriting. There are no fancy tricks or shortcuts to making a great screenplay, just time-honored techniques, fundamental story elements, and one secret ingredient: you.
"First edition published as Gardner's guide to screenplay: from idea to successful script in 2007 by Garth Gardner Company"--Title page verso.
Genre is a practical guide exploring the ingredients and history of the basic elements of all dramatic narrative.
This revised and refreshed edition guides the contemporary screenwriter through a variety of creative and critical approaches to a deeper understanding of how to tell stories for the screen.
Drawing on interviews with screenwriters and those that employ them, Natalie Wreyford provides a deep and detailed understanding of entrenched gender inequality in the UK film industry and answers the question: what is preventing women from working as screenwriters?
A new complete course in screenwriting, designed to take the reader from complete beginner to the point at which they have completed, edited and redrafted their first piece of work - with practical tips, exercises, and expert advice.
The ultimate writer's handbook, from the award-winning writer of Veep and numerous other shows.
"A step-by-step guide that takes the mystery out of rewriting and leads the writer through a series of focused passes which address the core fundamentals of screenwriting resulting in a polished, professional screenplay"--
Including a variety of both well-known and less famous examples, from The Shawshank Redemption to Samira Makhmalbaf's The Apple, this book offers a fresh new approach to thinking about, discussing and writing screenplays.
A readable and enjoyable guide to writing and a writing career from award-winning screenwriter Ron Hutchinson, based on anecdotes and real experiences from throughout his impressive 40 year career, with stories about many famous films and people, including Tom Cruise, David Hockney, Marlon Brando, and Elizabeth Taylor.
This fresh approach to scriptwriting, innovative in style and approach, incorporates both creativity and critical appraisal as essential methods in writing for the screen. Contemporary case studies, in-depth analyses and interactive exercises create a wealth of ideas for those wishing to work in the industry or deepen their study of the practice.
* Written by an expert in the field * Clear and entertaining * Many screenplay examples used * Useful for new and experienced writers * Emphasises creativity and character development
The film industry is seeking fresh screenwriting talent, but today's writers don't just need to be accomplished at their craft - they need to be highly creative. The Creative Screenwriter is a workbook of inspiring writing exercises to sharpen the writer's talents.
In a series of original interviews, showrunners and writers from some of the biggest American TV dramas of recent years share their experiences and practices of the 'writers' room', on shows such as The Sopranos, The Wire, Mad Men and Game of Thrones.