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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 screenwriting than Syd Field—and now the ultimate Hollywood insider shares his secrets and expertise, completely updating his bestselling workbook for a new generation of screenwriters. Filled with new material—including fresh insights and anecdotes from the author and analyses of films from Pulp Fiction to Brokeback Mountain—The Screenwriters Workbook is your very own hands-on workshop, the book that allows you to participate in the processes that have made Syd Fields workshops invaluable to beginners and working professionals alike. Follow this workbook through

to the finish, and youll end up with a complete and salable script!

Learn how to:

• Define the idea on which your script will be built

• Create the model—the paradigm—that professionals use

• Bring your characters to life

• Write dialogue like a pro

• Structure your screenplay for success from the crucial first pages to the final act

Here are systematic instructions, easy-to-follow exercises, a clear explanation of screenwriting basics, and expert advice at every turn—all the moment-to-moment, line-by-line help you need to transform your initial idea into a professional screenplay thats earmarked for success.

The Perfect Companion Volume to Syd Fields Revised and Updated Edition of Screenplay: The Foundations of Screenwriting

*Hollywood Reporter

Synopsis:

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 screenwriting than Syd Field—and now the ultimate Hollywood insider shares his secrets and expertise, completely updating his bestselling workbook for a new generation of screenwriters. Filled with new material—including fresh insights and anecdotes from the author and analyses of films from Pulp Fiction to Brokeback Mountain—The Screenwriters Workbook is your very own hands-on workshop, the book that allows you to participate in the processes that have made Syd Fields workshops invaluable to beginners and working professionals alike. Follow this workbook through

to the finish, and youll end up with a complete and salable script!

Learn how to:

• Define the idea on which your script will be built

• Create the model—the paradigm—that professionals use

• Bring your characters to life

• Write dialogue like a pro

• Structure your screenplay for success from the crucial first pages to the final act

Here are systematic instructions, easy-to-follow exercises, a clear explanation of screenwriting basics, and expert advice at every turn—all the moment-to-moment, line-by-line help you need to transform your initial idea into a professional screenplay thats earmarked for success.

The Perfect Companion Volume to Syd Fields Revised and Updated Edition of Screenplay: The Foundations of Screenwriting

*Hollywood Reporter

About the Author

SYD FIELD is the internationally acclaimed screenwriter, producer, teacher, lecturer, and author of several bestselling books. He has been a script consultant for Roland Jaffe's film production company, 20th Century Fox, the Disney Studios, Universal Pictures and Tri-Star Pictures, and was the American Screenwriting Association's first inductee into the Screenwriting Hall of Fame. He lives in Beverly Hills, CA

Product Details

ISBN:
9780385339049
Author:
Field, Syd
Publisher:
Delta
Author:
Syd Field
Subject:
Writing Skills
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing - Play/Scriptwriting
Subject:
Motion picture authorship
Subject:
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychotherapy/General
Subject:
REFERENCE / Writing Skills
Subject:
Film and Television-Screenwriting
Subject:
Psychology : General
Subject:
Reference/Writing
Subject:
Reference-Writing Screenplays
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20061031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
10 TO 15 CHARTS
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.28x5.34x.68 in. .52 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , 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 screenwriting than Syd Field—and now the ultimate Hollywood insider shares his secrets and expertise, completely updating his bestselling workbook for a new generation of screenwriters. Filled with new material—including fresh insights and anecdotes from the author and analyses of films from Pulp Fiction to Brokeback Mountain—The Screenwriters Workbook is your very own hands-on workshop, the book that allows you to participate in the processes that have made Syd Fields workshops invaluable to beginners and working professionals alike. Follow this workbook through

to the finish, and youll end up with a complete and salable script!

Learn how to:

• Define the idea on which your script will be built

• Create the model—the paradigm—that professionals use

• Bring your characters to life

• Write dialogue like a pro

• Structure your screenplay for success from the crucial first pages to the final act

Here are systematic instructions, easy-to-follow exercises, a clear explanation of screenwriting basics, and expert advice at every turn—all the moment-to-moment, line-by-line help you need to transform your initial idea into a professional screenplay thats earmarked for success.

The Perfect Companion Volume to Syd Fields Revised and Updated Edition of Screenplay: The Foundations of Screenwriting

*Hollywood Reporter

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