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Riley (professional screenwriter and screenwriting trainer) offers a second edition of his guide to professional script formats that are the Hollywood standard. He explains what to avoid, single-camera and multi-camera film formats, shot headings, direction, dialogue, transitions, punctuation, special pages, script typing software, proofreading, and the evolution of the script from first draft to production draft. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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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 dictionary of script format, with instructions for formatting everything from the simplest master scene heading to the most complex and challenging musical underwater dream sequence. This new edition includes a quick start guide, plus new chapters on avoiding a dozen deadly formatting mistakes, clarifying the difference between a spec script and production script, and mastering the vital art of proofreading. For the first time, readers will find instructions for formatting instant messages, text messages, email exchanges and caller ID.

About the Author

Riley is a professional screenwriter working in Hollywood with his wife and writing partner, Kathleen Riley.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781932907636
Author:
Riley, Christopher
Publisher:
Michael Wiese Productions
Subject:
Authorship
Subject:
Motion picture authorship
Subject:
Film & Video - Screenwriting
Subject:
Performing Arts : Film & Video - Screenwriting
Subject:
Film and Television-Screenwriting
Subject:
Film - Screenwriting
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Series:
Hollywood Standard: The Complete & Authoritative Guide to
Publication Date:
20090831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
10.92 x 8.44 x 0.57 in

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"Synopsis" by , 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 dictionary of script format, with instructions for formatting everything from the simplest master scene heading to the most complex and challenging musical underwater dream sequence. This new edition includes a quick start guide, plus new chapters on avoiding a dozen deadly formatting mistakes, clarifying the difference between a spec script and production script, and mastering the vital art of proofreading. For the first time, readers will find instructions for formatting instant messages, text messages, email exchanges and caller ID.
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