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Adventures in the Screen Trade
Adventures in the Screen Trade
by William Goldman
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"Nobody knows anything." William Goldman has given us these three simple words to sum up the backroom chatter and deal making that goes on between studio executives trying to figure out why one movie becomes a hit and another tanks. Of course there is no... (read more)

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Screenplay Revised & Updated Edition
Screenplay Revised & Updated Edition
by Syd Field
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For almost twenty-five years, aspiring screenwriters have turned to guru Syd Field for clear and insightful step-by-step guidelines on the art and craft of writing screenplays. Now, with a totally new, up-to-date perspective on today's film industry, Syd... (read more)

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Save the Cat
Save the Cat
by Blake Snyder
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He's made millions of dollars selling screenplays. Now one of Hollywood's most successful spec screenwriters tells all in this fast, funny and candid look inside the movie business. Save the Cat is just one of many ironclad rules for making your ideas... (read more)

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Story: Substance, Structure, Style, and the Principles of Screenwriting
Story: Substance, Structure, Style, and the Principles of Screenwriting
by Robert McKee
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18 Academy Awards...107 Emmy Awards...19 Writers Guild of America Awards...16 Directors Guild of America Awards...Plus, hundreds of nominations... For the first time in book form, Robert McKee's Story reveals the award-winning methods of the man... (read more)

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Mad as Hell: The Making of Network and the Fateful Vision of the Angriest Man in Movies
Mad as Hell: The Making of Network and the Fateful Vision of the Angriest Man in Movies
by David Itzkoff
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The behind-the-scenes story of the making of the iconic movie Network, which transformed the way we think about television and the way television thinks about us “Im mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore!” Those words, spoken by... (read more)

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Your Screenplay Sucks!: 100 Ways to Make It Great
Your Screenplay Sucks!: 100 Ways to Make It Great
by William M Akers
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A lifetime member of the Writer's Guild of America who has had three feature films produced from his screenplays, Akers offers beginning writers the tools they need to get their screenplay noticed.... (read more)

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Riding the Alligator: Strategies for a Career in Screenplay Writing...and Not Getting Eaten
Riding the Alligator: Strategies for a Career in Screenplay Writing...and Not Getting Eaten
by Pen Densham
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A bestseller that is the first artist-friendly screenwriting guide to success by an Oscar nominated Hollywood insider whose productions have grossed more than a billion dollars.   Riding the Alligator is different from other screenwriting... (read more)

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Invisible Ink: A Practical Guide to Building Stories That Resonate
Invisible Ink: A Practical Guide to Building Stories That Resonate
by Brian Mcdonald
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Acclaimed by successful screenwriters and authors, Invisible Ink is a helpful, accessible guide to the essential elements of the best storytelling. Brian McDonald, an award winning screenwriter who has taught his craft at several major studios, supplies... (read more)

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Breakfast with Sharks: A Screenwriter's Guide to Getting the Meeting, Nailing the Pitch, Signing Thedeal, and Navigating the Murky Waters of
Breakfast with Sharks: A Screenwriter's Guide to Getting the Meeting, Nailing the Pitch, Signing Thedeal, and Navigating the Murky Waters of
by Michael Lent
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What They Didnt Teach You in Your Screenwriting Course Screenwriters, listen up! Breakfast with Sharks is not a book about the craft of screenwriting. This is a book about the business of managing your screenwriting career, from advice on choosing an... (read more)

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Writing in Pictures (12 Edition)
Writing in Pictures (12 Edition)
by Mcbride
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Writing in Pictures is a refreshingly practical and entertaining guide to screenwriting that provides what is lacking in most such books: a clear, step-by-step demonstration of how to write a screenplay. Seasoned screenwriter and writing teacher... (read more)

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The Devil's Guide to Hollywood: The Screenwriter as God!
The Devil's Guide to Hollywood: The Screenwriter as God!
by Joe Eszterhas
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Hollywood's legendary bad-boy screenwriter tells everything he knows about the business, its habits, and its players after his 30 years in filmmaking.... (read more)

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Write Screenplays That Sell : the Ackerman Way (03 Edition)
Write Screenplays That Sell : the Ackerman Way (03 Edition)
by Hal Ackerman
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Includes references to web resources (p. [255]-257).... (read more)

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The Tools of Screenwriting: A Writer's Guide to the Craft and Elements of a Screenplay
The Tools of Screenwriting: A Writer's Guide to the Craft and Elements of a Screenplay
by David Howard
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In The Tools of Screenwriting, David Howard and Edward Mabley illuminate the essential elements of cinematic storytelling, and reveal the central principles that all good screenplays share. The authors address questions of dramatic structure, plot... (read more)

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How Not to Write a Screenplay
How Not to Write a Screenplay
by Denny Martin Flinn
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Which Lie Did I Tell? : More Adventures in the Screen Trade (00 Edition)
Which Lie Did I Tell? : More Adventures in the Screen Trade (00 Edition)
by William Goldman
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"Nobody knows anything." William Goldman has given us these three simple words to sum up the backroom chatter and deal making that goes on between studio executives trying to figure out why one movie becomes a hit and another tanks. Of course there is no... (read more)

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The Coffee Break Screenwriter: Writing Your Script Ten Minutes at a Time
The Coffee Break Screenwriter: Writing Your Script Ten Minutes at a Time
by Pilar Alessandra
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A leading Hollywood screenwriting instructor shows anyone who's ever wanted to write a screenplay how to do it 10 minutes at a time.... (read more)

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Art of Dramatic Writing: Its Basis in the Creative Interpretation of Human Motives
Art of Dramatic Writing: Its Basis in the Creative Interpretation of Human Motives
by Lajos Egri
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If you begged me to give you the title of one "how-to" book on the topic of screenwriting and wouldn't give up until I told you, then it would have to be this classic introduction to the craft. Often used as a textbook in screenwriting classes, Lajos... (read more)

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Save the Cat! Strikes Back: More Trouble for Screenwriters To Get Into ... and Out of (09 Edition)
Save the Cat! Strikes Back: More Trouble for Screenwriters To Get Into ... and Out of (09 Edition)
by Blake Snyder
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Screenwriter Blake Snyder, author of Save the Cat and Save the Cat Goes to the Movies, has delivered the book countless readers and students have clamored for. Inspired by questions from his workshops, lectures, and emails, Blake listened and provides... (read more)

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Black Hawk Down: The Shooting Script (Newmarket Shooting Script)
Black Hawk Down: The Shooting Script (Newmarket Shooting Script)
by Ken Nolan
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Writers Guild Nominee: Best Adapted Screenplay.... (read more)

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The Anatomy of Story: 22 Steps to Becoming a Master Storyteller
The Anatomy of Story: 22 Steps to Becoming a Master Storyteller
by John Truby
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"If you're ready to graduate from the boy-meets-girl league of screenwriting, meet John Truby . . . [his lessons inspire] epiphanies that make you see the contours of your psyche as sharply as your script."—LA Weekly  John Truby is one of the... (read more)

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