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Writing Screenplays


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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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Save the Cat : the Last Book on Screenwriting You'll Ever Need (05 Edition)
Save the Cat : the Last Book on Screenwriting You'll Ever Need (05 Edition)
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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How Not to Write a Screenplay
How Not to Write a Screenplay
by Denny Martin Flinn
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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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Invisible Ink: a Practical Guide To Bu (10 Edition)
Invisible Ink: a Practical Guide To Bu (10 Edition)
by Mcdonald Brian
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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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Writing Screenplays That Sell: The Complete, Step-By-Step Guide for Writing and Selling to
Writing Screenplays That Sell: The Complete, Step-By-Step Guide for Writing and Selling to
by Michael Hauge
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In this concise, expert, and comprehensive manual, Hollywood story editor and producer Hague guides screenwriters through every step of the writing and selling process covering such topics as: artistry vs. commerciality; ensuring character identification;... (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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Complete Book of Scriptwriting
Complete Book of Scriptwriting
by J. Michael Straczynski
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To survive and thrive in the fantasyland that is show business, you need to know the realities of writing and selling. J. Michael Straczynski learned these realities the hard way. With his help, you'll learn them the easy way. Here the writer/producer of... (read more)

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Aristotle's Poetics for Screenwriters: Storytelling Secrets from the Greatest Mind in Western Civilization
Aristotle's Poetics for Screenwriters: Storytelling Secrets from the Greatest Mind in Western Civilization
by Michael Tierno
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An insightful how-to guide for writing screenplays that uses Aristotle's great work as a guide. Long considered the bible for storytellers, Aristotle's Poetics is a fixture of college courses on everything from fiction writing to dramatic theory. Now... (read more)

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Writing the Action Adventure Film: The Moment of Truth
Writing the Action Adventure Film: The Moment of Truth
by Neill D Hicks
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In a successful action adventure script, there are more than just hot pursuits and hotheaded slugfests. This book investigates the screenwriting principles that define the content and style of the most popular film genre.... (read more)

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How to Write Movie in 21 Days
How to Write Movie in 21 Days
by Viki King
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The ultimate survival guide, < I> How to Write a Movie in 21 Days< /I> takes the aspiring screenwriter the shortest distance from blank page to complete script. < P> Viki King& #39; s Inner Movie Method is a specific step-by-step... (read more)

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Rewrite: A Step-By-Step Guide to Strengthen Structure, Characters, and Drama in Your Screenplay
Rewrite: A Step-By-Step Guide to Strengthen Structure, Characters, and Drama in Your Screenplay
by Paul Chitlik
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Professional screenwriters know that the rewriting process is what separates the money-makers from the neophytes.... (read more)

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The Screenwriter's Workbook
The Screenwriter's Workbook
by Syd Field
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At last! The classic screenwriting workbooknow completely revised and updatedfrom the celebrated lecturer, teacher, and bestselling author, Syd Field: “the most sought-after screenwriting teacher in the world”* No one knows more about... (read more)

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Screenwriters Bible a Complete Guide 3RD Edition
Screenwriters Bible a Complete Guide 3RD Edition
by David Trottier
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This revised, updated edition offers screenwriting basics, a workbook covering the writing process from ideas to revisions, correct formats for screenplays and TV scripts, a spec writing guide and a sales and marketing guide. There is a resource guide of... (read more)

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Now Write! Screenwriting: Exercises by Today's Best Writers and Teachers (Now Write!)
Now Write! Screenwriting: Exercises by Today's Best Writers and Teachers (Now Write!)
by Sherry Ellis
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An essential handbook featuring never-before-published writing exercises from the acclaimed screenwriters of Raging Bull, Ali, Terminator 2, Fame, Groundhog Day, Cape Fear, "Lost", "True Blood", "The Shield", and many other hit films and television shows.... (read more)

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Soul of Screenwriting: 16 Story Steps
Soul of Screenwriting: 16 Story Steps
by Keith Cunningham
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&lt;p class=MsoNormal&gt;&lt;span style=&quot;COLOR: black&quot;&gt;Uniquely inspired by the work of mythologist Joseph Campbell and psychologist Jean Houston, &lt;em&gt;The Soul of Screenwriting &lt;/em&gt... (read more)

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Cut to the Chase: Writing Feature Films with the Pros at UCLA Extension Writers' Program
Cut to the Chase: Writing Feature Films with the Pros at UCLA Extension Writers' Program
by Linda Venis
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Accomplished writers from the renowned UCLA Extension Writers Program provide an invaluable how-to book for aspiring feature film writers Millions of people dream of writing a screenplay but dont know how to begin, or are already working on a script but... (read more)

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Scenario: The Craft of Screenwriting (Short Cuts)
Scenario: The Craft of Screenwriting (Short Cuts)
by Tudor Gates
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The author of "Barbarella" and other successful screenplays analyzes the basic structures of effective screenplays, from initial plot lines to realized scripts. All the essential building blocks are discussed in depth: the need for a strong premise; the... (read more)

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Screenwriting for Film and Television
Screenwriting for Film and Television
by William Char Miller
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More and more people are writing scripts as they try to break into the "Hollywood scene." What makes a script stand out? Readers will find out in this comprehensive volume. This invaluable tool to the film and television scriptwriter offers two... (read more)

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Break Into Screenwriting: A Teach Yourself Guide (Teach Yourself)
Break Into Screenwriting: A Teach Yourself Guide (Teach Yourself)
by Ray Frensham
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For budding screenwriters, this is their go-to, comprehensive, jargon-free guide Break Into Screenwriting's aim is not just to guide you through the techniques and skills they need to write for the screen (film and television), but also to give them... (read more)

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