Syd Field

Syd  Field

Syd Field (1935-2013), dubbed the guru of all screenwriters by CNN, is still considered as the preeminent expert in the art and skill of screenwriting by many Hollywood professionals. According to the Hollywood Reporter, he is the world's most sought-after screenplay instructor. Screenplay: The Fundamentals of Screenwriting, The Screenwriter's Workbook, and The Screenwriter's Problem Solver, all written by Field, have become the bibles of the film industry. The Screenplay and The Screenwriter's Workbook are at their forty-first printing and are used in colleges and universities all around the United States. More than twenty-five languages have been translated and published as a result of their work.