Screenplay: The Foundations of Screenwriting
ISBN: 0385339038
EAN13: 9780385339032
Language: English
Pages: 320
Edition: Revised
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 8.00" L x 5.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Delta
Book Overview
From concept to character, from opening scene to finished script, here are easily understood guidelines to make film-writing accessible to novices and to help practiced writers improve their scripts.
Editor Reviews
From the front Cover From concept to character, from opening scene to finished script.. Here are easily understood guidelines to make film-writing accessible to novices and to help practiced writers improve their scripts. Syd Field pinpoints the structural and stylistic elements essential to every good screenplay. He presents a step-by-step, comprehensive technique for writing the script that will succeed. -Why are the first ten pages of your script crucially important? - How do you collaborate successfully with someone else? -How do you adapt a novel, a play, or an article into a screenplay? -How do you market your script?