The Screenwriter's Bible: A Complete Guide to Writing, Formatting, and Selling Your Script
Silman-James Press, 1998 - 314 Seiten
"The Screenwriter's Bible is six books in one. Book 1 -- A screenwriting primer that provides a concise presentation of screenwriting basics. Book 2 -- A workbook that walks the writer through the writing process, from nascent ideas through revisions. Book 3 -- A formatting guide that presents correct formats for both screenplays and TV scripts. Book 4 -- A spec writing guide that demonstrates today's spec style through sample scenes and analysis. Book 5 -- A sales and marketing guide that presents proven strategies to help you create a laser-sharp marketing plan. Book 6 -- A resource guide that provides addresses and contacts for industry organizations, schools, publications, support groups, services, contests, etc. Among its wealth of practical information are sample query letters, useful worksheets and checklists, hundreds of examples, sample scenes, and straightforward explanations of screenwriting fundamentals." - product description.
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Start the scene as close to the end of the scene as possible . In other words , once your scene is fleshed out , evaluate it and lop off anything at the beginning that is unnecessary . ( In fact , cut the fat anywhere you can . ) ...
The second part of a master scene heading is the location of the scene , the place where everything is happening . Usually one or two words will suffice . At code [ C ] on page 107 , the location is a small classroom .
Comparing the screenplay scene on page 107 to the sitcom scenes on pages 153-154 should prove instructive . What follows applies to sitcom scripts only . The cast list and sets list Although these two lists appear in shooting scripts ...
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I've learned so much from this book! It's definitely not just for screenwriters. It holds valuable information about breaking down your story in a timely manner, from beginning to end, using movie examples. It focuses on how to create a good, successful story. Another of my favorites! Vollständige Rezension lesen
How stories work
Situation conflict and resolutionthe flow of the story
The low down on high concept
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