The Screenwriter's Bible: A Complete Guide to Writing, Formatting, and Selling Your Script

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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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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

Inhalt

How to Write a ScreenplayA Primer
3
7 Steps to a Stunning ScriptA Workbook
73
Correct Format for Screenplays
101
The cover title page first page and last page
110
Description
124
Dialogue
136
How to format TV scripts
146
Glossary
155
The spec scriptyour key to breaking in
161
The first ten pages
175
BOOK
196
BOOK
287
Bookstores
295
Script consulting
304
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Über den Autor (1998)

David Trottier is a script consultant, a writer, a producer, and a screen writing teacher. The Screenwriter's Bible was developed over the nine years that he has been helping screen writers achieve their goals.

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