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Title:
Write screenplays that sell : the Ackerman way
Author:
Ackerman, Hal.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Los Angeles : Tallfellow Press, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
xvi, 274 pages ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Part one: Before you can be a screenwriter -- 1. Can writing be taught? -- 2. A word or two about the writer's life and the industry we love -- 3. Why we don't write -- 4. Why we write -- 5. What a screenplay isn't -- 6. What a screenplay is -- 7. What story isn't -- 8. What story is -- Part two: The big picture: story structure -- 9. Act one -- 10. Acts two and three -- 11. Snowplow, scene cards and scenograms -- Part three: The small picture: scene writing -- 12. Dancing the Wadoogee -- 13. The components of scene writing -- 14. Tricks, techniques and stunning acts of legerdemain -- Part four: "The Rees": research and rewriting -- 15. Research -- 16. Rewriting -- Part 5: Afterthoughts and additions -- 17. On writing the short film -- 18. Living your writing life.
ISBN:
9781931290524
Format :
Book