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Title:
Essentials of screenwriting : the art, craft, and business of film and television writing
Author:
Walter, Richard, 1944-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York, N.Y. : Plume, [2010]

©2010
Physical Description:
xx, 376 pages ; 21 cm
General Note:
Includes material previously published in Screenwriting and The whole picture.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction -- Art. Seven naughty words -- Audience: the status of the observer -- The personal screenplay -- Creative choices : idea, story, theme, and identity -- Conflict : violence and sex -- Illusion : real versus reel -- Story : tale assembly -- Character -- Dialogue -- Action and setting -- Format -- Feedback : notes on notes -- Craft. The writing habit -- Emotion -- Crazy art -- Business. Cooperation and collaboration -- Script sales strategies -- The whole picture.
ISBN:
9780452296275
Format :
Book