The Hollywood Standard

Author: Christopher Riley
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781932907636
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Describes in clear, vivid prose and hundreds of examples how to format every element of a screenplay or television script, with new chapters on avoiding a dozen deadly formatting mistakes, clarifying the difference between a spec script and production script, and mastering the vital art of proofreading. Original.

A History of the Screenplay

Author: S. Price
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137315709
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The screenplay is currently the focus of extensive critical re-evaluation, however, as yet there has been no comprehensive study of its historical development. International in scope and placing emphasis on the development and variety of screenplay texts themselves, this book will be an important and innovative addition to the current literature.

A V A to Z

Author: Richard W. Kroon
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786457406
Format: PDF, Docs
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Defining more than 10,000 words and phrases from everyday slang to technical terms and concepts, this dictionary of the audiovisual language embraces more than 50 subject areas within film, television, and home entertainment. It includes terms from the complete lifecycle of an audiovisual work from initial concept through commercial presentation in all the major distribution channels including theatrical exhibition, television broadcast, home entertainment, and mobile media. The dictionary definitions are augmented by more than 600 illustrations, 1,600 etymologies, and nearly 2,000 encyclopedi.

Write What You Don t Know

Author: Julian Hoxter
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1441102108
Format: PDF, Docs
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Encourages you to move beyond your comfort zones in search of stories.

Screenplay

Author: Jule Selbo
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317386965
Format: PDF, ePub
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Screenplay: Building Story Through Character is designed to help screenwriters turn simple or intricate ideas into exciting, multidimensional film narratives with fully-realized characters. Based on Jule Selbo’s unique 11-step structure for building story through characters, the book teaches budding screenwriters the skills to focus and shape their ideas, turning them into stories filled with character development, strong plot elements based on obstacles and conflicts, and multifaceted emotional arcs. Using examples and analysis from classic and contemporary films across a range of genres, from The Godfather to Guardians of the Galaxy, Selbo’s Screenplay takes students inside the scriptwriting process, providing a broad overview for both beginners and seasoned writers alike. The book is rounded out with discussion questions, writing exercises, a guide to the business of screenwriting, in-depth film breakdowns, and a glossary of screenwriting terms.

Inner Drives

Author: Pamela Jaye Smith
Publisher:
ISBN:
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Inspiring and practical, Inner Drives goes to the very source of character motivation and action. Explores the fascinating world of archetypes, mythology, and the chakra system.

The Complete DVD Book

Author: Chris Gore
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781932907094
Format: PDF, Docs
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Learn from this comprehensive book, a soup-to-nuts approach to releasing your independent film on DVD. From package design to marketing to authoring to menu architecture to promotion to publicity to penetrating retailiers and even negotiating the DVD deal.

Creating Characters

Author: Marisa D'Vari
Publisher:
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Fresh, invigorating, and jam-packed with solid how to advice this amazing desktop resource reveals the secrets highly paid screenwriters and best-selling novelists furiously fight to keep under wraps.

Fast Cheap and Under Control

Author: John Gaspard
Publisher: Michael Wiese Productions
ISBN: 9781932907155
Format: PDF
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Learn the tricks and pitfalls of low-budget filmmaking from 33 successful indepent films and the filmmakers who created them. This is the most important book an independent writer/director/producer may ever read. Includes never before published interviews with low-budget mavericks such as Steven Soderbergh, Roger Corman, Jon Favreau, Henry Jaglom, and many more.