Screenplay

The Foundations of Screenwriting

Syd Field
eISBN-13: 9780307423269

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From concept to character, from opening scene to finished script..

Here are easily understood guidelines to make film-writing accessible to novices and to help practiced writers improve their scripts. Syd Field pinpoints the structural and stylistic elements essential to every good screenplay. He presents a step-by-step, comprehensive technique for writing the script that will succeed.

•Why are the first ten pages of your script crucially important?

•How do you collaborate successfully with someone else?

•How do you adapt a novel, a play, or an article into a screenplay?

•How do you market your script?


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Sold By Random House Publishing Group
ISBNs 0440576474, 9780440576471, 9780385339032, 9780307423269
Language English
Number of Pages 336