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Essentials of screenwriting : the art, craft, and business of film and television writing

Author: Richard Walter
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Plume, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this updated edition, Walter integrates his lessons and principles from Screenwriting with material from his companion text, The Whole Picture, and includes advice on how to turn a raw idea into a great movie or TV script-and sell it.--from publisher's description.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Walter, Richard, 1944-
Essentials of screenwriting
(DLC) 2010005304
(OCoLC)468975323
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Walter
ISBN: 9781101664681 1101664681
OCLC Number: 898295128
Notes: Includes material previously published in Screenwriting and The whole picture.
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 376 pages)
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.
Responsibility: Richard Walter.

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In this updated edition, Walter integrates his lessons and principles from Screenwriting with material from his companion text, The Whole Picture, and includes advice on how to turn a raw idea into a great movie or TV script-and sell it.--from publisher's description.

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