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How to write great screen plays : and get them into production

Author: Linda M James
Publisher: Oxford, U.K. : How to Books, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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It will give you the vital information you need to know before you write your script; the vital techniques you need to learn when you're writing your script. But, more importantly, it will show you how to market your script after it's written. These three vitally important stages will make your script stand out from the crowd. You will learn about preparing outlines and synopses and treatments, the three act  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
James, Linda M.
How to write great screen plays.
Oxford, U.K. : How to Books, ©2009
(OCoLC)316067444
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Linda M James
ISBN: 9781848033184 1848033184 9786612044113 661204411X
OCLC Number: 317483816
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 190 pages)
Contents: The importance of preparation --
Outlines, synopses and treatments --
The three-act structure --
The inciting incident --
Writing powerful opening scenes --
Writing compelling scenes --
Techniques to make your script stand out --
Writing effective dialogue --
Loglines --
Film genres --
Professional script formatting --
Organizations that help screenwriters --
Copyrighting your work --
Marketing your script --
Appendices.
Responsibility: Linda M. James.

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It will give you the vital information you need to know before you write your script; the vital techniques you need to learn when you're writing your script. But, more importantly, it will show you how to market your script after it's written. These three vitally important stages will make your script stand out from the crowd. You will learn about preparing outlines and synopses and treatments, the three act structure, writing powerful opening scenes, and compelling scenes to follow. You will also learn techniques to make your script stand out, writing effective dialogue, writing a logline to use as a powerful marketing tool to interest an agent or producer, professional script formatting, organisations that help screenwriters, how to copyright your work, how to market your script, the twenty important things to check before you send out your script.

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