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Scriptwriting for the Screen - Moritz Charlie, Moritz Charlie
Scriptwriting for the Screen
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'If I was setting out as a screenwriter, this is the book I would read first and keep by me'– Melanie Harris, Producer, Crosslab Productions'An excellent resource for students and teachers alike'– In the Picture'...a valuable addition to every screenwriting bookshelf' – Screentalk'This is one of... show more
'If I was setting out as a screenwriter, this is the book I would read first and keep by me'– Melanie Harris, Producer, Crosslab Productions'An excellent resource for students and teachers alike'– In the Picture'...a valuable addition to every screenwriting bookshelf' – Screentalk'This is one of the best guides to help screenwriters think visually that I have ever read' – Creative Screenwriting'The inventive exercises in Scriptwriting for the Screen give it the potential for revitalizing the experience of even experienced scriptwriters' – ' Scope’ Online Journal of Film StudiesScriptwriting for the Screen is an accessible guide to writing for film and television. It details the first principles of screenwriting and advises on the best way to identify and formulate a story and develop ideas in order to build a vivid, animated and entertaining script.Scriptwriting for the Screen introduces the reader to essential skills needed to write effective drama. This edition has been updated to include new examples and an entirely new chapter on adaptation. There are examples of scripts from a wide range of films and television dramas such as Heroes, Brokeback Mountain, Coronation Street, The English Patient, Shooting The Past, Spaced, Our Friends In the North and American Beauty.Scriptwriting for the Screen includes:advice on how to visualise action and translate this into energetic writinghow to dramatise writing, use metaphor and deepen meaningtips on how to determine the appropriate level of characterisation for different types of dramapractical exercises and examples which help develop technique and stylea section on how to trouble-shoot and sharpen dialoguea guide to further reading
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780415465175 (0415465176)
Publisher: Routledge
Pages no: 220
Edition language: English
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