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Author Walter, Richard, 1944-

Title Essentials of screenwriting : the art, craft, and business of film and television writing / Richard Walter.

Publication Info. New York, N.Y. : Plume, [2010]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Non-Fiction - NSLY-11  808.23 WAL    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Roscoe Adult Non-Fiction - NSRY-11  808.23 WAL    AVAILABLE
 Woodstock PL Adult Non-Fiction - WOLY-11  808.23 WAL    AVAILABLE
Description xx, 376 pages ; 21 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes material previously published in Screenwriting and The whole picture.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
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.
Subject Motion picture authorship.
Motion picture plays -- Technique.
Television authorship.
Television plays -- Technique.
ISBN 9780452296275 paperback alkaline paper
0452296277 paperback alkaline paper

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