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- DescriptionThis is a complete screenwriting course -- from initial idea through final script sale -- providing in-depth discussions of theme development; story research; script plotting and structuring; character development; dialogue; writing and rewriting methods; formatting; the ins and outs of marketing and pitching scripts; writing for TV, the Web and video games, and much more. Well-written, comprehensive and filled with both invative and tried-and-true writing techniques, illustrative screenplay examples and sage advice from veteran writers, Screenplay will help vices as well as working screenwriters improve and sell their scripts. This second edition of this popular manual is completely revised, reflecting current film industry practices, and includes new chapters on such subjects as Webisodes and video games, as well as updates to its many examples.
- Author BiographyRobin U. Russin is a Professor of Screenwriting at the University of California, Riverside, where he serves as director of the MFA program in Creative Writing and Writing for the Performing Arts. He has written, produced and directed film, TV, theater and transmedia projects. Russin is coauthor of Naked Playwriting. A Rhodes Scholar, he holds degrees from Harvard, Oxford, Rhode Island School of Design, and UCLA, where he earned an MFA in screenwriting. William Missouri Downs is an award-winning playwright who has written for film and several NBC sitcoms. His plays have been produced throughout the world and published by Samuel French and Playscripts. He is co-author of The Art of Theatre and Naked Playwriting. Downs holds an MFA in screenwriting from UCLA.
- Author(s)Robin U. Russin,William Missouri Downs
- PublisherSilman-James Press,U.S.
- Date of Publication22/07/2013
- SubjectFilm, TV & Radio
- Place of PublicationLos Angeles, CA
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintSilman-James Press,U.S.
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- Weight786 g
- Width180 mm
- Height260 mm
- Spine23 mm
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