5 Screenplays, All the President's Men, Harper, the Great Waldo Pepper, Magic & Maverick
Paperback ISBN: 1557833621
A collection of five screenplays by this Academy Award-winning writer. Includes: All the President's Men * Magic * Harper * Maverick * The Great Waldo Pepper. Also features essays by Goldman: "Getting Even or Creative Accounting," "Sneak Previews, or Why Did She Have to Die?," "Hype or Consequences: A Brief History of the Future," "Shooting from the Hip: Don't You Know Anything About Screenwriting?," and "Nothing for Me to Steal: The Secret Life of an Adaptation."
Four Screenplays With Essays : Marathon Man, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, the Princess Bride, Misery
Paperback ISBN: 155783265x
Contents: Marathon Man * Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid * The Princess Bride * Misery.
Write Screenplays That Sell
The Ackerman Way
Paperback ISBN: 1931290652
The Practical Guide to Creating Stellar Screenplays
Paperback ISBN: 159691145x
Instructors from the nation's most popular writing school share their insights into how to perfect the craft of screenwriting, covering such fundamentals as plot, character, dialogue, point of view, theme, setting, voice, and more and analyzing five outstanding sample screenplays--Tootsie and The Shawshank Redemption, among others. Original.
Writing Screenplays That Sell
Paperback ISBN: 0061791431
A new edition of a classic work, revised and updated for modern screenwriters, covers story concept, character development, theme, structure and scenes; analyzes a sample screenplay; and explains how to submit a manuscript, select an agent and market oneself. Original. 10,000 first printing.
Writing Short Films
Structure And Content For Screenwriters
2nd Edition Paperback ISBN: 1580650635
In this textbook, Cowgill (Los Angeles Film School) uses various critically praised and award winning films (all readily available on video) to illustrate the principles of story and character development within the structure of a short film. In particular, examples from Life Lessons, written by Richard Price and directed by Martin Scorsese, are used throughout the book. The focus is on screenwriting techniques for narrative-driven short films, and production issues are addressed only tangentially. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Writing the Screenplay
The Expert Guide
Paperback ISBN: 0709089163
Writing the Screenplay not only guides you through the stages needed to create a good screenplay but also encourages you to develop dramatic situations, as well as creating vivid characters and the right structure for your story. Written by an expert in the field, this book is clear and entertaining and draws on a wide range of examples.
Paperback ISBN: 0140173226
Steinbeck's short story on which the 1953 Elia Kazan film was based chronicles the life of Emilio Zapata, the man who championed the cause of the peasants during the Mexican revolution, and is accompanied by the author's Academy Award-nominated script. Original.