Conversations with Screenwriters / Edition 1

Conversations with Screenwriters / Edition 1

by Susan Bullington Katz
     
 

Susan Bullington Katz, in conversation with some of the top screenwriters working today, gives us an insider's look into the art, craft, and business of screenwriting - from the original screenplay to the adaptation of a literary work to documentary writing.

Conversations with Screenwriters features interviews with twenty-two award-winning screenwriters

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Overview

Susan Bullington Katz, in conversation with some of the top screenwriters working today, gives us an insider's look into the art, craft, and business of screenwriting - from the original screenplay to the adaptation of a literary work to documentary writing.

Conversations with Screenwriters features interviews with twenty-two award-winning screenwriters in all, from Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, writer of A Room with a View, to James L. Brooks and Mark Andrus, writers of As Good as It Gets, to Roberto Benigni, writer of Life Is Beautiful, to Anthony Minghella, writer of The English Patient and The Talented Mr. Ripley, and Tom Stoppard and Marc Norman, writers of Shakespeare in Love. These interviews address the challenges and difficulties that affect all writers, even those most successful at their craft.

Whether you are a professional or aspiring screenwriter, a director, or simply a film buff, Conversations with Screenwriters will inspire, teach, and engage you in the art of successful screenwriting.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780325002958
Publisher:
Heinemann
Publication date:
10/28/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.49(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordvii
Acknowledgmentsix
Introductionxi
Conversations With...
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala1
Frank Darabont9
Richard Curtis18
Callie Khouri26
Mike Leigh33
Anthony Minghella43
Ron Bass52
Horton Foote63
Kasi Lemmons73
Melissa Mathison83
Atom Egoyan93
James L. Brooks and Mark Andrus104
Sherman Alexie120
Stephen Schiff131
Neil LaBute142
Tim Cahill and Stephen Judson153
Roberto Benigni166
Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard175
David Mamet192

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