The Elements of Screenwriting

The Elements of Screenwriting

by Irwin R. Blacker
     
 

In the tradition of Strunk and White's The Elements of Style, this screenwriter's guide covers writing specific to the film and television industry as well as general writing advice - truly an "Essential Guide" for the screenwriting process.
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Overview

In the tradition of Strunk and White's The Elements of Style, this screenwriter's guide covers writing specific to the film and television industry as well as general writing advice - truly an "Essential Guide" for the screenwriting process.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780028614502
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
12/28/1996
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
168
Sales rank:
1,374,064
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1

1. Definitions

2. Conflict

3. Structure

4. Character

5. Exposition

6. Dialogue

Part 2

7. The Look of a Professional Script

8. Production Considerations

9. Other Forms and Techniques

10. The Business of Filmmaking

Appendix A. Writers Guild of America: Functions and Services

Appendix B. Writers Guild Agency List

Appendix C. Sample Cross-Plot and Storyboards

Film Index

General Index

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