Lew Hunter's Screenwriting 434: The Industry's Premier Teacher Reveals the Secrets of the Successful Screenplay [NOOK Book]

Overview

For decades, Lew Hunter's Screenwriting 434 class at UCLA has been the premier screenwriting course, launching a generation of the industry's most frequently produced writers. Here, he shares the secrets of his course on the screenwriting process by actually writing an original script, step by step, that appears in the book.

The conductor of UCLA's legendary graduate workshop--Screenwriting ...

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Lew Hunter's Screenwriting 434: The Industry's Premier Teacher Reveals the Secrets of the Successful Screenplay

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Overview

For decades, Lew Hunter's Screenwriting 434 class at UCLA has been the premier screenwriting course, launching a generation of the industry's most frequently produced writers. Here, he shares the secrets of his course on the screenwriting process by actually writing an original script, step by step, that appears in the book.

The conductor of UCLA's legendary graduate workshop--Screenwriting 434--presents a book as spirited, candid, and wise as the course on which it is based. Hunter guides readers through every stage of the screenwriting process by actually having them write an original screenplay. "I heartily recommend this book for beginners and pros alike."--Steven Bochco.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781101007181
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 5/4/2004
  • Sold by: Penguin Group
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 758,694
  • File size: 360 KB

Meet the Author

Lew Hunter has worked for Columbia, Lorimar, Paramount, Disney, NBC, ABC, and CBS as a writer, producer, and executive. Currently he is Chair Emeritus of the screenwriting department at UCLA, and recently established the Lew Hunter Superior Screenwriting colony in the town of Superior, Nebraska. He lectures regularly throughout the country and internationally.

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Table of Contents

Fade in redux 7
Fade in 13
Ch. 1 Ideas 17
Ch. 2 The two-minute movie 43
Ch. 3 Building your characters 71
Ch. 4 The outline for you and "them" 87
Ch. 5 The act one script 119
Ch. 6 The act two script 161
Ch. 7 The act three script 265
Ch. 8 The rewrite(s) 313
Fade out 343
Index 346
About the author 352
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