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Screenwriters' Master Class: Screenwriters Talk About Their Greatest Movies

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Industry insider Kevin Conroy Scott reveals the secrets of writing a successfulscreenplay in a series of fascinating interviews with 21 of the world's leadingscreenwriters—a wonderfully diverse mix, ranging from writers of Hollywoodblockbusters to top writers on the U.S. and European indie scene.

Scott explores the screenwriters' creative process and shares their insightsinto what worked—and what didn't—in their greatest films, and why. Eachinterview is an entertaining, ...

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Overview

Industry insider Kevin Conroy Scott reveals the secrets of writing a successfulscreenplay in a series of fascinating interviews with 21 of the world's leadingscreenwriters—a wonderfully diverse mix, ranging from writers of Hollywoodblockbusters to top writers on the U.S. and European indie scene.

Scott explores the screenwriters' creative process and shares their insightsinto what worked—and what didn't—in their greatest films, and why. Eachinterview is an entertaining, illuminating look at the screenwriter's world,offering film buffs and aspiring screenwriters a rare glimpse behind thescenes of some of today's most riveting cinema.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781557046925
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 4/28/2006
  • Series: Newmarket Insider Filmbooks Series
  • Pages: 400
  • Sales rank: 964,142
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Kevin Conroy Scott began his film career in the mailroom at New Line Cinema before becoming the script editor of their London office. He earned his MA in Film History at Birkbeck College, University of London. He has written and directed two short films and now works in London as a literary agent and a freelance journalist writing about film.
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Table of Contents

1 The silence of the lambs 1
2 High art 29
3 Y tu mama tambien 47
4 About a boy 69
5 Code unknown 91
6 Rushmore 109
7 Requiem for a dream 127
8 Spider 147
9 28 days later ... 163
10 The new age 193
11 Out of sight 207
12 Election 225
13 Together 245
14 Sweet sixteen 267
15 Los lunes al sol 299
16 Three kings 325
17 Under the sand 337
18 Die another day 349
19 Amores perros 375
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