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Screenwriting is Storytelling: Creating an A-List Screenplay That Sells
     

Screenwriting is Storytelling: Creating an A-List Screenplay That Sells

by Kate Wright, Arthur Hiller (Foreword by)
 

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While most screenwriting books focus on format and structure, Kate Wright explains how to put story at the center of a screenplay. A compelling story, complete with intriguing characters and situations created with these screenwriting tricks of the trade can become a box office blockbuster film.

Screenwriters will learn:

- Developing themes within the plot

Overview

While most screenwriting books focus on format and structure, Kate Wright explains how to put story at the center of a screenplay. A compelling story, complete with intriguing characters and situations created with these screenwriting tricks of the trade can become a box office blockbuster film.

Screenwriters will learn:

- Developing themes within the plot
- Using structure to define the story
- Creating memorable characters
- Establishing moral dilemmas and conflicts
- Achieving classic elements of storytelling in a three-act dramatic structure
- Mastering different genres

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780399530241
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/05/2004
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
1,382,830
Product dimensions:
5.97(w) x 9.01(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Kate Wright is an Emmy Award-winning producer and screenwriter with more than 20 years of experience. Ms. Wright is a Senior Instructor at UCLA Extension's internationally known Writers Program where she teaches "Script Doctoring: Rewriting for Production" and "Writing the Screenplay the Professional Way."

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