Fast, Cheap & Written That Way: Top Screenwriters on Writing for Low-Budget Movies

Fast, Cheap & Written That Way: Top Screenwriters on Writing for Low-Budget Movies

by John Gaspard

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Overview

"Packed with war stories and savvy advice for beginning screenwriters."

Larry Gross, Screenwriter, 48 hrs., Streets of Fire, True Crime


Learn the inside thinking behind 23 highly successful, classic low-budget movies and discover techniques for making a little go a long way. Includes in-depth interviews with screenwriters with such credits as the Academy Award®-nominated films You Can Count on Me, Metropolitan, and Capote - plus such classics as Repo Man, Re-Animator, Paris, Texas, Living in Oblivion, subUrbia, Hester Street, Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, and Eve's Bayou.

"Full of useful nuggets of information!"

Jonathan Lynn, Director, Clue, My Cousin Vinny

"This is one of those books you wish you'd read before you made your last film. Fortunately, you can read it before your next."

Jeffrey Hatcher, Screenwriter, Mr. Holmes, The Good Liar

"A well-researched must-read for new screenwriters and filmmakers."

D.B. Gilles, Author, The Screenwriter Within

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781449585860
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 11/21/2009
Pages: 324
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.68(d)

About the Author

John Gaspard has directed and/or produced six low-budget features, including the digital feature, Grown Men, which premiered at the Ashland International Film Festival and won the "Best of Fest/Best Screenplay" award at the Black Point Film Festival.

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