How to Write a Screenplay

How to Write a Screenplay

by Mark Evan Schwartz

Paperback(New Edition)


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780826417114
Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group
Publication date: 04/15/2005
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 5.40(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Mark Evan Schwartz is Associate Professor of Screenwriting at Loyola Marymount University, School of Film and Television, in California, USA. He's a former Head of Story Development for Nelson Entertainment, Story Analyst for the David Geffen Company, and Production Assistant to Francis Ford Coppola. A working screenwriter, he has credits on over a dozen produced feature films and television movies.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Merging Content with Context     v
The Pitch     1
Development     1
Log Line     1
Synopsis     3
Character Profiles     5
Beat Outline     9
Treatment     13
"Screenwriting for the Hell of It"     1

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