Laura Schellhardt Screenwriting For Dummies

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Screenwriting For Dummies

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9780470345405: Screenwriting For Dummies

Write a great script and get it into the hands of the Hollywood players!

So you want to be a screenwriter? Whether you want to write a feature film or a TV script or adapt your favorite book, this friendly guide gives you expert advice in everything from creating your story and developing memorable characters to formatting your script and selling it to the studios. You get savvy industry tips and strategies for getting your screenplay noticed!

  • The screenwriting process from A to Z -- from developing a concept and thinking visually to plotline, conflicts, pacing, and the conclusion
  • Craft living, breathing characters -- from creating the backstory to letting your characters speak to balancing dialogue with action
  • Turn your story into a script -- from developing an outline and getting over writer's block to formatting your screenplay and handling rewrites
  • Prepare for Hollywood -- from understanding the players and setting your expectations to polishing your copy and protecting your work
  • Sell your script to the industry -- from preparing your pitch and finding an agent to meeting with executives and making a deal

Open the book and find:

  • The latest on the biz, from entertainment blogs to top agents to box office jargon
  • New story examples from recently released films
  • Tips on character development, a story's time clock, dramatic structure, and dialogue
  • New details on developing the nontraditional screenplay -- from musicals to animation to high dramatic style
  • Expanded information on adaptation and collaboration, with examples from successful screenwriting duos

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About the Author:

Laura Schellhardt holds an MFA in Literary Arts from Brown University and degrees in Theatre and Creative Writing from Northwestern University in Chicago. Her scripts have been produced in New York (SPF, The Hangar, The Exchange Theatre), Seattle (Seattle Repertory Theatre, ACT), Chicago (Northlight Theatre, Serendipity Theatre, New Leaf Theatre, Citadel Theatre), Washington DC (The Kennedy Center, Woolly Mammoth), Providence (Trinity Repertory Company, Brown University), Minneapolis (Theatre Limina), North Carolina (Center for Performing Arts), and Provincetown, Massachusetts (Provincetown Repertory Theatre, Provincetown Theatre Company).
Original works include The K of D, The Chair, Courting Vampires, Shapeshifter, The Apothecary’s Girl, Inheritance, and Je Ne Sais Quoi. Adaptations include The Phantom Tollbooth, The Mysteries of Harris Burdick, The Outfit (Jeff Award Nominee), and Creole Folktales.
Laura is a recipient of the Theatre Communications Group 2007–8 Playwriting Residency, The Jerome Fellowship, the New Play Award from ACT in Seattle, and a Dramatist Guild Playwriting Fellowship. She has participated in the SoHo Rep. Writer/Director Lab and the O’Neill National Playwright’s Festival. Laura has assisted in the development of new work at The Goodman, Steppenwolf Theatre, Northlight Theatre, and Trinity Repertory Company. She has studied writing with the likes of Paula Vogel, Maria Irene Fornes, Erin Cressida Wilson and has taught alongside Oscar-nominated John Logan of Aviator and Sweeney Todd fame.
Laura currently heads the playwriting program at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois and teaches workshops across the country.

Review:

"Ideal for general readers, the book uses everyday examples and addresses social issues such as sweatshops and fair trade." Moneywise June 2008 "A guide for absolute beginners, it will take you through the whole process".Writers Forum June 2008

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Descrizione libro John Wiley and Sons Ltd. Paperback. Condizione libro: new. BRAND NEW, Screenwriting For Dummies (2nd Revised edition), Laura Schellhardt, John Logan, Write a great script and get it into the hands of the Hollywood players! So you want to be a screenwriter? Whether you want to write a feature film or a TV script or adapt your favorite book, this friendly guide gives you expert advice in everything from creating your story and developing memorable characters to formatting your script and selling it to the studios. You get savvy industry tips and strategies for getting your screenplay noticed! * The screenwriting process from A to Z -- from developing a concept and thinking visually to plotline, conflicts, pacing, and the conclusion * Craft living, breathing characters -- from creating the backstory to letting your characters speak to balancing dialogue with action * Turn your story into a script -- from developing an outline and getting over writer's block to formatting your screenplay and handling rewrites * Prepare for Hollywood -- from understanding the players and setting your expectations to polishing your copy and protecting your work * Sell your script to the industry -- from preparing your pitch and finding an agent to meeting with executives and making a deal Open the book and find: * The latest on the biz, from entertainment blogs to top agents to box office jargon * New story examples from recently released films * Tips on character development, a story's time clock, dramatic structure, and dialogue * New details on developing the nontraditional screenplay -- from musicals to animation to high dramatic style * Expanded information on adaptation and collaboration, with examples from successful screenwriting duos. Codice libro della libreria B9780470345405

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Descrizione libro For Dummies, 2008. Condizione libro: New. 2008. 2nd Edition. Paperback. Whether you want to write a feature film or a TV script, this guide gives you advice - from creating your story and developing memorable characters to formatting your script and selling it to the studios. It explains the screenwriting process - from developing a concept and thinking visually to plotline, conflicts, pacing and the conclusion. Num Pages: 360 pages, ill. BIC Classification: APF; CBV. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 236 x 189 x 20. Weight in Grams: 546. . . . . . . Codice libro della libreria V9780470345405

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