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Screenplay Paperback – 15 Dec 2005


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"Screenplay is one of the bibles of the film trade and has launched many a would-be screenwriter on the road to Hollywood." --Library Journal

"Syd Field is the preeminent analyzer in the study of American screenplays." --James L. Brooks, AcademyAward-winning writer, director, producer

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From concept to character, from opening scene to finished script..
Here are easily understood guidelines to make film-writing accessible to novices and to help practiced writers improve their scripts. Syd Field pinpoints the structural and stylistic elements essential to every good screenplay. He presents a step-by-step, comprehensive technique for writing the script that will succeed.
-Why are the first ten pages of your script crucially important?
- How do you collaborate successfully with someone else?
-How do you adapt a novel, a play, or an article into a screenplay?
-How do you market your script?

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