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    Writing Movies for Fun and Profit: How We Made a Billion Dollars at the Box Office and You Can, Too! (Hardback) By (author) Robert Ben Garant, By (author) Thomas Lennon

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    DescriptionWRITING MOVIES FOR [FUN AND] PROFIT is a hilarious insider's look at the world of big ticket commercial movie making. Written by two screenwriters whose movies have earned over a billion dollars combined at the box office, this book is full of juicy insider knowledge as well as practical information like how to survive and conquer the Hollywood studio system. By now, you've noticed that the words "fun and" have been crossed out from this edition of the book -- and for good reason: this is not some fruity William McKee screenwriting guide that's going to help you "crack" your story. This book is not about screenwriting "theory." Part one introduces the reader on how to get started, the art of pitching and simple things like making sure you've spell checked your script before sending. Part two focuses on writing the script, from how to form a character down to book rights.


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    Title
    Writing Movies for Fun and Profit
    Subtitle
    How We Made a Billion Dollars at the Box Office and You Can, Too!
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Robert Ben Garant, By (author) Thomas Lennon
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 336
    Width: 161 mm
    Height: 230 mm
    Thickness: 27 mm
    Weight: 653 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781439186756
    ISBN 10: 1439186758
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.2
    BIC E4L: PER
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    BISAC V2.8: PER004000
    BIC subject category V2: APFD
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11800
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: PR
    Libri: I-PR
    BISAC V2.8: BIO005000
    B&T General Subject: 221
    DC22: 808.2/3
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: PER004050
    DC22: 808.23
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: HUM010000, HUM000000
    LC classification: PN1996 .G34 2011
    Thema V1.0: ATFD
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    SIMON & SCHUSTER
    Imprint name
    TOUCHSTONE
    Publication date
    07 July 2011
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Review quote
    "Some screenwriters have a knack for capturing the heart and soul of characters, the nuance of themes, the richness of the human experience. And some are like Tom and Ben." --Shawn Levy, Film Director & Producer