Basics Film-Making 02: Screenwriting
- Paperback | 208 pages
- 160.02 x 228.6 x 17.78mm | 521.63g
- 18 May 2009
- Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- AVA Publishing SA
- Lausanne, Switzerland
- 200 colour illustrations
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"Basics Film-Making: Screenwriting" provides both a practical approach to the discipline as well as a theoretical exploration, explaining why a knowledge of basic film theory is essential to inform and enrich the film-maker's writing.
"Basics Film-Making: Screenwriting" explores existing movies to illustrate key concepts and contains exercises designed to test and build on the reader's understanding of screenwriting. The text includes drafts of short screenplay written for the book; taking the reader through the complete process from formulating the initial draft to preparing film pitches.
This is an essential guide to screenwriting and will teach the reader to write and produce artistically satisfying shorts.
Other titles in the" Basics Film-Making" series include: "Producing, Directing Fiction" and "The Language of Film."
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