Writing a Great Movie

Writing a Great Movie : Key Tools for Successful Screenwriting

3.86 (15 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 

List price: US$19.95

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

This volume is a state-of-the-art, practical manual on the craft of dramatic writing for film, focusing on seven essential tools for the screenwriter. It features the creation, development and construction of an original screenplay from start to finish.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 175.26 x 228.6 x 20.32mm | 566.99g
  • Watson-Guptill Publications
  • Billboard Books,U.S.
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0823069788
  • 9780823069781
  • 667,434

Review quote

"Kitchen's seminar is not just theory, it's nuts and bolts...providing you with a set of dramaturgical wrenches to dismantle, then reassemble your screenplay idea and verify its dramatic integrity."--Michael McDonnell, producer of The Usual Suspects"show more

About Jeff Kitchen

Jeff Kitchen, a working screenwriter, worked as a dramaturge at New York's Playwrights Preview Productions and has taught dramaturgic writing to teachers at University of Southern California's graduate film school and to development executives at all the major studios, including Sony Pictures, and Walt Disney Motion Pictures Group.show more

Rating details

15 ratings
3.86 out of 5 stars
5 33% (5)
4 33% (5)
3 27% (4)
2 0% (0)
1 7% (1)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X