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Alternative Scriptwriting, 4th Edition by Jeff Rush, Ken Dancyger

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Preface

Alternative Scriptwriting: Successfully Breaking the Rules celebrates a multitude of approaches to screenwriting and filmmaking. Beginning with a reevaluation of the much-discussed issue of three-act structure, this book proceeds to encourage the writer to consider alternative approaches to both conventional and offbeat film stories.

Alternative Scriptwriting takes a mixed-genre approach not only to its content, but also to its form. Theory and practice are intentionally intermingled to suggest the mixture of intellectual context and inchoate intuition with which the writer works. Key issues, exceptions, case studies, and exercises are ...

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