By Ken Dancyger:
I have taught screenwriting for years and would like to thank all of my students at York University, who, in their questions and screenplays, helped me to refine my ideas about writing for film.
I’d also like to thank Harvey Markowitz, Bill Peters, Stu Robinson, Richard Curtis, and Andre Stein, whose professional support at crucial points in my career helped me to continue to write.
At Focal Press, I would like to thank Karen Speerstra, for accepting our concept of Alternative Scriptwriting, and Marie Lee and Sharon Falter, for working carefully with two authors to create one book.
I’d like to thank my colleagues—a ...