Film Scriptwriting, 2nd Edition

Book description

This second edition of the widely acclaimed Film Scriptwriting is a truly practical manual for the working writer. It provides all the clear, step-by-step guidance you need to script both fact and feature film and video - from getting and developing ideas to the writing of master scene or shooting script.

Featured in this new edition are annotated excerpts from some of today's most successful films, selected to point up principles and techniques discussed. Interviews with working film specialists reveal the things professional directors, producers, story editor, and analysts look for in appraising the scripts that come across their desks.

Product information

  • Title: Film Scriptwriting, 2nd Edition
  • Author(s): Dwight V Swain, Joye R Swain
  • Release date: August 1988
  • Publisher(s): Routledge
  • ISBN: 9781136056857