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Title Tales from the script : 50 Hollywood screenwriters share their stories / edited by Peter Hanson and Paul Robert Herman ; with photographs by Peter Hanson
Edition 1st ed
Published New York : Itbooks, c2010


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Description xiv, 346 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Contents The adventure begins : the educator's perspective / Kris Young -- Breaking in : the contest administrator's perspective / Greg Beal -- The marketplace of ideas : the reader's perspective / Kat O'Brien -- The first yes : the agent's perspective / Richard Arlook -- What 's yours is theirs : the development executive's perspective r Charles Vignola -- / Power players : the director's perspective / David Dobkin -- The rules of the game : the screenwriting guru's perspective / Richard Walter -- Slings and arrows : the Writer's Guild arbitrator's perspective / Jonathan Lemkin -- Taking control : the maverick's perspective / Duncan Tucker -- No is the path to yes : the therapist's perspective / Dennis Palumbo -- Going the distance : the veteran's perspective / Melville Shavelson
Summary Discover the secrets of Hollywood storytelling. Fifty screenwriters share the inside scoop about how they surmounted incredible odds to break into the business, how they transformed their ideas into box-office blockbusters, how their words helped launch the careers of major stars, and how they earned accolades and Academy Awards
Subject Screenwriters -- Interviews
Screenwriters -- United States -- Interviews
Motion picture authorship
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Genre/Form Interviews.
Author Hanson, Peter, 1969-
Herman, Paul Robert
LC no. 2010280749
ISBN 9780061855924
Other Titles Fifty Hollywood screenwriters share their stories