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Author Turner, Barry, 1937-

Title The screenwriter's handbook / edited by Barry Turner
Published London : Macmillan, 2007


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 MELB  808.23 T9447/S  AVAILABLE
Description 333 pages ; 21 cm
Contents Writing in a partnership / Rob Sprackling and John Smith -- Production companies -- Teaching granny to suck eggs / Pete Daly -- What makes a script sell internationally? / Richard Wright -- Representation -- Pitch your cat / Daryl G. Nickens -- How to choose a screenwriting course / Phil Parker -- Courses -- Societies and organizations -- Page to screen / Barry Turner -- Festivals -- 'Play it again, Sam' : screenwriting in a vitual world / Andrew S. Walsh -- Awards and prizes -- Script advice from beyond the grave / Bruce Joel Rubin
Summary "The Screenwriters Handbook contains thousands of entries covering every aspect of scriptwriting, with provocative articles and useful advice from both leading practitioners of the art and representatives of the trade from both sides of the Atlantic. This practical, straightforward guide, with indexes to aid quick searches, provides full details and identifies industry trends. In addition to the key areas of UK and US film and TV agents and production companies, writers' courses, festivals, grants and prizes. the guide also offers invaluable expert advice on contracts, copyright, and taxation."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Cover subtitle: The essential companion for all screenwriters
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [315]-321) and index
Subject Motion picture authorship.
Screenwriters -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Author Turner, Barry, 1937-
LC no. 19124950
ISBN 0230014046 (paperback)
9780230014046 (paperback)