The Foundations of Screenwriting
Learn the ins and outs of successful screenwriting with this guide from a celebrated producer and bestselling author. From concept to character, structure to dialogue, this comprehensive technique offers easily understood guidelines for aspiring screenwriters of all levels. Newly updated with personal anecdotes, marketing insights, and analyses of recent films, this book presents the essential foundation for writing a screenplay that will succeed in Hollywood. Discover why the first ten pages are crucial, how to visually grab the reader's attention, and tips for overcoming writer's block and getting an agent. A must-read for anyone with aspirations in the film industry.
First Published in 1979