Writing the Script: A Practical Guide for Films and

Writing the Script: A Practical Guide for Films and Television This essential guide to writing for the screen goes step by step through the process of getting the script on paper, and then onto the screen


10 thoughts on “Writing the Script: A Practical Guide for Films and Television

  1. Collin Collin says:

    This was a lot of basic information with a few gems Those were mostly simplifications of concepts that writers should know, or do know, but either don t think of or don t know they know Of course, there s all the charming 70s 80s sexism and racism, too, which, you know, heaven knows why that belongs in a book about writing It s mad


  2. Tim Tim says:

    This was, as advertised, a useful and practical guide to what makes a screenplay or teleplay good and sellable Root emphasizes the importance of character as being at the heart of the audience s interest in almost any type of story Perhaps his crystal ball was unable to perceive the degree of flatness and simplicity that most movie


  3. Ben Ben says:

    Easy read Some obvious things Could useconcrete examples of scripts and discussion of solving basic technical problems presented by story telling with the camera.


  4. Danny Danny says:

    Lots of good tips and observations here Push your character off a cliff


  5. Richard Richard says:

    Character development based on responses to crises is what makes a compelling story.


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