Screenwriting is Storytelling: Creating an A-List Screenplay that Sells! (Paperback)

Screenwriting is Storytelling: Creating an A-List Screenplay that Sells! By Kate Wright, Arthur Hiller (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Kate Wright, Arthur Hiller (Foreword by)
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Description


While most screenwriting books focus on format and structure, Kate Wright explains how to put story at the center of a screenplay. A compelling story, complete with intriguing characters and situations created with these screenwriting tricks of the trade can become a box office blockbuster film.

Screenwriters will learn:

- Developing themes within the plot
- Using structure to define the story
- Creating memorable characters
- Establishing moral dilemmas and conflicts
- Achieving classic elements of storytelling in a three-act dramatic structure
- Mastering different genres

About the Author


Kate Wright is an Emmy Award-winning producer and screenwriter with more than 20 years of experience. Ms. Wright is a Senior Instructor at UCLA Extension's internationally known Writers Program where she teaches "Script Doctoring: Rewriting for Production" and "Writing the Screenplay the Professional Way."


Product Details
ISBN: 9780399530241
ISBN-10: 039953024X
Publisher: TarcherPerigee
Publication Date: October 5th, 2004
Pages: 288
Language: English