Screenwriters on Screen-Writing: The Best in the Business Discuss Their Craft

Screenwriters on Screen-Writing: The Best in the Business Discuss Their Craft

Joel Engel


prior to any lighting fixtures, digicam, or motion, there is the script--arguably crucial unmarried aspect in filmmaking, and Screenwriters on Screen-Writing introduces the lads and ladies accountable for the screenplays that experience produced one of the most winning and acclaimed movies in Hollywood heritage. In every one interview, not just do the writers discover the craft and means of making a filmic blueprint, yet they recount the colourful stories of arising within the ranks of the motion picture company and of bringing their tales to the monitor, in a fashion that purely natural-born storytellers akin to themselves can. those and different screenwriters have garnered the eye of the movie-going inhabitants not just with their phrases, yet with headlines saying the revenues in their scripts for millions and infrequently hundreds of thousands of dollars.

somebody attracted to writing, making, or studying approximately video clips will take pleasure in examining this interesting behind-the-scenes compendium that brings jointly essentially the most in demand and proficient screenwriters in modern day filmmaking.

Screenwriters interviewed include:
Bruce Joel Rubin (Ghost), Ernest Lehman (North by way of Northwest, Who's scared of Virginia Woolf?), Amy Holden Jones (Indecent Proposal), Ted Tally (The Silence of the Lambs), Horton Foote (To Kill a Mockingbird, Tender Mercies), Andrew Bergman (The In-Laws), Caroline Thompson (Edward Scissorhands), Richard LaGravenese (The Fisher King), and Robert Towne (Chinatown, Shampoo).

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