Save The Cat!
At a Glance
Included in Disney's Recommended Reading List!
This ultimate insider's guide reveals the secrets that none dare admit, told by a show biz veteran who's proven that you can sell your script if you can Save the Cat!
He made millions of dollars selling screenplays. Now, one of Hollywood's most successful spec screenwriters tells all in this fast, funny and candid look inside the movie business. “Save the Cat” is just one of many ironclad rules for making your ideas more marketable and your script more satisfying - and saleable, including:
- The four elements of every winning logline
- The seven immutable laws of screenplay physics
- The 10 genres that every movie ever made can be categorized by — and why they’re important to your script
- Why your Hero must serve your Idea
- Mastering the Beats
- Creating the “Perfect Beast” by using…The Board
- And how to get back on track with proven rules for script repair
Start structuring your screenplay the Save the Cat way today!
- Publisher: Michael Wiese Productions
- Date available: 05/25/2005
- Publication date: 05/25/2005
- Return policy: 30 days
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Meet the Author: Blake Snyder
In his 20-year career as a screenwriter and producer, Blake Snyder sold dozens of scripts, including co-writing Blank Check, which became a hit for Disney, and Nuclear Family for Steven Spielberg - both million-dollar sales.
Named "one of Hollywood’s most successful spec screenwriters," Blake sold his most recently screenplay in 2009.
His book, Save the Cat!® The Last Book on Screenwriting You’ll Ever Need, was published in May, 2005, and is now in its sixteenth printing. It prompted "standing room only" appearances by Blake in New York, London, San Francisco, Seattle, Chicago, Vancouver, Toronto, Barcelona, and Beijing -...