The Pocket Screenwriting Guide: 120 Tips for Getting to FADE OUT
Like having a creative guru and all the bestselling writing books with you while you type, The Pocket Screenwriting Guide leads you through classic Hollywood storytelling with 120 succinct tips – mirroring the standard page length for a 2-hour film.
The Pocket Screenwriting Guide also mixes in mythology and a breakdown of story into smaller, self-contained units of Acts, Sequences, and Pivotal Moments that serve the screenplay as a whole. It clarifies each step, with an "Also Known As" section, listing some of the more popular names given to that particular step by top storytelling experts.
An invaluable resource for building an outline or treatment, The Pocket Screenwriting Guide assists you in writing the rough draft, and serves as a reference during the writing and rewriting process to help tighten and focus subsequent drafts.
Never start a screenplay alone again. Keep The Pocket Screenwriting Guide close at hand every time you write a script.
- Publisher The Writers Store
- Date available: 01/01/2010
- Publication date: 10/01/2009
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Meet the Author: Anthony Grieco
Anthony Grieco attended the University of Toronto where he majored in English and minored in Film. Upon graduating, he attended Circle in the Square Theatre School in New York City and went on to star in over 50 television commercials and episodic programs.
Anthony is currently developing a drama with Clint Eastwood; Buffalo Gals are producing his romantic comedy MADE IN ITALY as an Italian-Canadian co-production with Jonathan Sobol directing in early 2015.
Anthony has completed ten feature film scripts and two TV pilots. Two of his scri...
Meet the Author: Mario O. Moreno
Mario O. Moreno is the writer/creator of Maker Studio's LA Series, executive produced and co-directed by James Franco. In addition to LA Series, Mario is the writer/creator/executive producer of Untitled Miami Series that was optioned by Franco's RabbitBandini Productions, and is currently at work on their third collaboration, a feature adaptation. Mario earned a bachelor’s degree in film from Miami International University, where he gained experience writing, producing, directing, and editing short films, eventually winning...
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Details: Got great movie ideas in your head but no idea how to get them on paper? It’s easier than you think to start writing your own screenplay. In this collection, you will gain access to resources that will make writing easier and less daunting. These tools and techniques hold the secrets to beginning and finishing your first draft, editing your ideas, and blockbuster tips. Don’t let screenwriting be a struggle – you are actually allowed to enjoy it!