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Complete Book of Scriptwriting

ISBN-10: 1582971587
ISBN-13: 9781582971582
Edition: 1996 (Revised)
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Description: Michael Straczynski, writer/producer of Murder, She Wrote and creator of Babylon 5, teaches scriptwriters everything they need to know to write and sell work for television, movies, animation, radio and the theater. They'll find page after page of  More...

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Book details

List price: $19.99
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: F&W Media, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.672
Language: English

Michael Straczynski, writer/producer of Murder, She Wrote and creator of Babylon 5, teaches scriptwriters everything they need to know to write and sell work for television, movies, animation, radio and the theater. They'll find page after page of insider advice and uncommon insight, while learning how to:- Approach the craft and business ofscreenwriting professionally- Strengthen their writing technique- Bring their own unique vision to the work- Avoid scriptwriting formulas- Master script format- Secure an agent's services- Elude show business's trickiest trapsStraczynski covers each medium in depth. He reveals facts, tells stories and offers observations from the vantage point of a career in the business. He shows writers how to make their scriptwriting dreams come true-and assures them it's possible.J. Michael Straczynski has worked on the New Twilight Zone, Walker Texas Ranger, Jake and the Fatman, Murder, She Wrote and other television programs, including the award-winning Babylon 5. He has also written films, plays, books, articles and comics. He lives in Sherman Oaks, California.

Preface
Introductionp. 1
Television
A Brief History of Televisionp. 7
The Writer, the Language, the Formatsp. 16
The Craft of Telescriptingp. 35
Marketing the Television Scriptp. 77
A Look at the Futurep. 104
Motion Pictures
A Brief History of Motion Picturesp. 116
The Benefits and Drawbacks of Screenwritingp. 129
The Art of the Screenplayp. 139
The Craft of Screenwritingp. 145
The Screenplayp. 159
Marketing the Screenplayp. 181
Animation
Animation: Past, Present and Futurep. 206
The Art and Craft of the Animation Scriptp. 216
Marketing the Animated Scriptp. 235
Radio
Radiodrama Scripting: Past, Present and Futurep. 241
The Art and Craft of Radiodrama Scriptingp. 248
Marketing the Radiodrama Scriptp. 273
The Stage Play
Writing for the Stage: Past, Present and Futurep. 289
The Art and Craft of the Stage Playp. 294
Marketing the Stage Playp. 322
The Business of Scriptwriting
Warning Signsp. 332
The Writers Guild of Americap. 341
The Art of Getting and Keeping an Agentp. 348
Appendixp. 355
App. Twop. 368
Indexp. 419
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

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