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Film Scriptwriting A Practical Manual

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ISBN-10: 0240511905

ISBN-13: 9780240511900

Edition: 2nd 1988 (Revised)

Authors: Dwight V. Swain, Joye R. Swain

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This second edition of the widely acclaimed Film Scriptwriting is a truly practical manual for the working writer. It provides all the clear, step-by-step guidance you need to script both fact and feature film and video - from getting and developing ideas to the writing of master scene or shooting script. featured in this new edition are annotated excerpts from some of today's most successful films, selected to point up principles and techniques discussed. Interviews with working film specialists reveal the things professional directors, producers, story editor, and analysts look for in appraising the scripts that come across their desks.
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Book details

Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1988
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 8/24/1988
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Subjects covered include:
choice of film stock
exposure and lighting techniques
the laboratory
day for night
hostile environments
synchronising for TV
helicopter mounts
underwater shooting