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Writing Short Films Structure and Content for Screenwriters

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ISBN-10: 1580650635

ISBN-13: 9781580650632

Edition: 2nd 2005

Authors: Linda J. Cowgill

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This new edition has been completely updated and revised along with the addition of several new chapters. Currently, this title remains the best selling university text book on writing short film screenplays.
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale
Publication date: 9/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 275
Size: 9.02" wide x 5.94" long x 0.67" tall
Weight: 0.968
Language: English

Before We Start
The Principles of Drama
Starting Out
What's It About?
Character and Emotion
Who Does What and Why
The Three-Part Nature of Film Structure
The Twists and Turns
Fade In: Openings and the Main Exposition
The Middle
Keeping the Story Alive
Fade Out: Revelation, Climax and Resolution
Constructing the Scene
Dialogue: The Search for the Perfect Line
The Subtext of Meaning
Keeping Focused
What Does My Protagonist Really Want?