The Definitive Guide To Screenwriting

3.79 avg rating
( 105 ratings by GoodReads )
 
9780091890278: The Definitive Guide To Screenwriting

Published for the first time in the UK, Syd Field, acclaimed writer and director, tells you step-by-step how to identify and fix common screenwriting problems, providing the professional secrets that make films brilliant - secrets that can make your screenplay a success. He provides easily understood guidelines for writing a screenplay, from concept to finished product. The art of film-writing is made accessible to novices and helps practiced writers improve their scripts, as the author pinpoints stylistic and structural elements such as characterisation and plot. Tips and techniques on what to do after your screenplay has been completed and much more are all here. There are also practical examples from films which Syd Field has collaborated on such as Lord of the Rings, American Beauty and The Pianist. Written for all levels of screenwriters, this is an indispensable reference book for anyone who wants to make money as a great screenwriter.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Review:

"The most sought after screenwriting teacher in the world" ( Hollywood Reporter)

"Impressive...His easy-to-follow, step-by-step approaches are comforting and his emphasis on right attitude and motivation is uplifting" ( LA Times Book Review)

"Full of common sense, an uncommon commodity." ( Esquire)

"Syd writes both with passion and an astute understanding." (Hanz Zimmer, film composer, Thelma & Louise)

Book Description:

The only book you will ever need on screenwriting from the guru of all screenwriters

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Syd Field
Published by Ebury Publishing (2003)
ISBN 10: 0091890276 ISBN 13: 9780091890278
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ebury Publishing, 2003. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # F4-9780091890278

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
9.39
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.80
Within United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Syd Field
Published by Ebury Publishing
ISBN 10: 0091890276 ISBN 13: 9780091890278
New Paperback Quantity Available: 5
Seller
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ebury Publishing. Paperback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, The Definitive Guide to Screenwriting, Syd Field, Published for the first time in the UK, Syd Field, acclaimed writer and director, tells you step-by-step how to identify and fix common screenwriting problems, providing the professional secrets that make films brilliant - secrets that can make your screenplay a success. He provides easily understood guidelines for writing a screenplay, from concept to finished product. The art of film-writing is made accessible to novices and helps practiced writers improve their scripts, as the author pinpoints stylistic and structural elements such as characterisation and plot. Tips and techniques on what to do after your screenplay has been completed and much more are all here. There are also practical examples from films which Syd Field has collaborated on such as Lord of the Rings, American Beauty and The Pianist. Written for all levels of screenwriters, this is an indispensable reference book for anyone who wants to make money as a great screenwriter. Bookseller Inventory # B9780091890278

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
9.68
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.75
Within United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Field, Syd
ISBN 10: 0091890276 ISBN 13: 9780091890278
New Quantity Available: 5
Seller
Speedy Hen
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # ST0091890276. Bookseller Inventory # ST0091890276

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
12.78
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Field, Syd
ISBN 10: 0091890276 ISBN 13: 9780091890278
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # 97800918902780000000

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
13.24
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From U.S.A. to United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Syd Field
Published by Ebury Publishing, United Kingdom (2003)
ISBN 10: 0091890276 ISBN 13: 9780091890278
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ebury Publishing, United Kingdom, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 230 x 152 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Published for the first time in the UK, Syd Field, acclaimed writer and director, tells you step-by-step how to identify and fix common screenwriting problems, providing the professional secrets that make films brilliant - secrets that can make your screenplay a success. He provides easily understood guidelines for writing a screenplay, from concept to finished product. The art of film-writing is made accessible to novices and helps practiced writers improve their scripts, as the author pinpoints stylistic and structural elements such as characterisation and plot. Tips and techniques on what to do after your screenplay has been completed and much more are all here. There are also practical examples from films which Syd Field has collaborated on such as Lord of the Rings, American Beauty and The Pianist. Written for all levels of screenwriters, this is an indispensable reference book for anyone who wants to make money as a great screenwriter. Bookseller Inventory # AAZ9780091890278

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
13.33
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Syd Field
Published by Ebury Publishing 2003-08-07, London (2003)
ISBN 10: 0091890276 ISBN 13: 9780091890278
New paperback Quantity Available: 5
Seller
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ebury Publishing 2003-08-07, London, 2003. paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 9780091890278

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
13.42
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Syd Field
Published by Ebury Press 2003-08-07 (2003)
ISBN 10: 0091890276 ISBN 13: 9780091890278
New Quantity Available: 3
Seller
Chiron Media
(Wallingford, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ebury Press 2003-08-07, 2003. Book Condition: New. Brand new book, sourced directly from publisher. Dispatch time is 24-48 hours from our warehouse. Book will be sent in robust, secure packaging to ensure it reaches you securely. Bookseller Inventory # NU-BER-00013909

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
10.96
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.49
Within United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Syd Field
Published by Ebury Publishing, United Kingdom (2003)
ISBN 10: 0091890276 ISBN 13: 9780091890278
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ebury Publishing, United Kingdom, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 230 x 152 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Published for the first time in the UK, Syd Field, acclaimed writer and director, tells you step-by-step how to identify and fix common screenwriting problems, providing the professional secrets that make films brilliant - secrets that can make your screenplay a success. He provides easily understood guidelines for writing a screenplay, from concept to finished product. The art of film-writing is made accessible to novices and helps practiced writers improve their scripts, as the author pinpoints stylistic and structural elements such as characterisation and plot. Tips and techniques on what to do after your screenplay has been completed and much more are all here. There are also practical examples from films which Syd Field has collaborated on such as Lord of the Rings, American Beauty and The Pianist. Written for all levels of screenwriters, this is an indispensable reference book for anyone who wants to make money as a great screenwriter. Bookseller Inventory # AAZ9780091890278

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
13.77
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Field, Syd
Published by Ebury Press (2003)
ISBN 10: 0091890276 ISBN 13: 9780091890278
New Softcover Quantity Available: 5
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ebury Press, 2003. Book Condition: New. 2003. Paperback. Tells you step-by-step how to identify and fix common screenwriting problems, providing the professional secrets that make films brilliant secrets that can make your screenplay a success. This work provides guidelines for writing a screenplay, from concept to finished product. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: APF; APT; CBV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 232 x 153 x 29. Weight in Grams: 522. . . . . . . Bookseller Inventory # V9780091890278

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
15.91
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From Ireland to United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Field, Syd
Published by Ebury Press
ISBN 10: 0091890276 ISBN 13: 9780091890278
New Softcover Quantity Available: 5
Seller
Kennys Bookstore
(Olney, MD, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ebury Press. Book Condition: New. 2003. Paperback. Tells you step-by-step how to identify and fix common screenwriting problems, providing the professional secrets that make films brilliant secrets that can make your screenplay a success. This work provides guidelines for writing a screenplay, from concept to finished product. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: APF; APT; CBV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 232 x 153 x 29. Weight in Grams: 522. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780091890278

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
16.03
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From U.S.A. to United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book