The Definitive Guide to Screen Writing

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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.

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Hollywood professionals consider Syd Field to be the pre-eminent authority in the art and craft of screenwriting in the world today. His internationally acclaimed best-selling books have established themselves as the 'bibles' of the film industry.

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"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

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