The author conveys his knowledge of screenwriting in a straightforward fashion and answers the important questions which have to be considered at each stage of the process. He starts with the formation of the fundamental idea, the sources from which this may be found and the essential qualities which must be present. Fascinating tricks of the trade which are applied instinctively by the professionals - such as vertical and linear stories, believable unbelievabiltty, fourth walls and flashbacks, red herrings, time locks ond telescoping of time are revealed in order that the reader too can learn to utilize them to glve their work a professional feel. The author also covers such aspects as the building of characters, basic dos and don'ts, dialogue, discipline, timing, rewriting, polishing, ties and more.
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Lew Hunter has two master's degrees (from UCLA and Northwestern University) and has worked for Columbia, Lorimar, Paramount, Disney, NBC, ABC and CBS as a writer, producer and executive. Between semesters of his Screenwriting 434 course UCLA, where he is chairman of the screenwriting department, he travels around the world conducting workshops for thousands of aspiring screenwriters. He lives in Burbank, California.
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Book Description Robert Hale, London, 2003. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. A new copy with just a little shelfwear to edges & corners. We post daily Mon-Sat. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 006664