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Product Description: Writing for the Screen is a collection of essays and interviews exploring the business of screenwriting. This highly accessible guide to working in film and television includes perspectives from industry insiders on topics such as breaking in; pitching; developing and nurturing business relationships; juggling multiple projects; and more...read more

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9781138945111 | Focal Pr, January 1, 2017, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Writing for the Screen is a collection of essays and interviews exploring the business of screenwriting.

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9781138945128 | Focal Pr, January 1, 2017, cover price $29.95

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Product Description: To get your screenplay in front of the right buyer, you need exclusive information and specific details you can only gain through years of industry experience. That's why The Writers Store has compiled the Hollywood Screenwriting Directory, the product of more than three decades working directly with the decision makers behind the world's favorite films...read more
By Dinah Perez (editor)

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9781440347375 | 9 edition (F & W Pubns Inc, October 10, 2016), cover price $49.99 | About this edition: To get your screenplay in front of the right buyer, you need exclusive information and specific details you can only gain through years of industry experience.

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Product Description: “On Story is film school in a box, a lifetime’s worth of filmmaking knowledge squeezed into half-hour packages.”—Kenneth Turan, film critic for the Los Angeles TimesAustin Film Festival (AFF) is the first organization focused on the writer’s creative contribution to film...read more
By James Franco (foreword by)

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9781477310908 | Univ of Texas Pr, October 4, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: “On Story is film school in a box, a lifetime’s worth of filmmaking knowledge squeezed into half-hour packages.

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Product Description: The Screenwriter’s Path takes a comprehensive approach to learning how to write a screenplay―allowing the writer to use it as both a reference and a guide in constructing a script. A tenured professor of screenwriting at Emerson College in Boston, author Diane Lake has 20 years' experience writing screenplays for major studios and was a co-writer of the Academy-award winning film Frida...read more

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9781138649590 | Focal Pr, October 18, 2016, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: The Screenwriter’s Path takes a comprehensive approach to learning how to write a screenplay―allowing the writer to use it as both a reference and a guide in constructing a script.

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9781138647398 | Focal Pr, October 18, 2016, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: The Screenwriter’s Path takes a comprehensive approach to learning how to write a screenplay―allowing the writer to use it as both a reference and a guide in constructing a script.

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Product Description: Strong characters – characters we love and hate, those we despair for at their low moments and egg on to their triumphs – are the foundation of any successful script. Written by award-winning writer Rib Davis and now fully updated for its second edition, Creating Compelling Characters for Film, TV, Theatre and Radio is an authoritative practical guide to developing characters for professional and aspiring writers alike...read more

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9781474260206 | 2 edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, October 20, 2016), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Strong characters – characters we love and hate, those we despair for at their low moments and egg on to their triumphs – are the foundation of any successful script.

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Product Description: A good story can easily be ruined by bad dialogue. Now in its 4th edition, Rib Davis's bestselling Writing Dialogue for Scripts provides expert insight into how dialogue works, what to look out for in everyday speech and how to use dialogue effectively in scripts...read more

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9781474260077 | 4th edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, October 20, 2016), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: A good story can easily be ruined by bad dialogue.
9781408101346, titled "Writing: Dialogue for Scripts" | 3 edition (A & C Black, January 1, 2009), cover price $21.95
9780713663808 | 2 sub edition (A & C Black, January 1, 2003), cover price $12.95
9780713648027 | A & C Black, September 1, 1998, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: This work deals with the genres of stage, radio, television and film, providing examples and giving practical advice.

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Product Description: The Writers is the only comprehensive qualitative analysis of the history of writers and writing in the film, television, and streaming media industries in America. Featuring in-depth interviews with over fifty writers—including Mel Brooks, Norman Lear, Carl Reiner, and Frank Pierson—The Writers delivers a compelling, behind-the-scenes look at the role and rights of writers in Hollywood and New York over the past century...read more

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9780813571386 | Rutgers Univ Pr, January 14, 2015, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Screenwriters are storytellers and dream builders.

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9780813571393 | Reprint edition (Rutgers Univ Pr, September 7, 2016), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The Writers is the only comprehensive qualitative analysis of the history of writers and writing in the film, television, and streaming media industries in America.
9780345371089, titled "Sails of Tau Ceti" | Ballantine Books, August 1, 1992, cover price $4.99 | also contains Sails of Tau Ceti | About this edition: Tory Bronson--a software engineer aboard the first Earth starship--becomes the intercessory between a shipload of aliens fleeing a dying sun and her own world, which is reluctant to take in the refugees.

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Product Description: Being Professional teaches the ABCs of screenwriting from a practical perspective, rather than theoretical or academic. The author highlights the many traps, mistakes, and pitfalls that frequently plague writers of all experience levels and shows them the difference between simply completing a script as an amateur, and taking an idea and executing the best version of it as a professional piece, worthy of industry attention...read more

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9781615932498 | Michael Wiese Productions, September 1, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Being Professional teaches the ABCs of screenwriting from a practical perspective, rather than theoretical or academic.

Product Description: Screenwriting for Profit uniquely teaches and illustrates how global trends define the screenplay marketplace, from dictating current saleable trends to determining specific subject matter, genre, and story elements that will succeed in key international territories...read more

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9781138950627 | Focal Pr, September 7, 2016, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Screenwriting for Profit: Writing for the Global Marketplace teaches readers how global trends define the marketplace for saleable screenplays in key international territories as well as the domestic market.

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9781138950603 | Focal Pr, September 7, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Screenwriting for Profit uniquely teaches and illustrates how global trends define the screenplay marketplace, from dictating current saleable trends to determining specific subject matter, genre, and story elements that will succeed in key international territories.

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Product Description: The long-awaited follow-up to the perennially bestselling writers' guide Story, from the most sought-after expert in the art of storytelling. Robert McKee's popular writing workshops have earned him an international reputation. The list of alumni with Oscars runs off the page...read more

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9781455591916 | Twelve, July 12, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The long-awaited follow-up to the perennially bestselling writers' guide Story, from the most sought-after expert in the art of storytelling.

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9781478938422 | Unabridged edition (Twelve, July 12, 2016), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The long-awaited follow-up to the perennially bestselling writers' guide Story, from the most sought-after expert in the art of storytelling.

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Product Description: A sharp, funny book about comedy screenwriting from a successful screenwriter that uses recent – as in this century – movies you've actually seen as examples. Greg DePaul (Screenwriter, Bride Wars, Saving Silverman) has sold scripts to Miramax, Fox, Disney, New Line, Sony, MGM and Village Roadshow...read more

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9781138929265 | Focal Pr, July 6, 2016, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: A sharp, funny book about comedy screenwriting from a successful screenwriter that uses recent – as in this century – movies you've actually seen as examples.

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9781138929258 | Focal Pr, July 6, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A sharp, funny book about comedy screenwriting from a successful screenwriter that uses recent – as in this century – movies you've actually seen as examples.

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Product Description: The official companion book to the darkly humorous action film from director Shane Black. Directed by celebrated writer/director Shane Black, The Nice Guys: From Script to Screen chronicles the noir/buddy film set in Los Angeles in the 1970s, starring A-listers Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling as reluctant partners trying to solve a missing persons case...read more

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9780847849819 | Rizzoli Intl Pubns, May 31, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: The official companion book to the darkly humorous action film from director Shane Black.

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Product Description: [Read by Fred Frees]Most everyone has heard the voice of this voice actor, whether they knew it or not. This collection contains some of his scripts and songs.Paul Frees is the voice of your Ghost Host at Disneyland and Disneyworld's Haunted Mansion, the dastardly Boris Badenov from The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show, Professor Ludwig von Drake via the Wonderful World of Disney, the Pillsbury Doughboy, voices in George of the Jungle, half of the Beatles in their cartoon series, narrator of such classic films as The Manchurian Candidate, The Shaggy Dog, The War of the Worlds, and others...read more

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9781504742993 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, May 31, 2016), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [Read by Fred Frees]Most everyone has heard the voice of this voice actor, whether they knew it or not.

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Product Description: [Read by Fred Frees]Most everyone has heard the voice of this voice actor, whether they knew it or not. This collection contains some of his scripts and songs.Paul Frees is the voice of your Ghost Host at Disneyland and Disneyworld's Haunted Mansion, the dastardly Boris Badenov from The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show, Professor Ludwig von Drake via the Wonderful World of Disney, the Pillsbury Doughboy, voices in George of the Jungle, half of the Beatles in their cartoon series, narrator of such classic films as The Manchurian Candidate, The Shaggy Dog, The War of the Worlds, and others...read more

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9781593930110 | Bear Manor Media, September 30, 2004, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Paul Frees, known as the Man of a Thousand Voices, was more than an actor providing the unforgettable voices of such amusing, animated cartoon characters as Boris Badenov on The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show and The Pillsbury Doughboy, the Ghost Host in Walt Disney’s Haunted Mansion at Disneyland and Walt Disney World, and narrator of classic films, such as The Manchurian Candidate (1962) and The Shaggy Dog (1959).

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9781504742986 | 2 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, May 31, 2016), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [Read by Fred Frees]Most everyone has heard the voice of this voice actor, whether they knew it or not.

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Product Description: Paul Frees is the voice of your Ghost Host at Disneyland and Disneyworld's Haunted Mansion, the dastardly Boris Badenov from The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show, Professor Ludwig von Drake via the Wonderful World of Disney, the Pillsbury Doughboy, voices in George of the Jungle, half of the Beatles in their cartoon series, narrator of such classic films as The Manchurian Candidate, The Shaggy Dog, The War of the Worlds, and others...read more

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9781504742979 | 2 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, May 31, 2016), cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Paul Frees is the voice of your Ghost Host at Disneyland and Disneyworld's Haunted Mansion, the dastardly Boris Badenov from The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show, Professor Ludwig von Drake via the Wonderful World of Disney, the Pillsbury Doughboy, voices in George of the Jungle, half of the Beatles in their cartoon series, narrator of such classic films as The Manchurian Candidate, The Shaggy Dog, The War of the Worlds, and others.

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Product Description: This book re-assesses director Jean Renoir’s work between his departure from France in 1940 and his death in 1979, and contributes to the debate over how the medium of film registers the impact of trauma. The 1930s ended in catastrophe for both for Renoir and for France: La Règle du jeu was a critical and commercial disaster on its release in July 1939 and in 1940 France was occupied by Germany...read more

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9780415806978 | Routledge, April 3, 2012, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: This book re-assesses director Jean Renoir’s work between his departure from France in 1940 and his death in 1979, and contributes to the debate over how the medium of film registers the impact of trauma.

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9781138695863 | Routledge, May 19, 2016, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: This book re-assesses director Jean Renoir’s work between his departure from France in 1940 and his death in 1979, and contributes to the debate over how the medium of film registers the impact of trauma.

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Product Description: Every writing project has one thing in common―they all start with a single sentence. Writers constantly struggle to answer this question: What is your story about?Finally, a guide by a leading Hollywood insider who actually knows the answer―and now she shows you how to do it yourself! Lane Shefter Bishop, CEO of Vast Entertainment, explains the key to selling your screenplay, novel, or script...read more

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9781581573688 | Countryman Pr, May 10, 2016, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Every writing project has one thing in common―they all start with a single sentence.

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Product Description: She's wonderful - she's just kind of destroying my life.Maggie (Greta Gerwig) is a young single woman in Brooklyn who is determined to have a baby on her own through a surrogate. However, she meets John (Ethan Hawke), an attractive, older university professor, caught in an unhappy marriage, and they start a relationship...read more

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9781350005877 | Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, May 2, 2016, cover price $68.00 | About this edition: She's wonderful - she's just kind of destroying my life.

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9781350005822 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, May 2, 2016), cover price $20.95 | About this edition: She's wonderful - she's just kind of destroying my life.

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Product Description: The writer receives guidance and tips at every stage of the often intimidating writing process with a relaxed, “ten minutes at a time” method that focuses the writer and pushes him or her forward. At each step, writers are encouraged to “Take Ten” and tackle an element of their script using the templates and tools provided...read more

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9781615932061 | Michael Wiese Productions, April 1, 2014, cover price $38.95 | About this edition: A leading Hollywood screenwriting instructor shows anyone who's ever wanted to write a screenplay how to do it 10 minutes at a time.

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9781615932429 | 2 edition (Michael Wiese Productions, May 1, 2016), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: The writer receives guidance and tips at every stage of the often intimidating writing process with a relaxed, “ten minutes at a time” method that focuses the writer and pushes him or her forward.

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Product Description: First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
By Leslie Kane (editor)

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9781138987524 | Reprint edition (Routledge, May 16, 2016), cover price $47.95 | About this edition: First Published in 2004.

Miscellaneous:

9780203642061 | Routledge, May 22, 2004, cover price $110.00

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Product Description: To get your screenplay in front of the right buyer, you need exclusive information and specific details you can only gain through years of industry experience. That's why The Writers Store has compiled the Hollywood Screenwriting Directory, the product of more than three decades working directly with the decision makers behind the world's favorite films...read more
By Jesse Douma (editor)

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9781440347351, titled "Hollywood Screenwriting Directory Spring/Summer: A Specialized Resource for Discovering Where & How to Sell Your Screenplay" | F & W Pubns Inc, April 11, 2016, cover price $49.99 | About this edition: To get your screenplay in front of the right buyer, you need exclusive information and specific details you can only gain through years of industry experience.

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Product Description: Some of the greatest movies and television series have been written by script partners. Script Partners, Second Edition brings together the experience, knowledge, and winning techniques of Hollywood’s most productive partnerships―including Lucy Alibar & Benh Zeitlin (Beasts of the Southern Wild ), Craig Borten & Melisa Wallack (Dallas Buyers Club), and Andrew Reich & Ted Cohen (Friends)...read more

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9781138904583 | 2 revised edition (Focal Pr, March 30, 2016), cover price $150.00 | About this edition: Some of the greatest movies and television series have been written by script partners.

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9781138904576 | 2 edition (Focal Pr, April 5, 2016), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Some of the greatest movies and television series have been written by script partners.

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Product Description: Detailing the nuts and bolts of the job of script editing, this book looks at what's required and expected, how script editors assess a script, their approach to working with writers and producers, and their input during rewrites and pre-production, up to a project's completion...read more

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9781843445074 | Old Castle, April 1, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Detailing the nuts and bolts of the job of script editing, this book looks at what's required and expected, how script editors assess a script, their approach to working with writers and producers, and their input during rewrites and pre-production, up to a project's completion.

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