Fade in: the screenwriting process

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M. Wiese Productions, 1997 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 412 pages
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Fade In is a concise, step-by-step method for developing a 'story concept' into a finished screenplay.


This book provides aspiring screenwriters with an insight into the writing form and writing process. While it is intended as a solid foundation, it is to be used only as a guideline: a writer's main goal is to tell a story that will engage the reader.

The first edition has been used by professionals and universities around the world. The second edition covers:

* the basics of dramatic writing
* creating three-dimensional characters
* screenplay structure, form techniques and terminology
* the creative process
* adaptations
* collaboration

Also included is the author's original screenplay, Dead Man's Dance, with agent's critique.

Step-by-step guide to the technique of scriptwriting
Includes the author's screenplay, Dead Man's Dance, with agent's critique

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Contents

The Screenplay
7
Script Analysis
15
The Story
35
Copyright

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