Lew Hunter's Screenwriting 434: The Industry's Premier Teacher Reveals the Secrets of the Successful Screenplay

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Penguin, May 4, 2004 - Performing Arts - 352 pages
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For decades, Lew Hunter's Screenwriting 434 class at UCLA has been the premier screenwriting course, launching a generation of the industry's most frequently produced writers. Here, he shares the secrets of his course on the screenwriting process by actually writing an original script, step by step, that appears in the book.

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Review: Lew Hunter's Screenwriting 434

User Review  - Aditya - Goodreads

Of all the hundreds of books on screenwriting, this, along with four screenplays, STORY, The art of dramatic writing and 'Creating unforgettable characters' is one of the best books on the subject. Read full review

Review: Lew Hunter's Screenwriting 434

User Review  - Cyd Madsen - Goodreads

A great big teddy bear of a man with passion and compassion for his students and teaching. When I culled my library down to a couple hundred books, this is one of the few I saved. Read full review


Chapter 4 THE OUTLINE FOR YOU AND THEM Chapter 5 THE ACT ONE SCRIPT The Situationto page 17 Chapter 6 THE ACT TWO SCRIPT T...

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Lew Hunter has worked for Columbia, Lorimar, Paramount, Disney, NBC, ABC, and CBS as a writer, producer, and executive. Currently he is Chair Emeritus of the screenwriting department at UCLA, and recently established the Lew Hunter Superior Screenwriting colony in the town of Superior, Nebraska. He lectures regularly throughout the country and internationally.

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