The Screenwriter's Roadmap: 21 Ways to Jumpstart Your Story (Paperback)

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Finally, a GPS system for screenwriters The potentially long and arduous journey of writing a screenplay was just made easier to navigate with The Screenwriter's Roadmap. Avoid the wrong turns, dead ends, gaping p(l)otholes, and other obstacles that result in frustration and wasted time and energy. The Screenwriter's Roadmap keeps you on track and helps you reach your destination- a finished, professional quality screenplay. Neil Landau, a successful Hollywood screenwriter and script doctor with over 2 decades of experience, provides you with 21 Guideposts, that if implemented, will help you nail down your screenplay's story structure, deepen its character arcs, bolster stakes, heighten suspense, and diagnose and repair its potential weaknesses. These Guideposts are based on field-tested, in-the- trenches experiences that have been proven to work. The Guideposts are augmented by interactive exercises, end of chapter "homework" assignments, examples from the latest blockbusters, as well as over 20 interviews with some of Hollywood's most successful screenwriters and directors.

About the Author

Scenariste qui a realise de nombreux films et series televisees dont "Panique chez les Crandell", "Melrose Place", "Docteur Doogle", "Les Sept Mercenaires" et "Soleil d automne". Il travaille de facon internationale comme consultant et enseigne a la "School of Film, Television, and Digital Media" de l UCLA. Ilvit a Los Angeles.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780240820606
ISBN-10: 0240820606
Publisher: Focal Press
Publication Date: October 4th, 2012
Pages: 330
Language: English