The 21st-Century Screenplay : A Comprehensive Guide to Writing Tomorrow's Films

The 21st-Century Screenplay : A Comprehensive Guide to Writing Tomorrow's Films

Book Title: The 21st-Century Screenplay : A Comprehensive Guide to Writing Tomorrow's Films

Author: John Yorke

Format: Paperback | 490 pages

Publication Date: 24 Mar 2011

ISBN-13: 9781935247036

The 21st-Century Screenplay is a comprehensive and highly practical screenwriting manual. An eagerly anticipated successor to the author's internationally acclaimed book Scriptwriting Updated, it covers classic to avant-garde scripts, from The African Queen and Tootsie to 21 Grams, Pulp Fiction, Memento, and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. Whether you want to write features, shorts, adaptations, genre films, ensemble films, blockbusters, or art house movies, this book is your road map, it takes you all the way from choosing a brilliant idea to plotting, writing, and rewriting a successful script. Featuring a range of insider survival tips on creativity under pressure, time-effective writing, and rising to the challenge of international competitions, The 21st-Century Screenplay is essential reading for newcomers and veterans alike.