Archive for January, 2010

John Truby Blockbuster

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Blockbuster is the ultimate program for aspiriting screenwriters. It was created by Hollywood screenwriting guru John Truby, who has been a story consultant on over 1000 scripts and taught his advanced story structure course to more than 20,000 students worldwide. Truby has consulted for Disney Studios, Sony Pictures, FOX, HBO, Alliance Atlantis, and Cannell Studios in the U.S. and for the BBC, RAI, LUX, TV4, and MTV Sweden in Europe. STEP-BY-STEP TO A GREAT STORY: … More >> John Truby Blockbuster

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The hardest part of writing a book, screenplay, or short story is creating a believable character. Aspiring writers also have a hard time developing different types of characters, and some don’t know the different parts of a story.
This book will help you to write a realistic character and be able to spot the differences between the three main types of characters. You will also get to know several easy steps to make a full-length screenplay and the different part… More >>
A Damn Good Screenplay: The Step-by-Step Guide to Character Building and Screenplay Writing

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The Apartment


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The influence of “The Apartment” on much later film-makers was illustrated when Cameron Crowe, writer-director of “Jerry McGuire”, cited it as the inspiration for his film, and borrowed some of its most famous lines. This book contains the screenplay of “The Apartment”…. More >>
The Apartment

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Exploring the Screenplay Writing Process: Implications for Instructional Design and Cultural-Historical Activity Theory” represents a systematic research of the screenwriters’ creative processes. The book is based on thorough analysis of the first hand accounts shared by successful Hollywood screenwriters on how they create their stories for the big screen. The author adopted a growing in popularity the Activity Theory as a research framework that allowed the explo… More >>
Exploring the Screenplay Writing Process:: Implications for Instructional Design and Cultural-Historical Activity Theory

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Writing a Screenplay

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The recent explosion of unsolicited material written for the film industry has largely produced a mountain of wasted paper. The few who achieve success do so because they have shed the blood, sweat, and tears necessary to master the elaborate art and craft of screenwriting. This volume navigates a relatively painless path through the screenwriting labyrinth and offers an easy to digest step-by-step guide to writing a script from inception to completion. Areas addres… More >> Writing a Screenplay

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