ERIC Number: ED437657
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Screenwriting 101: The Essential Craft of Feature Film Writing.
Hicks, Neill D.
Focusing on satisfying the theatrical feature film audience, this book provides writers with the tools necessary to successfully create and market a screenplay. It includes "scribble exercises" every few pages--specific activities and questions to stir readers' reactions. Chapters in the book are: (1) Drama Is Conflict; (2) Satisfying the Audience; (3) The Elements of Screen Story; (4) Screen Characters; (5) Screen Context; (6) Screen Genres; (7) Screenwriting Style; (8) Getting Down to It--Writing Your Screenplay; and (9) The Business of Screenwriting. (RS)
Descriptors: Audience Awareness, Characterization, Drama, Film Production, Higher Education, Literary Genres, Writing Exercises, Writing Processes
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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