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  • Publisher : W. W. Norton
  • Release : 15 October 2018
  • ISBN : 0393664902
  • Page : 103 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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The only writing guide a film student will ever need

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Writing about Movies

Writing about Movies
  • Author : Karen Gocsik,Dave Monahan
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton
  • Release Date : 2018-10-15
  • ISBN : 0393664902
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The only writing guide a film student will ever need

Writing about Movies

Writing about Movies
  • Author : Karen M. Gocsik
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2007
  • ISBN : OCLC:1154560224
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Writing Movies for Fun and Profit

Writing Movies for Fun and Profit
  • Author : Thomas Lennon,Robert Ben Garant
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2012-07-03
  • ISBN : 9781439186763
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The writers of Reno 911! and several other feature films trace their haphazard experiences in the movie industry, revealing the process through which they worked on script development with executives and stars, pacified exploitative decision makers and fought to be paid for their work.

A Short Guide to Writing about Film

A Short Guide to Writing about Film
  • Author : Timothy Corrigan
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2014-07
  • ISBN : 0321965302
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Both an introduction to film study and a practical writing guide, this brief text introduces students to major film theories as well as film terminology, enabling them to write more thoughtfully and critically. With numerous student and professional examples, this engaging and practical guide progresses from taking notes and writing first drafts to creating polished essays and comprehensive research projects. Moving from movie reviews to theoretical and critical essays, the text demonstrates how an analysis of a film can become

Looking at Movies

Looking at Movies
  • Author : Richard Meran Barsam,Dave Monahan
  • Publisher : W W Norton & Company Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2009-09-23
  • ISBN : 0393115402
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Disc 1 offers 25 short 'tutorials,' helping students see what the text describes. Disc 2 includes an anthology of 12 short films, from 5 to 30 minutes in length. Together, the DVDs offer nearly five hours of pedagogically useful moving-image content.

Thinking about Movies

Thinking about Movies
  • Author : Peter Lehman,William Luhr
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2018-10-30
  • ISBN : 9781118315446
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A complete introduction to analyzing and enjoying a wide variety of movies, for film students and movie lovers alike Thinking About Movies: Watching, Questioning, Enjoying, Fourth Edition is a thorough overview of movie analysis designed to enlighten both students and enthusiasts, and heighten their enjoyment of films. Readers will delve into the process of thinking about movies critically and analytically, and find how doing so can greatly enhance the pleasure of watching movies. Divided roughly into two parts, the book

The Story of Film

The Story of Film
  • Author : Mark Cousins
  • Publisher : Pavilion
  • Release Date : 2020-10-08
  • ISBN : 9781911663706
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An updated edition – with completely new chapters – of the most accessible and compelling history of the cinema yet published, and complements Mark Cousins' fascinating 15-hour film documentary The Story of Film: An Odyssey. Filmmaker and author Mark Cousins shows how filmmakers are influenced both by the historical events of their times, and by each other. He demonstrates, for example, how Douglas Sirk’s Hollywood melodramas of the 1950s influenced Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s despairing visions of 1970s Germany; and how

Writing a TV Movie: An Insider's Guide to Launching a Screenwriting Career

Writing a TV Movie: An Insider's Guide to Launching a Screenwriting Career
  • Author : Roslyn Muir
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2021-11
  • ISBN : 1988915368
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Award-winning screenwriter Roslyn Muir offers clear and simple advice for beginners and experts alike on how to master the popular TV movie thriller and rom-com genres. Writing a TV Movie is an exceptional resource for screenwriters.

Writing History in Film

Writing History in Film
  • Author : William Guynn
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-09-13
  • ISBN : 9781135204211
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Historical film has been an important genre since the earliest silent films. The French Revolution, the American Civil War, the conquest of the New World, World War II--all have been repeatedly represented in film. But how do we distinguish between fictionalized spectacle and authentic historical representation? Writing History in Film sets out the narratological, semiological, rhetorical, and philosophical bases for understanding how film can function as a form of historical interpretation and representation. With case studies and an interdisciplinary approach,

Writing Short Films

Writing Short Films
  • Author : Linda J. Cowgill
  • Publisher : Lone Eagle
  • Release Date : 2010-10-20
  • ISBN : 9780307875143
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This new edition has been completely updated and revised along with the addition of several new chapters. Currently, this title remains the best selling university text book on writing short film screenplays.

Life Moves Pretty Fast

Life Moves Pretty Fast
  • Author : Hadley Freeman
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2016-06-14
  • ISBN : 9781501130663
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From Vogue contributor and Guardian columnist Hadley Freeman, a personalized guide to eighties movies that describes why they changed movie-making forever—featuring exclusive interviews with the producers, directors, writers and stars of the best cult classics. For Hadley Freeman, movies of the 1980s have simply got it all. Comedy in Three Men and a Baby, Hannah and Her Sisters, Ghostbusters, and Back to the Future; all a teenager needs to know in Pretty in Pink, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,

The Heart of the Film

The Heart of the Film
  • Author : Cynthia Whitcomb
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2017-03-31
  • ISBN : 9781315513195
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Most movies include a love story, whether it is the central story or a subplot, and knowing how to write a believable relationship is essential to any writer's skill set. Discover the rules and laws of nature at play in a compelling love story and learn and master them. Broken into four sections, The Heart of the Film identifies the critical features of love story development, and explores every variation of this structure as well as a diverse array of

Writing Movies

Writing Movies
  • Author : Gotham Writers Workshop
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release Date : 2008-12-19
  • ISBN : 1596919833
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To break into the screenwriting game, you need a screenplay that is not just good, but great. Superlative. Stellar. In Writing Movies you'll find everything you need to know to reach this level. And, like the very best teachers, Writing Movies is always practical, accessible, and entertaining. The book provides a comprehensive look at screenwriting, covering all the fundamentals (plot, character, scenes, dialogue, etc.) and such crucial-but seldom discussed-topics as description, voice, tone, and theme. These concepts are illustrated through

Do the Movies Have a Future?

Do the Movies Have a Future?
  • Author : David Denby
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2012-10-02
  • ISBN : 9781439110096
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In the second decade of the twenty-first century, the movies, once America’s primary popular art form, have become an endangered species. Do the Movies Have a Future? is a rousing and witty call to arms. In these sharp and engaging essays and reviews, New Yorker movie critic David Denby weighs in on “conglomerate aesthetics,” as embodied in the frenzied, weightless action spectacles that dominate the world’s attention, and “platform agnosticism,” the notion that movies can be watched on

Our Secret Life in the Movies

Our Secret Life in the Movies
  • Author : Michael McGriff,J. M. Tyree
  • Publisher : Deep Vellum Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-10-04
  • ISBN : 9781941920992
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A whip-smart fiction debut, Our Secret Life in the Movies riffs on classic and cult cinema. Inspired by films from silent-era documentaries to music videos, the authors unfold a dual narrative about two boys growing up in the 1980s. Coming of age during the last days of the Cold War, these boys dream of space exploration and nuclear winter, Reaganomics and Dungeons & Dragons, Blade Runner and Red Dawn. Haunting, cinematic, and full of life, Our Secret Life makes it clear