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The Screenwriter's Handbook 2010

Editors: Turner, B. (Ed.)

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This is the essential guide for all new and established writers for the screen. Including useful, easy-to-search contact detail entries from courses, societies and grants to representation and production companies, along with provocative articles and invaluable advice from top UK and US representatives and practitioners of the trade.

About the authors

BARRY TURNER has worked on both sides of publishing, as an editor and marketing director and also as an author. He has been a full time writer for over 30 years and has worked as a journalist and broadcaster in the fields of politics, biography, travel and education. As well as being the author of over 20 books, Barry is the editor of The Statesman's Yearbook and The Writer's Handbook, and is a regular contributor to The Times as a book reviewer and serializer.

Reviews

'At last, all the essential information in one place - a boon for all screenwriters.'

-Jake Eberts, Executive Producer of Dances with Wolves, Chicken Run and A River Runs Through It

'Screenwriters are the backbone to our industry, and The Screenwriter's Handbook is set to become an essential tool for their craft'

- Amanda Nevill, Director, British Film Institute

'You've written a screenplay. It could be the next Thelma& Louise, Good Will Hunting or Tstosi. Great - but how do you sell it?

This book is your bible to breaking into the world of movies and television. The Screenwriter's Handbook is crammed with thousands of useful resources from production companies to agents. It's not a dry reference guide it's loaded with brilliant articles written by industry insiders to motivate, inspire and guide. It will help the aspirant screen scribe avoid the pitfalls of working with a partner, negotiating contracts, copyright and payment.

Practical, easy to read, straightforward, this resource should take pride of place on your work desk, along with black coffee, Marlboro Lights and sharp pencils. Get it today. You could be rehearsing your acceptance speech for Best Original Screenplay at next year's Oscars.'

- Anthony Ehlers, The Write Co Website


Buy this book

Softcover $36.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-0-230-57327-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • This title is currently reprinting. You can pre-order your copy now.

Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Screenwriter's Handbook 2010
Editors
  • B. Turner
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
Softcover ISBN
978-0-230-57327-7
Edition Number
3
Number of Pages
VI, 278
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