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Basics Film-Making 02: Screenwriting

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Basics Film-Making: Screenwriting provides both a practical approach to the discipline as well as a theoretical exploration, explaining why a knowledge of basic film theory is essential to inform and enrich any film-makers writing.
Robert Edgar-Hunt, John Marland & James Richards
Published Date
18 May 2009


Basics Film-Making: Screenwriting is the second in the Basics Film-Making series and is aimed both at students on film production courses, as well as those wishing to write a short film. The book teaches the key elements of screenwriting through examining areas such as dialogue, sound, setting, shots and structure. It also provides advice to new film-makers on how to market their productions. This is an essential guide to screenwriting and will teach you to write and produce artistically satisfying shorts.