On Screen Writing

1st Edition

Edward Dmytryk

Published October 9, 2018
Reference - 210 Pages - 15 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138584471 - CAT# K376992
Series: Edward Dmytryk: On Filmmaking

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With On Screen Writing, director Edward Dmytryk offers a clear, methodical overview of the needs, practices, and problems of screenwriting, including extensive coverage of adaptation. Written In an informal, anecdotal style and using script examples from Hollywood classics, Dmytryk presents a practical set of principles for writing engaging, filmable screenplays.

Originally published in 1985, this reissue of Dmytryk’s classic screenwriting book includes a new critical introduction by Mick Hurbis-Cherrier, as well as chapter lessons, discussion questions, exercises, and a glossary.


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