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HOW TO BUILD A GREAT SCREENPLAY

DAVID HOWARD    Book Number: 83020    Product format: Paperback

Story arc, plotting and sub plotting, characterisation, coincidence, classical versus revolutionary screenplay structure, tone, style and atmosphere, the use of time on screen, drama and tension and crucial moments in storytelling are some of the themes covered in this now classic bible on the craft. Drawing on decades of practical experience, David Howard deconstructs screenwriting and reveals how to build a good story from the ground up and the dozens of decisions made by the author. How to involve the audience in the story, creating living characters and their motivations and each lesson is clarified through examples from American Beauty, Saving Private Ryan, The Usual Suspects and other screenplays. 445pp in paperback, the book is sub-titled 'A Master Class in Storytelling for Film.'
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ISBN 9780285637269
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