New Screenwriter Looks/ Screenwriter by William FrougNew Screenwriter Looks/ Screenwriter by William Froug

New Screenwriter Looks/ Screenwriter

byWilliam Froug

Paperback | January 1, 2007

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In this collection of entertaining, eye-opening interviews, today's hottest screenwriters discuss their craft. Screenwriting techniques, breaking into the business, the role of the writer in the filmmaking process, the current economic situation for screenwriters, what makes a screenplay work, and what sells a screenplay are among the subjects they discuss. Includes interviews with: Jeffrey Boam (Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade), Ronald Bass (Rainman), Jack Epps & Jim Cash (Top Gun), Gregory Widen (Highlander), Dan Pyne Doc Hollywood), Anna Hamilton Phelan (Gorillas in the Mist), Diane Frolov (Northern Exposure), Bill Bryan (Night Court), Fay Kanin (Teacher's Pet), Laurence Dworet (Outbreak), Dan O'Bannon (Alien), Joe Eszterhas (Basic Instinct) and CAA cofounders and agents Bill Haber and Roland Perkins.
Title:New Screenwriter Looks/ ScreenwriterFormat:PaperbackDimensions:369 pages, 8.76 × 5.97 × 0.94 inPublished:January 1, 2007Publisher:Silman-James PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1879505045

ISBN - 13:9781879505049

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What’s it like to write a screenplay someone actually wants to produce? What is the role of the screenwriter in the filmmaking process and how does one break into the film industry? William Froug’s The New Screenwriter Looks at the New Screenwriter answers all of these questions and more by interviewing successful screenwriters such as Jeffery Boam, Dan O’Bannon and Joe Eszterhas. A fascinating and eye-opening collection of thoughts from some of today’s most profitable screenwriters.