Rewrite 2nd Edition: A Step-by-step Guide To Strengthen Structure, Characters, And Drama In Your Screenplay by Paul ChitlikRewrite 2nd Edition: A Step-by-step Guide To Strengthen Structure, Characters, And Drama In Your Screenplay by Paul Chitlik

Rewrite 2nd Edition: A Step-by-step Guide To Strengthen Structure, Characters, And Drama In Your…

byPaul Chitlik

Paperback | November 1, 2013

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Legendary screenwriting instructor and award-winning writer Paul Chitlik presents an easy-to-read, step-by-step process to take your script from first draft to
submission draft. He reveals the hidden structure of screenplays, sequences, and scenes, as he guides you through the process of examining your draft, restructuring it, and populating it with believable, complex, and compelling characters. Along the way he outlines how to make your action leap off the page and your dialogue crackle. While the first edition was widely used in film school rewriting classes, it was also recommended as an introduction to screenwriting craft by a number of professors and professionals. Paul Chitlik has included, for the second edition, more examples, exercises, and applications for television, the web, and other media, using a wide range of citations in film, television, and the Internet to underline his approach.
Screenwriter/producer/director Paul Chitlik has written for all the major networks and studios. He was story editor for The New Twilight Zone, and staff writer for Showtime’s Brothers. He has written features for Rysher Entertainment, NuImage, Promark, and others. He currently is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Screenwriting at Loyol...
Title:Rewrite 2nd Edition: A Step-by-step Guide To Strengthen Structure, Characters, And Drama In Your…Format:PaperbackDimensions:236 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:November 1, 2013Publisher:Michael Wiese ProductionsLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction

Chapter 1 – Clarifying Story and Structure for Impact

Chapter 2 – The Alternative Structure (Mythic Structure)

Chapter 3 – The Powerful Protagonist

Chapter 4 – The Central Emotional Relationship

Chapter 5 – The Worthy Antagonist

Chapter 6 – Ensuring Dynamic Scenes and Sequences

Chapter 7 – Dialogue: Text, Subtext, and No Text

Chapter 8 – Making Descriptions Leap off the Page

Chapter 9 – Life Support for Your Protagonist

Chapter 10 – Paring It Down

Chapter 11 – Where Am I?

Chapter 12 – The Right Look

Chapter 13 – Finishing

Chapter 14 – Applying Rewrite Techniques to Webisodes, Television, Comics, Graphic Novels, Games, and Other Media Yet to Be Discovered

Appendices
A –The seven points of Thelma and Louise.

B – The seven points of Ratatouille.

C –The seven points, more or less, of Pirates of the Caribbean.

D – The beatsheet of In Good Company

E –Alien Abduction – the first sequence and how it developed.

Bibliography

Index