Here's what started the phenomenon: the best seller, for over 15 years, that's been used by screenwriters around the world! Blake Snyder tells all in this fast, funny and candid look inside the movie business. "Save the Cat" is just one of many ironclad rules for making your ideas more marketable and your script more satisfying, including:The four elements of every winning loglineThe seven immutable laws of screenplay physicsThe 10 genres that every movie ever made can be categorized by -- and why they're important to your scriptWhy your Hero must serve your IdeaMastering the 15 BeatsCreating the "Perfect Beast" by using The Board to map 40 scenes with conflict and emotional changeHow to get back on track with proven rules for script repairThis ultimate insider's guide reveals the secrets that none dare admit, told by a showbiz veteran who's proven that you can sell your script if you can save the cat.
In this new and updated ultimate filmmaker's guide , Louise Levison gives you easy- to-use steps for writing an investor-winning business plan for a feature film including: * Comprehensive explanations for each of the eight sections of a plan * Full financial section with text and tables * Sample business plan * Companion website with additional information for various chapters and detailed financial instructions ― advanced math not needed New! * Breaking the rules: how feature documentary, animated, and large format films differ New! * Communicating with investors: who they are, pitching to them and the experiences of other indie filmmakers
Freaks and Geeks by Paul Feig (Editor); Judd Apatow (Editor); Andrew Jay Cohen (Editor)
Call Number: PN1992.77 .F725 2004
Publication Date: 2004-10-20
These unique script books allow longtime fans and first-timers alike to enjoy the writing behind one of television's most poignant and funny programs about high school, with introductions and additional material by the series' creators.
The Dark Knight Trilogy by Christopher Nolan; Jonathan Nolan (Screenplay by); David S. Goyer (Screenplay by)
Call Number: PN1997.2.D37 D37 2012
Publication Date: 2012-08-01
(Book). At nearly six hundred pages, The Dark Knight Trilogy , a behemoth of script and storyboards, captures on the page the dark mythic expanse of the cinematic Batman. These definitive, vibrant film blueprints published on the heels of the final film's closely guarded release are destined to be enshrined on every fan's bedside table, studied in universities, and emulated by filmmakers.
Tips for Finding Screenplays in the Library Catalog
Go to the library catalog/search box. While you are searching, you might also want to limit to "Payson Library."
This search in the catalog brings up the screenplays that were donated to the library. In the record, they have the subject “script.”
This search in the catalog brings up the call number that the screenplays falls within – should bring up both the donated and purchased screenplays.
Ge:”Motion Picture Plays”
This search in the catalog brings up the titles that are cataloged with the genre motion picture plays.
Access to the definitive online tool for film and television research. Subject coverage includes film & television theory, preservation & restoration, screenwriting, production, cinematography, technical aspects, and reviews. The database provides cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 380 publications (and selected coverage of 300), as well as full text for more than 120 journals, and 100 books.
In addition, Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text includes Variety movie reviews from 1914 to the present and over 36,300 images from the MPTV Image Archive.
Provides full text coverage to nearly 9,100 journals, including over 7,900 peer-reviewed titles in the social sciences, humanities, general science, multi-cultural studies, education and more. Full-text coverage dates back to 1985 and is updated daily.
Primarily focuses on the theory and interpretation of filmscripts and teleplays. Includes interviews with screen and television writers, and excerpts from and responses to their work. As a popular-academic hybrid, SCRIPTjr.nl publishes belletristic work that blends academic rigor with the style of (new) journalism. Intellectually challenging and jargon light, content is catered toward an educated lay audience. As a web-based journal, SCRIPTjr.nl can also publish all manner of (hyper)media including: images, sounds, animations, and videos. Such things support written articles and serve as "essays" in their own rights.