Stevens, Andrew, 1955-

Screenwriting for profit : writing for the global marketplace / Andrew Stevens. - New York, N.Y. : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017. - xvi, 200 p.

Critical criteria before determining your subject matter -- The independent film and television alliance and the American film market: Services and opportunities that benefit screenwriters -- The Cannes film market and festival -- Writing for the marketplace -- Building a career - Everyone starts somewhere -- Historical context of the recent evolution of media gives writers perspective -- Screenplay structure and components -- Inspiration, sequels, remakes, and reboots -- Character development from an actor's perspective -- A screenwriter's perspective -- A director's perspective -- A producer's perspective -- Writing for cost-effective budgets -- Financing -- Writing is a team sport -- Studio due diligence: How the big boys cater to the little boys -- New media - New model - As significant as the majors -- Non-union vs. union writers' agreements -- Writers' protections -- Non-disclosure, non-circumvention, and confidentiality agreements -- Screenplay submissions -- The pitch.

9781138950603 (paperback) 1138950602 (paperback) 9781138950627 (hardcover) 1138950629 (hardcover)


Motion picture authorship.
Motion picture authorship -- Vocational guidance.

PN1996 / .S725 2017

Thammasat University Library, 2 Prachan Road, Phranakorn, Bangkok 10200

Puey Ungphakorn Library (Rangsit Campus), Circulation Desk 662 564-4444 ext. 1305

Pridi Banomyong Library, Circulation Desk 662 613-3544