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作者 Portnoy, Kenneth, 1946-
書名 Screen adaptation [electronic resource] : a scriptwriting handbook / Kenneth Portnoy
出版項 Boston : Focal Press, c1998
國際標準書號 9780240803494
9780080516721 (e-book)
0080516726 (e-book)
book jacket
版本 2nd ed
說明 1 online resource (xiii, 157 p.)
附註 Includes bibliographical references (p. 151-152) and index
Contents:Principles of Dramatic Writing; Characterization; Structure; Case History of "Kramer vs. Kramer"; Social Issue; Case History of "The Bridges of Madison County"; The Short Story; Case History of "The English Patient"; Plays; Dialog and the Marketplace
Screen Adaptation : A Scriptwriting Handbook, 2nd ed. examines the challenge screenwriters face when adapting novels, plays, and short stories for the screen. Thoroughly updated to include new exercises and example from current films, this book provides practical, usable information on how to find the best plot line for a script, choose key characters, and understand the goals and formats of different genres. Topics include: determining which characters and events are most valuable on developing the main story; expanding short novellas and condensing long novels; using dialog to advance the story and reveal character; comparing the formats of plays, short stories, and novels to those of screenplays approaching the marketplace In this book, both beginning writers and professionals will find the tools necessary to evaluate a prospective source and create a successful screenplay -updated to include new exercises and new examples from recent films
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鏈接 Print version: Portnoy, Kenneth, 1946- Screen adaptation. 2nd ed. Boston : Focal Press, c1998 0240803493 9780240803494 (DLC) 98018039 (OCoLC)38870712
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