Tales from the Script: 50 Hollywood Screenwriters Share Their Stories

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$18.99  $17.66
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Dey Street Books
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Pages
368
Dimensions
5.3 X 8.14 X 0.9 inches | 0.61 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780061855924
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About the Author

Paul Robert Herman graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a degree in psychology. He earned his teaching credentials from the University of Colorado at Boulder, specializing in creative writing and film. After moving to Hollywood, he completed UCLA's Professional Program in Screenwriting. He worked for several years as an assistant producer for an entertainment company in Pacific Palisades before branching off on his own. He has written, directed and produced short films through his multimedia company, Jade Tiger Productions.

Peter Hanson is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Denver and a former staff member in the office of Senator Tom Daschle (D-SD). He has been interviewed by national and international media organizations, including the BBC, Agence France-Presse, the New York Times online's 'FiveThirtyEight' blog, USA Today, Minnesota Public Radio, Colorado Public Radio, Rocky Mountain PBS, and the Denver Post. He co-led the University of Denver's 'Colorado Voter Poll' in 2012.

Reviews

"A must-read for anyone who depends on the screenwriter's craft. And that's a lot of us."--Edward R. Pressman, producer of Wall Street, American Psycho, and Reversal of Fortune
"Fascinating tales from the belly of the beast."--Lawrence Kasdan, Oscar-nominated writer/director of The Big Chill, Wyatt Earp, and Body Heat
"Tales From the Script gathers notable veterans of the screen wars who demonstrate the basic truth of our adventures in Movieland: Writing is the easy part."--John Sayles, writer/director of Lone Star and Eight Men Out
"Captures the excitement, frustration, and reality of being a working screenwriter in an accessible and essential volume that aspiring screenwriters will devour."--Booklist (starred review)