The Hollywood Standard

The Hollywood Standard

The Complete and Authoritative Guide to Script Format and Style

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Describes in clear, vivid prose and hundreds of examples how to format every element of a screenplay or television script, with new chapters on avoiding a dozen deadly formatting mistakes, clarifying the difference between a spec script and production script, and mastering the vital art of proofreading. Original.

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Riley (professional screenwriter and screenwriting trainer) offers a second edition of his guide to professional script formats that are the Hollywood standard. He explains what to avoid, single-camera and multi-camera film formats, shot headings, direction, dialogue, transitions, punctuation, special pages, script typing software, proofreading, and the evolution of the script from first draft to production draft. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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The Hollywood Standard describes in clear, vivid prose and hundreds of examples how to format every element of a screenplay or television script. A reference for everyone who writes for the screen, from the novice to the veteran, this is the dictionary of script format, with instructions for formatting everything from the simplest master scene heading to the most complex and challenging musical underwater dream sequence. This new edition includes a quick start guide, plus new chapters on avoiding a dozen deadly formatting mistakes, clarifying the difference between a spec script and production script, and mastering the vital art of proofreading. For the first time, readers will find instructions for formatting instant messages, text messages, email exchanges and caller ID.


Edition: Second edition
ISBN: 9781932907636
1932907637
Branch Call Number: 808.23 RILEY
Characteristics: xxii, 197 pages ; 28 cm
Notes: Includes index

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