Short Films: Writing The Screenplay

by Paul Nash
Short Films: Writing The Screenplay
  • ISBN-13: 9781842435014
  • Author(s): Paul Nash
  • Subject: Films, cinema|performing arts: films, cinema
  • Publisher: No Exit Press
  • Imprint: Creative Essentials
  • Publication Date: 12-01-2012
  • Format: p/b

Availability: In stock

£19.99
Every award-winning short film begins its life with a clever idea, a good story and a screenplay. Patrick Nash here analyses the process of writing short film screenplays and gives advice on story and structure, idea generation, plot and pace, screenplay format, character motivation and goals, cliches and stereotypes, hooking the viewer, rewriting and much more. The book also includes a number of award-winning scripts and interviews, advice and contributions from award-winning screenwriters and a discussion of the benefits to writing a short screenplay.
About the book

Every award-winning short film begins its life with a clever idea, a good story and a screenplay. Patrick Nash here analyses the process of writing short film screenplays and gives advice on story and structure, idea generation, plot and pace, screenplay format, character motivation and goals, cliches and stereotypes, hooking the viewer, rewriting and much more. The book also includes a number of award-winning scripts and interviews, advice and contributions from award-winning screenwriters and a discussion of the benefits to writing a short screenplay.