Writing And Selling: Crime Film Screenplays

by Karen Lee Street

Writing And Selling: Crime Film Screenplays

  • ISBN-13: 9781842439746
  • Author(s): Karen Lee Street
  • Subject: Films, cinema|performing arts: films, cinema
  • Publisher: No Exit Press
  • Imprint: Creative Essentials
  • Publication Date: 24-10-2013
  • Format: p/b

Availability: In stock

£18.99
Aimed at screenwriters, producers, development executives and educators interested in the crime genre, this book provides an invaluable basis for crafting a film story that considers both audience and market expectations without compromising originality. A brief historical overview of the crime genre is presented for context, along with an analysis of various crime sub-genres and their key conventions, including: police, detective, film noir, gangster, heist, prison and serial killer. Street focuses on the creative use of these conventions and offers strategies for focus.
About the book

Aimed at screenwriters, producers, development executives and educators interested in the crime genre, this book provides an invaluable basis for crafting a film story that considers both audience and market expectations without compromising originality. A brief historical overview of the crime genre is presented for context, along with an analysis of various crime sub-genres and their key conventions, including: police, detective, film noir, gangster, heist, prison and serial killer. Street focuses on the creative use of these conventions and offers strategies for focus.