FilmSkills Books



Series: Behind the Screen

Paperback: 256 pages

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 1 edition (August 12, 2015)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 1515222942

ISBN-13: 978-1515222941

Product Dimensions: 7.5 x 0.6 x 9.2 inches

Every great movie is made from a great script. It doesn’t matter how big the budget gets, how authentic the actors perform, or how magnificent the visual effects appear, unless the screenplay is engaging, dynamic, and believable. FilmSkills: Screenwriting teaches you the step-by-step process of writing a script from top Hollywood writers. From the very beginning stages of developing a marketable idea, creating dynamic characters, understanding story structure, and finally learning how to market your script, you will learn the tools you need to write a professional Hollywood screenplay.


In FilmSkills: Screenwriting, you will learn:


• How to develop a marketable idea

• Classic story structure

• The 3-act structure

• A-story and subplots

• How to write strong conflict

• Write a strong protagonist and antagonist

• Develop compelling supporting characters

• How to create back story, subtext, intent

• Tips for writing killer dialogue

• Story pacing techniques

• How to structure outlines and treatments

• A complete guide to script formats

• Tips for effective rewrites • How to market your script


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FilmSkills is the leading online training resource for the motion picture and television industries.

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Our objective is to provide a real-world education of the complex world of motion picture production through a series of easy-to-understand, yet comprehensive videos, workbooks and resources. By partnering with industry leaders in the creative and technological fields, we strive to teach real, cutting edge techniques to filmmakers around the globe. We also seek to build an online community of filmmakers to help forge long-term connection between filmmakers from all disciplines.

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