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The Screenwriter's Handbook

The Screenwriter's Handbook

The Essential Companion for all Screenwriters

Barry Turner, Editor

St. Martin's Griffin


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From the writers, editors and compilers of the highly successful The Writer's Handbook comes the first edition of The Screenwriter's Handbook, an indispensible companion for everyone who commissions screenwriters, works with them or writes (or wants their chance to write) for the screen.
Containing thousands of entries covering every aspect of scriptwriting, with provocative articles and useful advice from leading representatives of the trade, this practical, straightforward guide, with indexes to aid quick searches, provides full details on the core markets and the way the television and film industries are going. In addition to the key areas of UK and US film and TV agents and production companies, writers' courses and circles, festivals, grants and prizes, the guide also offers invaluable expert advice on contracts, copyright, and taxation.


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About the author

Barry Turner, Editor

Barry Turner has worked on both sides of publishing, as an editor and marketing director and as an author. His recent work includes a radio play, travel articles, serializing books for The Times, and his book Countdown to Victory. As well as being editor of The Screenwriter's Handbook he has edited The Writer's Handbook for the last twenty years. He lives in north London.

Barry Turner

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