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Television and Screen Writing: From Concept to Contract

Television and Screen Writing: From Concept to Contract
Author: Richard A Blum
ISBN 13: 9780240803975
ISBN 10: 240803973
Edition: 4
Publisher: Focal Press
Publication Date: 2000-12-27
Format: Paperback
Pages: 432
List Price: $43.95

Television and Screen Writing, Third Edition explains specific, proven techniques for writing marketable scripts and reveals the secret of how to create the driving force that is the cure of all commercially successful TV and motion picture scripts. Updated appendices include listings of screenwriting festivals and professional workshops, film/video commissions and arts agencies, major studios and production companies, TV networks, Cable and Pay TV, and professional unions and associations.

About the Author:

Dr. Richard Blum is Professor of Screenwriting at the University of Central Florida in Orlando. He served as head of filmwriting at the University of Maryland, and is an internationally recognized authority in the field. Dr. Blum has been a consultant for Warner Bros. TV's prestigious comedy writers' workshop and for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' Nicholl Screenwriting Fellowships. He is a former executive for Columbia Pictures-TV, working on shows like "I Dream of Jeannie," "Bewitched," and "The Flying Nun." He was a consultant for Columbia Pictures, and served as senior program officer for the National Endowment for the Humanities, overseeing many award-winning productions.