Crafting Short Screenplays That Connect

Author: Claudia Hunter Johnson
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1000036847
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Crafting Short Screenplays That Connect, Fifth Edition, stands alone among screenwriting books by emphasizing that human connection, though often overlooked, is as essential to writing effective screenplays as conflict. This ground-breaking book will show you how to advance and deepen your screenwriting skills, increasing your ability to write richer, more resonant short screenplays that will connect with your audience. Award-winning writer and director Claudia Hunter Johnson teaches you the all-important basics of dramatic technique and guides you through the challenging craft of writing short screenplays with carefully focused exercises of increasing length and complexity. In completing these exercises and applying Johnson’s techniques and insights to your own work, you will learn how to think more deeply about the screenwriter’s purpose, craft effective patterns of human change, and strengthen your storytelling skills. This 20th Anniversary Edition features 11 short screenplays, including Academy Award winning Barry Jenkins' (Moonlight, If Beale Street Could Talk) luminous short film, My Josephine, and an accompanying companion website that features the completed films and additional screenplay examples. The book has also been expanded and updated to include two new award-winning screenplays Killer Kart and The Great Wall of Vicky Lynn. and a brand-new chapter exploring the use of genre in the short film. An absolute must-have resource for students of screenwriting.
Crafting Short Screenplays That Connect
Language: en
Pages: 414
Authors: Claudia Hunter Johnson
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-03-17 - Publisher: Routledge

Crafting Short Screenplays That Connect, Fifth Edition, stands alone among screenwriting books by emphasizing that human connection, though often overlooked, is as essential to writing effective screenplays as conflict. This ground-breaking book will show you how to advance and deepen your screenwriting skills, increasing your ability to write richer, more
Crafting Short Screenplays That Connect
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Claudia H Johnson
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-09-19 - Publisher: CRC Press

Crafting Short Screenplays That Connect, Fourth Edition stands alone among screenwriting books by emphasizing that human connection, though often overlooked, is as essential to writing effective screenplays as conflict. This groundbreaking book will show you how to advance and deepen your screenwriting skills, increasing your ability to write richer, more
Crafting Short Screenplays That Connect
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Claudia Johnson
Categories: Electronic book
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher:

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Crafting Short Screenplays That Connect
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: Claudia H. Johnson
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-09-10 - Publisher: CRC Press

The only screenwriting book that includes a DVD that contains performances of the short films and screenplays that are featured in the book! The beauty and power of any story lies in its ability to connect to the reader, listener, or observer. Crafting Short Screenplays That Connect is the first
Crafting Short Screenplays that Connect
Language: en
Pages: 321
Authors: Claudia Hunter Johnson
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This guide to screenwriting teaches the craft by guiding the student through writing exercises of increasing length and complexity. The format allows the student to write directly in the book. New to this edition is a DVD containing short films and the screenplays they are based on.