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Writing for the Screen : Succeeding As a Creative Professional (Hardcover) (Anna Weinstein)
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Writing for the Screen: Succeeding as a Creative Professional includes essays written by and interviews with working screenwriters, producers, directors, and film professors, exploring the business side of screenwriting—where art meets business. Contributors share their perspectives on how to break into the field; how to develop, nurture, and navigate business relationships; expectations in terms of business etiquette; strategies for contending with the emotional highs and lows of screenwriting; how to do creative work under pressure; the realities of screenwriting partnerships; prepping for formal pitches; writing on spec; and more. Experts with Hollywood screenwriting experience demystify the film industry and the role of the screenwriter with real-world information you can use out in the work world.