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It's simple: films need to have commercial value for the studios to produce them, distributors to sell them, and theater chains to screen them. While talent definitely plays a part in the writing process, it can be the well-executed formulaic approaches to the popular genres that will first get you noticed in the industry.

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Paperback, 224 pages
Published October 15th 2008 by Bloomsbury Academic
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Syntax787
Nov 19, 2015 Syntax787 rated it it was amazing
this was a great reference book. i just needed to read a small part of it but i ended up reading the entire thing. i would suggest reading it all, it couldn't hurt =)
Terri Lynn
This book has a lot of good information on tailoring your script for a certain genre with good writing helps.
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Mar 31, 2012 Jason M. rated it liked it
Seen most of this info in other, better books, but there are still some okay insights.
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Jan 28, 2013 J.D. rated it it was amazing
Shelves: screenwriting
A useful book, but limited in the types of genres it includes.
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