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Tales from the Script

50 Hollywood Screenwriters Share Their Stories

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Published by HarperCollins in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL24323956M
ISBN 109780061988004
OCLC/WorldCa651044567

Tales from the Script: 50 Hollywood Screenwriters Share Their Stories ed. Peter Hanson & Paul Robert Herman. Adventures in the Screen Trade by William Goldman. Which Lie Did I Tell?: More Adventures in the Screen Trade by William Goldman. Save The Cat! The Last Book on Screenwriting You'll Ever Need by Blake Snyder. Tales from the Script can be frustratingly preoccupied with the pitfalls of screenwriting at the expense of loving the craft, but this documentary overall offers a wealth of professional pointers 75%.

script consulting. books and movies by peter hanson. selected journalism. every '70s movie. photo gallery. tales from the script. bio and credits. The Website of Writer and Filmmaker Peter Hanson, Director of "Tales from the Script" phone: () • email: [email protected] War stories and life lessons from the industry's top writers. Shane Black ("Lethal Weapon"), John Carpenter ("Halloween"), Frank Darabont ("The Shawshank Redemption"), William Goldman ("The Princess Bride"), Paul Schrader ("Taxi Driver"), and dozens of other Hollywood screenwriters share hilarious anecdotes and penetrating insights in.

After reading the book, Tales from the Script by Paul Herman and Peter Hanson, I watched the movie. It was very interesting and engaging. I particularly enjoyed the way they edited the interviews together to develop an overall understanding of screen .   Screenwriters ranging from newcomers to living legends share their triumphs and hardships in this probing, insightful, and often hilarious odyssey through the world of movie storytelling. Candid.


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Tales from the Script is a must for movie buffs who savor behind-the-scenes stories&#;and a master class for all those who dream of writing the Great American Screenplay, taught by those who made that dream come true. The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more/5(35).

I suppose Tales from the Script counts as a book in that it has words printed on pages bound between two covers, but it comprises less writing and editing than a freshman research paper. There's not much more in there than snippets of interviews with screenwriters cut-and-pasted together and loosely categorized by theme in a desperate attempt to make them seem /5.

Tales from the Script invites you inside the writing rooms Tales from the Script book into the writers meetings for such legendary television shows as The Carol Burnett Show, Laugh-In, Mama's Family, Welcome Back Kotter, Three's Company, the variety shows of Bill Cosby and Tim Conway/5(4).

Tales from the Script is a must for movie buffs who savor behind-the-scenes stories—and a master class for all those who dream of writing the Great American Screenplay, taught by those who made that dream come true.

Screenwriters ranging from newcomers to living legends share their triumphs and hardships in this probing, insightful, and often hilarious odyssey through the world of movie storytelling. Celebrated scribes reveal the fascinating creative adventures that gave birth to beloved classics (and notorious flops).

"Tales from the Script" provides an interesting inside-out view of the world of screenwriting. In this minimalist documentary, Peter Hanson and Paul Robert Herman have uncovered some amazing gems of wisdom from the best screenwriters in the industry.

The movie version breathes additional life into the material that is covered by the book version/5(58). While the director is usually seen as the key creative figure behind a film, it's the screenwriter who writes the story that puts a picture into motion, and 46 noted scenarists offer an inside look at the art and industry politics of working in Hollywood in this documentary.

Ranging from Academy Actors: Allison Anders, Jane Anderson, Doug Atchison. “Tales from the Script gathers notable veterans of the screen wars who demonstrate the basic truth of our adventures in Movieland: Writing is the easy part.” — John Sayles, writer/director of Lone Star and Eight Men Out “Fascinating tales from the belly of the beast.”.

Tales from the Script is a must for movie buffs who savor behind-the-scenes stories—and a master class for all those who dream of writing the Great American Screenplay, taught by those who made that dream come true/5(29). Peter Hanson has 15 books on Goodreads with ratings.

Peter Hanson’s most popular book is Keep the Lights Burning, Abbie (On My Own History). Tales from the Script: 50 Hollywood Screenwriters Share Their Stories by.

Peter Hanson (Editor), Paul Robert Herman. The other day I posted my “favorite books” list and in the comments section a few people mentioned Tales From The Script as a must read.

Hey, if you were laying down a challenge, why didn’t you just say so. Actually, I’ve heard about “Tales” from a handful of writers over the years and your ringing endorsement put me over the edge. “Tales from the Script gathers notable veterans of the screen wars who demonstrate the basic truth of our adventures in Movieland: Writing is the easy part.” — John Sayles, writer/director of Lone Star and Eight Men Out “Fascinating tales from the belly of the beast.”5/5(4).

Tales from the Script is a must for movie buffs who savor behind-the-scenes stories—and a master class for all those who dream of writing the Great American Screenplay, taught by those who made that dream come : HarperCollins Publishers.

After reading the book, Tales from the Script by Paul Herman and Peter Hanson, I watched the movie. It was very interesting and engaging. I particularly enjoyed the way they edited the interviews together to develop an overall understanding of screen writing and the film making process/10(K).

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I personally think this book is the best TALES FROM THE CRYPT thing (couldn't think of a better word) of all. You'll be laughing so hard you won't even realize you're still reading into the late hours of the night.

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Fifty screenwriters share the inside scoop about how they surmounted incredible odds to break into the business, how they transformed their ideas into. Tales from the Script is a must for movie buffs who savor behind-the-scenes stories--and a master class for all those who dream of writing the Great American Screenplay, taught by those who made that dream come true.

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