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Selling a Screenplay

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Written by Syd FieldAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Syd Field

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
  • Publisher: Delta
  • On Sale: November 1, 1989
  • Price: $16.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-440-50244-9 (0-440-50244-6)
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This book, an essential guide for every writer, is filled with frank, real-life advice from producers, agents, and screenwriters about what sells, how to pitch a product, developing a marketing strategy, how to get an agent, and much more.

Preface, Introduction, Part I: Buyers and Sellers; 1. The Market; 2. Agents and Agenting; 3. The Attorneys; 4. Top Guns; 5. The Producers; 6. The Independent Producers; 7. The Executives; 8. The Readers; 9. Development; 10. Pitching the Project; 11. Television; 12. The Networks; Part II: The Writers; 13. Oliver Stone; 14. Dan Petrie, Jr., 15. Alvin Sargent; 16. James L. Brooks; 17. Anna Hamilton Phelan; 18. Douglas Day Stewart; 19. William Kelley, Earl Wallace; 20. The Future

Also by Syd Field:

The Screenwriter’s Workbook
Selling a Screenplay
Four Screenplays
The Screenwriter’s Problem Solver