Raindance Writers' Lab, Second Edition - With a thorough and expert hands-on approach to writing, the author delves into the process of writing for the screen. Using input from additional famous writers, this book gives a grass roots approach to writing. Using charts and diagrams as well, Grove provides a in-depth course in how to write a script.
You'll also get a course in legal issues, contracts, sample scripts, and research. The CD-ROM contains interviews with British directors Declan Lowney (Father Ted), Gillies Mackinnon (Redemption, Hideous Kinky), Pawel Pawlikowski (The Last Resort), producers Nik Powell (The Crying Game) and Norma Heyman (Dangerous Liaisons, Mary Reilly) and writer Andrew Shea (The Corndog Man) .
Audience Film and media students, the prosumer audience `wannabees' and film enthusiasts. Professional scriptwriters looking to hone their skills.
About the Author: Elliot Grove, Founder and Director of the Raindance Film Festival - the largest independent film festival in Europe - and founder of the British Independent Film Awards. Teaches professional scriptwriting courses and weekend master classes: 'Write the Hot Script'; 'Lo-To-No Budget Filmmaking' internationally.
Former students have made commercially successful films including: Borat; Eternal Sunshine for the Spotless Mind; Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels; My Big Fat Greek Wedding; and Memento. Elliot has produced 4 features and over 70 short films.