Riding the Alligator: Strategies for a Career in Screenplay Writing and Not getting Eaten

Riding the Alligator Strategies for a Career in Screenplay Writing and Not getting Eaten A bestseller that is the first artist friendly screenwriting guide to success by an Oscar nominated Hollywood insider whose productions have grossed than a billion dollars Riding the Alligator is diff

  • Title: Riding the Alligator: Strategies for a Career in Screenplay Writing and Not getting Eaten
  • Author: Pen Densham Jay Roach
  • ISBN: 9781932907841
  • Page: 209
  • Format: Paperback
  • Riding the Alligator: Strategies for a Career in Screenplay Writing and Not getting Eaten

    A bestseller that is the first artist friendly screenwriting guide to success by an Oscar nominated Hollywood insider whose productions have grossed than a billion dollars Riding the Alligator is different from other screenwriting books in that it takes a non dogmatic approach to finding your own personal creative process, and shares Pen s best kept secrets for selliA bestseller that is the first artist friendly screenwriting guide to success by an Oscar nominated Hollywood insider whose productions have grossed than a billion dollars Riding the Alligator is different from other screenwriting books in that it takes a non dogmatic approach to finding your own personal creative process, and shares Pen s best kept secrets for selling your creations and yourself Pen is your own, warm, funny, personal mentor as you read this book Actress Robin Wright says It is like getting a UC screenwriting course for under 30 Pen draws from his own extremely simple breakthrough techniques, shares his inspiring philosophy of finding a personal well of creativity from your inner voice, to overcoming the many challenges in a unique business, managing stress, the real secrets to selling your work, finding the right agent and being true to one s nature to create a lasting and passion filled career The book is hailed by Hollywood luminaries like Ron Howard, Paul Haggis, Jeff Bridges, Morgan Freeman, as well as heads of major motion picture studios and academics from top film schools including USC, UCLA, NYU and AFI Also included are short, personal essays by A List Hollywood scripters such as Shane Black Lethal Weapon, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang , Nia Vardalos My Big Fat Greek Wedding , Eric Roth Forrest Gump , Robin Swicord Memoirs of a Geisha , Ron Shelton Bull Durham White Men Can t Jump , Laeta Kalogridis Shutter Island Avatar , Todd Robinson White Squall Phantom , Andrea Berloff World Trade Center , Anthony Peckham Sherlock Holmes and Additionally, Pen provides an Instant Library summarizing 10 other popular books on Hollywood, as reviewed by his USC Film Students.

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    One thought on “Riding the Alligator: Strategies for a Career in Screenplay Writing and Not getting Eaten

    1. Till Noever

      Has its weak spots, but provides a nice alternative perspective, especially on the "writing process" than your usual screen-writing guru mumpitz. On the downside, the writer firmly believes in the Syd Field three-act structure and doesn't make allowances for the real complexities of story and story-structure. He also, like almost all screenwriting gurus (most of whom—unlike Densham!—actually don't have any worthwhile writing or production credits to their names) he presents a simplistic set [...]

    2. Alex Daltas

      Having grown up reading book after book about screenwriting and being lucky to have attended one of the very best film schools in America, this is the first book on the craft that made me feel truly good after reading it. Not only is it written from an unusual wealth of real-world experience and success, it's also very inspiring and very down-to-earth at the same time. It's a marvelous and entertaining read, and is chock-full of advice from other major, A-List writers, to help give a wider persp [...]

    3. Mati Roy

      This is the first book I've read to learn to do movie scripts, and it was a very good first book because it explains basic concepts, and at the end there are good summaries of other screenwriting books: so it helps in picking other books to deepen our knowledge of the subject.

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