Tales from the script

Screenwriters ranging from newcomers to living legends share their triumphs and hardships in a 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 fl...

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Other Authors: Hanson, Peter, 1969-, Herman, Paul Robert., Black, Shane., Carpenter, John, 1948-, Darabont, Frank., Goldman, William, 1931-, Hayter, David., Rivera, José, 1955-, Schrader, Paul, 1946-, Shelton, Ron, 1945-, Ward, David S., 1945-
Format: Video DVD
Language: English
Published: [New York] : First Run Features, [2010]
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Summary: Screenwriters ranging from newcomers to living legends share their triumphs and hardships in a 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). By analyzing their triumphs and recalling their failures, the participants explain how successful writers develop the skills necessary for toughing out careers in Hollywood.
Item Description: Based on an idea by Paul Robert Herman.
Bonus: featurettes.
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Format: DVD.
Production Credits: Photography, Peter Hanson ; editing, J.D. Funari ; music, T.J. Raider.
Access: FOR HOME USE ONLY.