Scriptwriting Updated

Screenwriting Updated was Linda Aronson's Award-winning, groundbreaking first book on screenwriting. It quickly became an internationally-recognized desktop reference guide and do-it-yourself script doctor to help writers consolidate their skills in traditional narrative and grasp the mechanics of the new.
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Imagine All This: How to Write Your Own Stories

Scriptwriting Updated: New and Conventional Ways of Writing for the Screen is a desktop reference guide and do-it-yourself script doctor to help writers consolidate their skills in traditional narrative and grasp the mechanics of the new.
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Shooting the Actor

Ever wanted to write your own stories? Here's a fun and inspiring guide to get you started. This book will help you use your imagination in clever ways and turn your ideas into a great story experience.
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Directing for the Stage

The classic account of moviemaking gone wrong, completely revised and expanded to include new material on the making of A Room with a View, Four Weddings and a Funeral, Shakespeare in Love, and the 2002 Oscar Award winner for Best Foreign Film, No Man's Land.
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On the Technique of Acting

In the four decades since its first publication, Michael Chekhov's To the Actor has become a standard text for students of the theater. But To the Actor is a shortened, heavily modified version of the great director/actor/teacher's original manuscript, and On the Technique of Acting is the first and only book ever to incorporate the complete text of that brilliant manuscript. Scholars and teachers of Chekhov's technique have hailed On the Technique of Acting as the clearest, most accurate presentation of the principles he taught Yul Brynner, Gregory Peck, Marilyn Monroe, Anthony Quinn, Beatrice Straight, and Mala Powers, among others.
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Actors on Acting

In the four decades since its first publication, Michael Chekhov's To the Actor has become a standard text for students of the theater. But To the Actor is a shortened, heavily modified version of the great director/actor/teacher's original manuscript, and On the Technique of Acting is the first and only book ever to incorporate the complete text of that brilliant manuscript. Scholars and teachers of Chekhov's technique have hailed On the Technique of Acting as the clearest, most accurate presentation of the principles he taught Yul Brynner, Gregory Peck, Marilyn Monroe, Anthony Quinn, Beatrice Straight, and Mala Powers, among others. No. of copies in library catalogue: 1
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The Screenwriter’s Workbook

The author uses her wide experience as an acting and voice coach an major movies to offer insights into the film acting process. She provides tasks, techniques and tips that are designed specifically for film: there's advice to make the first-time film actor feel at home on set, tips on the casting process, how to cope with auditions, on-camera techniques, schedules and shooting order, as well as specific advice from film crews to help an actor's performance. This practical workbook combines exercises and anecdotes in an informal and accessible style, making it the indispensable guide for anyone wishing to light up the silver screen.
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Speaking, Listening, and Drama

Creativity is a buzz-word in education right now, but it is still seen mainly as the domain of the creative arts. This book shows how creativity can be an approach to and ethos for every aspect of school life and management and all subject areas. Developing a school which enables the students to realise their creative potential is an immense challenge. There is no single formula for transforming a school into an environment which nurtures and develops the creativity of them all, but this book explores some of the practical steps schools can take. Rooted in theory as well as practice, it examines organisation, leadership, approaches to teaching and learning, curriculum design, assessment for learning, professional development and the importance and effectiveness of genuine partnerships. The case studies of successful practice are inspiring. The authors also share some of the pitfalls, challenges, and barriers to creativity they have encountered and offer practical guidance.
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Outdoor Games for Trainers

Written specifically for trainee and practicing teachers in secondary English and Drama, this book presents a critical analysis of the requirement to teach speaking and listening and theories concerning the nature and the value of oral communication, as outlined in the National Curriculum and Key Stage 3 Literacy Strategy.
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