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Could It Be a Movie?: How to Get Your Ideas Out of Your Head and Up On the Screen

Could it Be a Movie? by Christina Hamlett Could It Be a Movie?: How to Get Your Ideas Out of Your Head and Up On the Screen
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Author: Christina Hamlett
Publisher: Michael Wiese Productions
Format: Softcover
# of Pages: 280
Pub. Date: 2005
ISBN-10: 0941188949
ISBN-13: 9780941188944
About the Book:

HARD TO FIND BOOK, only a very limited number of copies are still available.

How to Get Your Ideas Out of Your Head and Up On the Screen....

Is there a movie inside of you that's been yearning to get out but didn't know where to begin? Before you begin your screenplay, this is the roadmap you need to determine if cinema is the best destination for your creative ideas.

Could it Be a Movie? by Christina Hamlett will teach you: how to identify whether your plot packs enough punch to be a hit movie; how to acquire and adapt pre-existing material for a feature length screenplay; how to find today's hot markets for the kind of films you want to write; how to predict what tomorrow's audiences will want to see; how to find and land an agent; and much more.

What people say:

"Christina Hamlett's Could it Be a Movie? is for the aspiring screenwriter who faces a stumbling block in translating ideas into film. From identifying the strength of a plot idea and whether it could translate to a hit movie to locating hot markets for particular styles of film and adapting pre-existing material for feature-length screenplay, 'Could it be a Movie?' comes packed with ideas." — Mid-West Book Review

"The single most important thing about a screenplay is the basic concept. And the single most important thing an aspiring screenwriter can do is read this book before they start writing." — Pamela Wallace, Academy Award winner: Witness

"From determining whether your idea is best for 'stage, page or cinema' to protecting your work, Could it Be a Movie? is grounded with super, real-time advice on how to evaluate, enhance, and structure those ideas for big-time Hollywood!" — Kathie Fong Yoneda, Script Consultant, Author: The Script-Selling Game

"Christina Hamlett has culled together essential screenwriting information and integrated it with her wise industry counsel, both of which will get you pointed in the right direction for being a successful screenwriter, and keep you there once you've arrived." John E. Johnson, Executive Director American Screenwriters Association

About the Author:

Christina Hamlett is an award-winning author and script coverage consultant whose credits include numerous books, plays musicals, optioned features and screenwriting columns.

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