The first book to reveal the secrets of "crossover" writing techniques for filmmakers wishig to reach multiple foreign markets - from Peoria to Beijing!
No longer left to chance, Lin's step-by-step development process and one-of-a-kind tools are provided, enabling all writers to create top-notch original screenplays or adaptations. Hollywood Screenwriting Secrets is deal for globally minded directors, producers, and developmental/creative executives collaborating with writers on internal film projects.
Presenting a novel "culinary" approach to writing features, the book first instructs readers how to create and develop story ideas, characters, a one-page "step outline", and a solid script. The business factors impacting screenwriters are also covered in details, and the workflows of Hollywood and independent productions whose films cater to international tastes and trends are similarly illuminated.