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25 BOOKS YOU SHOULD HAVE ON YOUR BOOKSHELF

The following books are our top recommended books for your bookshelf. This is just a starter list and you will keep adding to it depending on your needs and to update the latest editions. They are listed in alphabetical order according to author and not in any particular order of importance. Click on the book title and/or image which is linked to Amazon for your convenience. We will keep adding to the list as we see more resources that we think are important for you to note. Enjoy!

REWRITE


REWRITE
by
Paul Chitlik

WRITE TO TV


WRITE TO TV
by
Martie Cook

 


Clearance & Copyright
CLEARANCE & COPYRIGHT
by
Michael C. Donaldson
& Lisa A. Callif


WRITING THE TV DRAMA


WRITING THE TV DRAMA
by
Pamela Douglas

FUTURE TOF TV

THE FUTURE OF TELEVISION
by
Pamela Douglas

 



STORYTELLING ACROSS WORLDS: TRANSMEDIA FOR CREATIVES AND PRODUCERS
by
Tom Dowd, Michael Niederman, Michael Fry & Josel Steiff

 

ART OF DRAMATIC R+WRITING

 

THE ART OF DRAMATIC WRITING
by
Lajos Egri

ADVENTURES IN THE SCREEN TRADE
by
William Goldman

FILM PRODUCTION HANDBOOK

COMPLETE FILM PRODUCTION HANDBOOK
by
Eve Light Honthaner

DEALMAKING IN FILM TV

A-Creator's-Guide-to-Transmedia-Storytelling

A Creator’s Guide to Transmedia Storytelling: How to Captivate and Engage Audiences Across Multiple Platforms
by
Andrea Phillips

Hollywood Standard

THE HOLLYWOOD STANDARD
by
Christopher Riley

 

Making a Good Script Great

MAKING A GOOD SCRIPT GREAT
by
Linda Seger

 

AND DON'T FORGET
our books. . .

I Liked It Didn't Love It

I LIKED IT,DIDN'T LOVE IT: SCREENPLAY DEVELOPMENT FROM THE INSIDE OUT
by
Rona Edwards & Monika Skerbelis

 

 

AND THIS ONE, TOO!

FILMMAKERS GUIDE TO FILM FESTIVALS

 

HELPFUL WEBSITES

We are not endorsing nor advocating one website over the other, but we find these particular ones handy for quick reference. We hope you do, too. While some have fees associated with them, others are free or mostly free. Check them out.

RECOMMENDEDTRADE PAPERS:

GUILDS/ORGANIZATIONS:
Variety Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences
Deadline Hollywood Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
The Hollywood Reporter Directors Guild Of America
Film Independent (FIND)
IFP
International Documentary Association (IDA)
Studio System from Gracenote Producers Guild of America
SSN Insider SAGIndie
Television Week Screen Actors Guild (Sag/AFTRA)
The Wrap Writers Guild of America
 
 

Useful Resources:

Box Office Mojo Infolist
Done Deal The Numbers
Drew's Scriptorama Scoggins Report: Spec Scout
Simply Scripts Script magazine
   
 
   
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