Publisher Description



Screenwriting: Creative Labor and Professional Practice analyzes the histories, practices, identities and subjects which form and shape the daily working lives of screenwriters.

Author Bridget Conor considers the ways in which contemporary screenwriters navigate and make sense of the labor markets in which they are immersed.

Chapters explore areas including:

Screenwriting histories and myths of the profession

Screenwriting as creative labor

Screenwriters’ working lives

Screenwriting work and the how-to genre

Screenwriting work and inequalities


Drawing on historical and critical perspectives of mainstream screenwriting in the USA and UK, as well as valuable interviews with working screenwriters, this book presents a highly original and multi-faceted study of screenwriting as creative labor and professional practice.

The Open Access version of this book, available at www.taylorandfrancis.com, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license.https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/9780203080771

GENRE
Non-Fiction
RELEASED
2014
16 April
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
156
Pages
PUBLISHER
Taylor and Francis
SIZE
2.6
MB

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