Here's what started the phenomenon: the best seller, for over 15 years, that's been used by screenwriters around the world Blake Snyder tells all in this fast, funny and candid look inside the movie business. "Save the Cat" is just one of many ironclad rules for making your ideas more marketable and your script more satisfying, including: The four elements of every winning logline The seven immutable laws of screenplay physics The 10 genres that every movie ever made can be categorized by -- and why they're important to your script Why your Hero must serve your Idea Mastering the 15 Beats Creating the "Perfect Beast" by using The Board to map 40 scenes with conflict and emotional change How to get back on track with proven rules for script repair This ultimate insider's guide reveals the secrets that none dare admit, told by a showbiz veteran who's proven that you can sell your script if you can save the cat.
* Learn the seven immutable laws of screenplay physics * Discover 10 genres and why they're important * Get back on track with ironclad and proven rules for script repair
"It's fun, it's informative, you'll be able to complete a good Hollywood script by working with this script." - www.associatedcontent.com "Blake Snyder opens up real life screenwriting to the rest of us, those of us that don't live in Hollywood (his first question: Why don't you?) with wit, charm and insightful revelations...An excellent workbook, it leads the screenwriter step by step through the process of producing a, theoretically, saleable script...This is the screenwriter's book you've yearned for - It's so damned practical." - www.shootingpoeple.org "This new book on screenwriting is simple and straight-forward. Blake Snyder shows you how he made millions of dollars through screenwriting and how you can, too." - Writer's Store eZine