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Screenwriters


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    • Film authors
    • Film scenarists
    • Film writers
    • Motion picture writers
    • Scenario writers
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    • Screen writers
    • Screenplay writers
    • Script writers
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    • found: Work cat.: Roa Bastos, Augusto Antonio. Mis reflexiones sobre el guión cinematográfico ; Guión de Hijo de hombre, 2008(translation of title: My reflections on the screenplay ; Screenplay of Hijo de hombre)
    • found: Wikipedia, Apr. 15, 2016(under Augusto Roa Bastos: Paraguayan novelist and short story writer; later worked as a screenwriter; Roa Bastos' canon includes the novels Hijo de hombre (1960) and El fiscal (1993), as well as numerous other novels, short stories, poems, and screenplays)
    • found: Dictionary of occupational titles, via WWW, Apr. 15, 2016(Screen Writer (motion picture; radio-tv broad.); alternate titles: scenario writer; script writer. Writes scripts for motion pictures or television: Selects subject and theme for script based on personal interests or assignment. Conducts research to obtain accurate factual background information and authentic detail. Writes plot outline, narrative synopsis, or treatment and submits for approval. Confers with Producer (motion picture) or Producer (radio-tv broad.) and Director, Motion Picture (motion picture) or Director, Television (radio-tv broad.) regarding script development, revisions, and other changes. Writes one or more drafts of script. May work in collaboration with other writers. May adapt books or plays into scripts for use in television or motion picture production. May write continuity or comedy routines. May specialize in particular type of script or writing.)
    • found: Singleton, R.S. Filmmaker's dictionary, ©2000(screenwriter: Individual who writes screenplays, treatments, stories and outlines for theatrical or television motion pictures. Also called a scriptwriter, film writer, film author or scenarist)
    • found: Konigsberg, I. The complete film dictionary, 1998(screenwriter, scriptwriter, scenarist: The individual responsible, in total or in part, for writing the various stages of a film script. Sometimes one person may write all the stages, but often several people have a part in developing the script.)
    • found: LCSH, Apr. 15, 2016(Screenwriters. UF Screen writers. BT Authors)
    • found: Martin, Olga J. Hollywood's movie commandments : a handbook for motion picture writers and reviewers, 1937.
    • found: Britannica online, Apr. 15, 2016(articles under "Mark Donskoy, Russian motion-picture writer and director"; "Wes Anderson, American director and screenwriter"; "Tullio Pinelli, Italian screenwriter"; "George Seaton, American screenwriter and director")
    • found: Sierchio, P. The war for the Guild, in Written by: the magazine of the Writers Guild of America, West, Nov. 2007, viewed online Apr. 15, 2016("Alongside was a statement from Thalberg warning that if the controversy is not ended immediately '... motion picture writers, producers, and all others in the industry will pay a heavy price.'")
    • found: Jones, T. The French Riviera : a literary guide for travellers, 2007:p. 194 (William Boyd (1952- ). English novelist and film and television scenarist)
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