Backstory 5

Backstory 5

Interviews With Screenwriters of the 1990s

eBook - 2010
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Patrick McGilligan continues his celebrated interviews with exceptional screenwriters in Backstory 5 , focusing on the 1990s. The thirteen featured writers--Albert Brooks, Jean-Claude Carri#65533;re, Nora Ephron, Ronald Harwood, John Hughes, David Koepp, Richard LaGravenese, Barry Levinson, Eric Roth, John Sayles, Tom Stoppard, Barbara Turner, and Rudy Wurlitzer--are not confined to the 1990s, but their engrossing, detailed, and richly personal stories create, in McGilligan's words, "a snapshot of a profession in motion." Emphasizing the craft of writing and the process of collaboration, this new volume looks at how Hollywood is changing to meet new economic and creative challenges. Backstory 5 explores how these writers come up with their ideas, how they go about adapting a stage play or work of fiction, how they organize and structure their work, and much more.
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, [2010]
Copyright Date: ©2010
ISBN: 9780520945470
Characteristics: 1 online resource (ix, 252 pages)
Additional Contributors: McGilligan, Patrick
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