Screenwriting : Creative Labor and Professional Practice, Paperback / softback Book

Screenwriting : Creative Labor and Professional Practice Paperback / softback


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 professionScreenwriting as creative laborScreenwriters' working livesScreenwriting work and the how-to genreScreenwriting work and inequalitiesDrawing 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.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 156 pages, 2 Tables, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: Film scripts & screenplays
  • ISBN: 9780415642675

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