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"Horror 201: The Silver Scream will be seen as a landmark, the ultimate practical guide to horror filmmaking that will hopefully create and arm an entire generation of horror screenwriters and aspiring directors." - Aaron Sterns
"This is a must have book for all writers looking to break into filmmaking." - Michael Laimo
"No one teaches horror. As a student of terror, realizing just how useful it is in teaching how society works and is influenced, that is a shame. Horror 201 opens the door again, but be careful... you don't know what lurks on the other side. The truth is scary." - David C. Hayes
"With essays and interviews from the likes of John Carpenter, Richard Chizmar, Dan Curtis, Harry Shannon, Edward Lee and the late great Wes Craven, HORROR 201: THE SILVER SCREAM serves up prime cuts of fresh meat and raw broken bone for the palate of the discerning horror fiction and flick aficionado." - Steve Vernon (author of Tatterdemon)
"As an in-depth look into what it takes to produce great horror films, we can think of no better resource on the market!" - Dave Jeffery & James Hart (Award winning film makers from Venomous Little Man Productions)
"Horror 201: The Silver Scream Vol.1 is chock-full of advice from many different artists associated with the movie industry." - Blaze McRob
"A treasure of insights, anecdotes, and advice on the art and craft of horror films--from those who are in the trenches doing it. A must-read for fans and future filmmakers alike." - Taylor Grant, Award-Winning Filmmaker, The Muse, Sticks & Stones, The Vanished
File Size: 3567 KB
Print Length: 227 pages
Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
Publisher: Crystal Lake Publishing (November 27, 2015)
“At the end of the day, screenwriting is an instrumental part of making a movie, but make no mistake, it’s still very much a discipline of writing.”-Stephen Johnson Have you ever wanted to make movie, ever wonder how it’s done? Perhaps, you already have a film or two under your belt. Whatever your situation may be this is a book worth looking into! What about you writers? Ever dream of seeing your work on the big screen? You too, can find invaluable tips on what works and what doesn’t when it comes to adapting a story to a screenplay. As a person who has no aspirations for film making (only film watching, LOL), I still found this a fascinating read. Interwoven between how-tos and what-not-to-dos, you will find amusing anecdotes, insider info, and WOW moments of “I didn’t know that’s how it’s done.” When you have the likes of Wes Craven, Ed Naha, George Romero, Patrick Lussier, and all the rest of these greats giving advice, how could you not want to read what they have to say? Thoroughly entertaining and oh so informative, this is a book that anyone interested movies will surely want to read! Whether you like Horror or not, the tips found here can be adapted to any genre. Buy it, you’ll like it!
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