MPFV 336: Scriptwriting II (Film/Video: Salzer)

MPFV 336: Scriptwriting II
Salzer, Nancy


On reserve at a library:
  1. 21st-century screenplay : a comprehensive guide to writing tomorrow's films / by Linda Aronson.
  2. Daughters of the dust : the making of an African American woman's film / by Julie Dash [with Toni Cade Bambara and Bell Hooks].
  3. Do the right thing : a Spike Lee joint / Spike Lee, with Lisa Jones ; photography by David Lee.
  4. Squid and the whale : the shooting script / screenplay by Noah Baumbach ; introduction by Wes Anderson.
Available online:
  1. (Aronson) "Chapter 7: Normality and disturbance (the set-up)" from The 21st century screenplay
    Link to PDF
  2. (Aronson) "Chapters 16-18" from The 21st Century Screenplay
    Link to PDF
  3. (Aronson) "Chapters 9-11" from The 21st century screenplay
    Link to PDF
  4. (Aronson) "The basics of conventional (three-act) structure" from The 21st Century screenplay
    Link to PDF
  5. (Lee)"The journal" from Do the right thing
    Link to PDF
  6. (MacDonald) "Script of Sink or Swim" from Screen Writings
    Link to PDF
  7. (Murphy) "Chapter 1: The ambivalent protagonist in Stranger in Paradise" from Me and You and Memento and Fargo
    Link to PDF
  8. (Rich) "Historical fictions, modern desires:The Watermelon woman" from New Queer Cinema
    Link to PDF