Learn Screenwriting


We have 9 resources for learning Screenwriting including educational Books, Kindle & Other eBooks, Online Classes, and Bluray Discs, from providers such as Syd Field, Viki King, John Truby, and Robert McKee.


$8

How to Write a Movie in 21 Days: The Inner Movie Method


High School - College | Book, ebook/Kindle

The ultimate survival guide, How to Write a Movie in 21 Days takes the aspiring screenwriter the shortest distance from blank page to complete script. Viki King’s Inner Movie Method is a specific...

$11

Save The Cat! The Last Book on Screenwriting You'll Ever Need


High School - College | Book, ebook/Kindle

This ultimate insider’s guide reveals the secrets that none dare admit, told by a show biz veteran who’s proven that you can sell your script if you can save the cat!

$13

Screenplay: The Foundations of Screenwriting


High School - College | Book, ebook/Kindle

A generation of screenwriters has used Syd Field’s bestselling books to ignite successful careers in film. Now the celebrated producer, lecturer, teacher, and bestselling author has updated his...

Free

Script Writing: Write a Pilot Episode for a TV or Web Series (Project-Centered Course)


College | Online class

What you’ll achieve: In this project-centered course*, you will design a series bible and write a complete pilot episode for your own unique television or web series, be it drama or comedy or...

$17

Story: Substance, Structure, Style and the Principles of Screenwriting


High School - College | Book, ebook/Kindle

Robert McKee’s screenwriting workshops have earned him an international reputation for inspiring novices, refining works in progress and putting major screenwriting careers back on track. Quincy...

$10

The Anatomy of Story: 22 Steps to Becoming a Master Storyteller


High School - College | Bluray, ebook/Kindle

John Truby is one of the most respected and sought-after story consultants in the film industry, and his students have gone on to pen some of Hollywood’s most successful films, including Sleepless...

$4

The Complete Book of Scriptwriting


High School - College | Book

Here, together for the first time, are the first three Freddy books that Walter Brooks wrote, in a single volume, in the order in which they first appeared. Freddy Goes to Florida (first published...

$14

The Hollywood Standard: The Complete and Authoritative Guide to Script Format and Style


High School - College | Book, ebook/Kindle

The Hollywood Standard describes in clear, vivid prose and hundreds of examples how to format every element of a screenplay or television script. A reference for everyone who writes for the screen,...

$19

The Screenwriter's Bible, 6th Edition: A Complete Guide to Writing, Formatting, and Selling Your Script


College | Book

The 20th anniversary edition of one of the most popular, authoritative, and useful books on screenwriting. A standard by which other screenwriting books are measured, it has sold over 200,000...

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