Screenplay: The Foundations of Screenwriting by Syd Field [FIRST EDITION HARDCOVER] 1994

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Screenplay: The Foundations of Screenwriting by Syd Field 


FIRST EDITION THUS.  Rare First  [and only] trade hardcover printing of this quintessential screenwriting bible.  

Hardcover with dust jacket in Excellent condition.

Dust jacket has some minor shelf / edge wear.  Now housed in a brand new HD mylar jacket protector.  

Book itself is mint. No markings.  Reads as new.

For decades over, Syd Field's "Screenplay" has become THE definitive guide to screenwriting for novices and professionals alike. 

Generations of screenwriters have used Syd Field’s bestselling books to ignite successful careers in film. Now the celebrated producer, lecturer, teacher, and bestselling author has updated his classic guide for a new generation of filmmakers, offering a fresh insider’s perspective on the film industry today. From concept to character, from opening scene to finished script, here are easily understood guidelines to help aspiring screenwriters—from novices to practiced writers—hone their craft. Filled with expanded material—including all-new personal anecdotes and insights, guidelines on marketing and collaboration, plus analyses of recent films.