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W chapter on sources for screenplays and movies including how Asian films are acuired and adapted Many colleges and universities have graduate and undergraduate degrees in screenwriting and of course plenty of non students are pursuing the screenwriting dream as wel. This book is a great tool for any screenwriter Whether you read it front to back or just use it as a resource when you're stuck writing this book will definitely help make you a better screenwriter Best Screenwriting book I've found yet Got this one as a christmas gift with some Final Draft software The two combine to make a great present for anyone looking to get into screenwriting

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